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Address: Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Tremendous experience, even in the cold.

My gf and I went may 2017 and it was breathtaking. There was snow so having waterproof hiking shoes was a big big plus. About 1 mile walk around the lake was amazing.

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My gf and I went may 2017 and it was breathtaking. There was snow so having waterproof hiking shoes was a big big plus. About 1 mile walk around the lake was amazing.

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Bear lake is awesome. My wife and I plus our 4 year daughter made the hike around the lake quite easily. Lot of great views. Definitely worth the stop and $30 week pass into RMNP.

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South Jordan, Utah
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First off, this Lake is beautiful. I mean stunning!! However, it is still half frozen, slushy, wet, and slippery which made it a very difficult hike for us and our 5 year old. We are avid hikers but we were slipping all over the trail. We will be back but we def only do this with kids in the summer... More 

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Munich, Germany
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We found this cute little lake surrounded by the huge Rocky Mountains after we entered the Rocky Mountains National Park. There was still a lot of snow at the end of May. In front of the lake there is a big parking area and a visitor center. It is really enjoyable there.

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Brandon, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw elk and deer on our way to and from Bear Lake. One part of the national park was closed but Bear Lake was open. The lake was half frozen in middle of May. Loved seeing the animals!

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Plant City, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first day in the park and we decided to drive up to Bear Lake and check it out. This was May 8 and we were shocked to see it was still frozen, but oh so beautiful! We decided to walk all the way around the lake and even with the snow it was sill a fairly easy walk.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was awesome! 75 degrees and snow😍great hike. Don't stop at Bear lake!keep going to see the other lakes! Very festive and fun to see the skiers!

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Wellington, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pleasant lake that's very popular with everyone but is particularly perfect for people with a disability as once the snows gone the path is short and easily accessible from the car park. It's not the best Lake so don't if your are able pass up on the walk to the other 3 makes as they are the Crown Jewels. If... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Bear Lake. It is such a beautiful lake with towers mountains surrounding it. Birds and Chipmonks are everywhere. The parking lot really fills up quickly so get there early or park down the road where a bus picks you up. The bus is nice. There are many trails from the this location so enjoy the day. Most summer... More 

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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am a Parks person and I wanted to go on a hike while in Denver so what better place than the Rocky Mountain National Park? The drive up the mountain was a little scary and there were signs that said "Warning Winter Weather" however we didn't see any snow so we weren't sure what we had in store for... More 

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