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“The Perfect Base for Hiking” 5 of 5 stars
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Bear Lake
5000 Bear Lake Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin
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“The Perfect Base for Hiking”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Bear Lake is a perfect family hike. Plus, it has numerous trails branching off from it, allowing it to be your hiking base for the day! Alberta Falls & Dream Lake are two worthwhile hikes!

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“A must see and experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

I took both boys ages 2 and 6 on this beautiful walk around the lake. It is breathtaking and serene. As stated by other reviewers, the road to Bear Lake is closed for construction from 9a-4p mon-fri. When you do drive up, use the shuttle lot, there are so many cars with the limited schedule and you will have already driven the way up only to find not find a parking place. Oh and take the hike to Alberta Falls!! Not to miss!!!

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Iowa
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“Beautiful!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Great small lake with scenic beauty. Nice hike around. Usually busy or full after morning so go before 9:00 to be sure you can park or else you may have to take the shuttle, but even that is not bad at all.

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Muscatine, Iowa
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“Easy hike, great views!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013

Bring your camera! You will need it. Beautiful drive to get to this lake. If desired, you can take a shuttle bus. The road to this lake is currently undergoing road construction (June 2013). We waited until 4:00PM when travel to the lake via car was allowed.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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“Smaller than expected”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We were expecting Lake Tahoe but found a large pond. It was easy to get to from the parking lot. Very peaceful and picturesque.

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