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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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

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Be sure to take this trail.

The loop trail is beautiful, but a bit rocky in spots. Not too steep, but requires good walking shoes and a walking stick is helpful.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

The loop trail is beautiful, but a bit rocky in spots. Not too steep, but requires good walking shoes and a walking stick is helpful.

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Visakhapatnam. Andhra Pradesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Must visit in Lifetime. Every season has its own beauty, even in rain. Any amount of time is not enough if you are watching beautiful small birds hunting the fish continuously. A challenge to bird photographers as they are moving So fast! Nice breeze, ambiance relaxes totally. People doing yoga will be really happy . No noise except bird sounds.... More 

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Kimberly, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is one of our favorite scenic hikes in Aspen. It is easy and beautiful! It has a lot of wildflowers in the summer and most of it is in the shade of beautiful aspen trees. We have seen deer every time we have been here. Bring the camera, this one is beautiful!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

gorgeous!!! not to be missed in the visit so Aspen. Skip crater lake hike....lake is great but not great not he way there and the way back

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I never get tired of visiting here - over 50 times in the last 40 years. There is always something new to see. For the first time ever we were able to see a moose right on the upper end of the lake. This was a real treat!

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Pslstine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Maroon Lake is beautiful - you can walk around it, it's kinda crowded though. You need to get to the Maroon Bells parking lot by 7:30 or so, as it fills up and after 8 AM you have to take a shuttle to the lake instead of driving your car, You should take the trail further up to Crater Lake... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We hiked to Crater lake while visiting Maroon Bells! The hike is about a mile and a half with a few areas of steepness but for the most part very manageable for a novice hiker!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

once you are there do not be lazy and do it, it rerally worth it, see the natural life and explore this great place

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a short trail, not more than about an hour or so of walking. It was not steep or narrow. Felt like being in a jungle in the middle of the mountains. I loved the walk, and it was an easy one. The tail is very well marked and well maintained as well. Hats off to whoever is managing... More 

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Minnesota City, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Easy hike along lake with plenty of places to take interesting photos. If you go early in the morning (before 8 am) you can drive to the trailhead, otherwise, you will need to take a shuttle bus for $6 a piece. The bus helps to reduce pollution near the site so I understand and support its use. Double-check the information/brochures... More 

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