From this trailhead you can access some great easy hikes that offer excellent value for effort. Bear Lake itself is beautiful and takes 2 minutes to walk to, making it one of the most popular destinations in the park. We took our photos here and carried on the trail towards Nymph Lake. It's pretty small but is very picturesque and looks as though it's been taken from a fairytale book. After more photos we carried on up the trail to Dream Lake; was quite a long lake and seemed popular with fishermen. The trail carries on around the edge of the lake and eventually ends at Emerald lake a little further on. I'd recommend this trail for people that don't feel they can handle some of the more strenuous ones in the park, or anyone wanting to see some fabulous Rocky Mountain Scenery. We went in mid September and hada glorious sunny day.
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