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Maroon Bells

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Address: Aspen Highlands, Aspen, CO
Phone Number: 19709251940
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A Must See Scenic Spot

You can't come to Aspen and not visit the Maroon Bells. If you want to see the Aspen leaves in full Fall color visit Sept 22-26.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Prescott, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You can't come to Aspen and not visit the Maroon Bells. If you want to see the Aspen leaves in full Fall color visit Sept 22-26.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Definitely worth the ride out. The bus driver gave us good information on the way up the mountain. The park itself was beautiful.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have been here in spring, in summer and in fall. I've never been disappointed. It is so much better in person than in pictures. We saw a bull moose while we were there this time. The shuttle drivers are pretty good tour guides. The lake has such clear water that you can easily see the trout swimming in the... More 

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Eveleth, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fun hike. Great scenery. Very rocky. Make sure that you wear good shoes or boots. Be prepared that you have to pay to park at Highlands and then pay for the bus ride up to the base of the hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's the most photographed spot in Colorado, & perhaps one of the most photographed in North America---& it is stunning! :) Best bet: If you go before 6:30 am (during the summer months, up through Labor Day weekend...) you can drive your own vehicle up & park in the lot(s) before the rangers come on duty! If not, no worries---take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely glad I took the time to visit Maroon Bells, and hike the Crater Lake Trail. Beautiful views! I was a bit confused about where to park once the parking lot is full, but basically you want to take the turnoff at the roundabout, head for Maroon Lake, and park at the Aspen Highlands Ski Area. It only costs $5,... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A trip to Aspen is not complete until you see Maroon Bells. You can drive by car before 8am or after 5pm otherwise you must take the bus. It is the most beautiful lake, mountain and especially beautiful with the Aspens in September. Take your good camera!! We took a bottle of wine and a blanket and enjoyed this beautiful... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went early in the day. The sun was just coming out giving the place an ethereal feel. The hike was difficult at times and we were glad we started early.

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

The Maroon Bells never disappoint! I have been there twice, both in late September. The fall colors in the drive to the Maroon Bells and at the Maroon Bells are always a spectacular site! My husband and I returned this year just to see them during peak fall foliage.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am so thankful we made this part of our trip. The hike around the lake is easy. The upper loop hike offers great scenery. I would hike the lower and upper loop clockwise as it offers great photo ops. I would NOT take the maroon creek trail down the creek. It was 3.2 miles and a large part of... More 

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