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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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Address: Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925 3445
Activities: Hiking

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Gorgeous, easy, short trail

This is the perfect trail to do if you want to take it easy, yet be amazed. It is beautiful, simple, and relatively quick.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This is the perfect trail to do if you want to take it easy, yet be amazed. It is beautiful, simple, and relatively quick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Awesome...take the time and take the hike to crater lake- it is a nice walk that we were able to do with our 6 & 8 year olds-

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The plants and wildflowers around this trail are amazing. The view of the bells can be seen throughout the trail. A beautiful river goes through the trail and ends in a beautiful lake that is absolutely crystal clear with nice tints of blue and green. There are nice bridges that cross the river that allow you to appreciate its intensity.... More 

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Saint Louis
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lakeside trail with perfect view for taking pictures. We had one taken a few years back hanging in our kitchen. The trail is near the parking lot so if you have difficulty getting around, this is a great place to visit for an easy look a the Maroon Bells mountains. Restrooms at the parking lot with picnic tables near... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We hiked this trail and crossed over to the wilderness area. Both are a blast for families, as long as you keep track of which trail you are on and how long you have until the bus leaves. Great time.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is a beautiful lake and a good hiking trail. It gets crowded, so it's best to arrive as early as possible to avoid the crowds. There are Park Rangers on site and they are extremely helpful in helping you sort out the area and the trails. It's a beautiful picture perfect spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

One of the prettiest places we've ever visited! Not much of a hike, but you can go further if you'd like. Go early! If you go before 8 am you can drive your own car in. After 8 am you have to use the bus and park elsewhere. $10 per car to get in. The lake definitely photographs better in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This was our families favorite hike in Aspen. From Maroon Lake up to Crater Lake. It's a good 1000 ft gain and 1.8 miles one way. Clear path but quite rocky - good shoes only! Not for those who are out of shape but not overly hard either (I'm a walker - 10,000 steps per day) and the kids, 12... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Truly amazing, up there as one of my favourite place to visit! The scenery is simply stunning, mother nature in all her glory! A photo in every direction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Worth the hike but be sure to dress properly, especially shoes. The trail is challenging, especially in Spring when sections are covered in snow.

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Address: Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925 3445
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aspen

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