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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

Aspen, CO 81611
970 925 3445
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Ranked #2 of 59 Attractions in Aspen
Type: Hiking Trails
Activities: Hiking
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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Great place to hike around lake or up to Carter Lake. Can also hike up East or West Maroon Trails. Beautiul place to hike or take picnic lunch and hike around.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The hike was a hike... not crazy but be ready to do some uphill for a bit.. When you arrive at Crater Lake you will be happy and glad you made the effort. Stop and take in the views as you head up and down as you get many different scenes that you can miss if you don't take it... More

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The most beautiful place in Colorado - not like any fourteener on the planet. On a calm day the mountain reflection in the lake is unlike any you will ever see. Even an amateur photographer can get a great picture.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Easy trail, amazing fall colors! A place to stop and take in nature's beauty. Take your camera! We went back twice in 3 days.

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Everyone is driving slowly along this winding, beautiful 2-lane road. A photo will not do it justice.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Awesome awesome awesome, if you have a chance to go , GO, it worth then ten dollar entry fee ( cash or check, NO CREDIT OR DEBIT CARDS) it was amazing beautiful place! We will go back

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Centerville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Colors of lake change as you walk around it. Can see beaver constructed wood home as well as creek with rapids that runs into lake and fly fishermen in creek, All the time surrounded by groves of aspen and mountains of every color and shape.

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I can spend the whole day at the Marroon Bells. Somehow the energy is special there. The Bells are majestic.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Awesome views easily reached by all, very short hike on level path to first lake. Stay and enjoy the view of The Maroon Bells shadowing the lake. Some are lucky and get to see moose in the lake, but i have not. There are two scenic loops at the end of the lake to explore but are more demanding. After... More

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

In order to get to Maroon Lake and view the Maroon Bells one must take a bus from the parking structure at Aspen Highlands. The bus ride is free and only fifteen minuets and the views heading up the mountain are spectacular. When you arrive at the drop off, walk to the lake and take your time to view the... More

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