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Address: Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Hidden Gem of Rockies .. Best Location For Sunrise

This is really beautiful glacier lake. In summer you can walk into the lake. This lake has a nice boardwalk. One can bring stroller as well. In narrow stream I let my daughter... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Tanmay S
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New York City, New York

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is really beautiful glacier lake. In summer you can walk into the lake. This lake has a nice boardwalk. One can bring stroller as well. In narrow stream I let my daughter play in the flowing water, she liked a lot. Photography Spot : I went here for the sunrise, I was able to get a nice reflection shot... More 

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Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've grilled out here several times and continued that tradition on this most recent trip. There are several grills and picnic tables, including a few right by Glacier Creek. My kids loved dipping their feet in the creek. We also enjoyed a lovely walk to/around Sprague Lake after dinner.

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Houston, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice easy hike if you want to walk in a circle. It is good for the elderly and handicapped . There are little sandy streams feeding into the lake and the kids had a lot of run playing and exploring in the ankle deep water.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice picnic spot, and beautiful views. We enjoyed spending some time at the lake, not just the hike.

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Albany, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no problem finding parking at a prime time of year.. It was a short walk to the beautiful lake. My friend and I did some fishing and he caught two smallish trout. It was an easy and smooth path around the lake and we saw someone in a motorized wheelchair riding along with out issue. Bring lunch and... More 

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Greeley, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sprague Lake is found along the road to Bear Lake. The trail around the lake is very flat and so families with kids and folks with some problems walking can probably enjoy the trail. This is a great location for a rustic picnic lunch. You get some good views of the surrounding mountains. Perhaps not s spectacular for photos as... More 

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Thank John G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love Rocky Mountain national park. We stopped at Sprague Lake for a picnic lunch and hike. They had a great picnic area that accommodated our large group of 21. We had age ranges from 5 to 65 and it a fairly easy hike. Flat ground graveled path.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went on a short backpack from here to the upper wind river site and saw a huge bull moose! The trail around the lake is also nice and has year views. The view of the milky way from this area at night are great, since there is no light pollution. Also very convenient to the glacier basin campground

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In my 4 day stay at RMNP, I went to sprague lake 3 times. This was just a place that I want to see during the sunrise, sunset, and all times. It was just amazing with the view of mountains covered with snow on one side and lake on the other side. And, it was less crowded than bear lake.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sprague Lake is easily accessed off Bear Lake Road and has plenty of parking, picnic tables with grills, and restrooms. The path around the lake is very easy with near zero elevation change. We took our two small children, strolled around the lake, stopped to eat our sandwiches and watched the fly fisherman all the way out in the middle.... More 

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