We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Beautiful Trail

Not that difficult and I am a first time hiker, so it was great. It's a long hike and difficult to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
ryank8402018
,
Canton, Ohio
Hiker? Don’t miss this one.

Our group of twelve hit the Glacier Gorge trailhead at 6:45am. Hiking in July means a good chance... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Katie H
via mobile
Read all 89 reviews
143
All photos (143)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
About
Located at the bottom of Colorado's Petit Grepon.
Contact
Petit Grepon, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
Website
Reviews (89)
Filter reviews
89 results
Traveler rating
82
7
0
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
82
7
0
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviewstimberline fallsrock scramblewaterfall climbfull day hikeslippery rocksgreat hikefinal destinationfavorite hikestart earlyhike beginsmid junebear lakerain jacketelevation gainlake haiyahatrail passesafternoon storms
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 89 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago

Not that difficult and I am a first time hiker, so it was great. It's a long hike and difficult to climb up the water fall but there are turn around points before that.

Thank ryank8402018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of twelve hit the Glacier Gorge trailhead at 6:45am. Hiking in July means a good chance of afternoon spot showers. Bring a rain jacket. We saw several estimates on the length of this trail. 9 miles plus for sure. Mostly moderate with 4...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this hike. We passed 12 Elk on the trail to the lake. Awesome. We had to walk around them, as their were 2 babies in the bunch that we could see. Need to be in good shape to hike the waterfall to get to...More

Thank got2bebiking
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, this was tough! It is SO worth it though! Beautiful! You do have to climb a waterfall! Take bug spray and sunscreen.

Thank Samantha H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent hiking trails crisscross alpine fields, skirt the edge of isolated high-altitude lakes and bring travelers to the wild, untamed heart of the Rockies. If you have a day to spare, take a venture to Sky Pond or The Loch via the Glacier Gorge Trailhead....More

1  Thank CoyoteJake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to add to all the glowing reviews. Hike was just over 10 miles. You should be reasonably fit as this becomes difficult at the last mile with steeper elevation and 100' rock scramble/climb to the top. If you cannot do the climb the...More

1  Thank Rudy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I completed this hike on July 14, 2018. The hike to Lock Lake was picturesque with several long views to the surrounding Rocky Mountain range. However, it wasn't until we scaled the vertical wall near the waterfall to get to Glass Lake...More

1  Thank Ken D
Reviewed July 3, 2018

This lake is awesome and I love the trail to get here. Sure, you will do some rock climbing and maybe even get wet from the water fall but it is so worth it. Don't quit. Keep going and enjoy the view.

1  Thank liechtyluke
Reviewed July 2, 2018

Per recommendation, we got to the park at 7:30, and were able to easily find parking at the Bear Lake parking lot. We wanted to park at the Canyon trail, however the lot their is much smaller than the Bear Lake lot, and while the...More

Thank JimFam6
Reviewed June 16, 2018

My husband and I both love to hike, but neither of us are extreme athletes. I would rate this hike as "difficult" for sure, mostly because of the length, but also because of what it requires of you. We hiked in mid June, and there...More

2  Thank Georgia H
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Emily B
June 1, 2015|
Answer
Response from Angelica B | Reviewed this property |
Yes. If you are not an avid hiker and not acclimated to altitude it will take you about 2-4 hours to get to Sky pond, depending on how much you stop (to photograph, eat, drink, etc.) and you'll need about half that time to... More
2
Votes