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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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Address: Aspen, CO 81611
Phone Number: 970 925 3445
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One of the most photographed places in Colorado

This place is heavenly. There are tons of hikes. High altitude and weather can change on a dime-so check out the conditions in all aspects before you go and take some layers of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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San Francisco, California
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is heavenly. There are tons of hikes. High altitude and weather can change on a dime-so check out the conditions in all aspects before you go and take some layers of clothes. I have been here a few times and Fall is one of the best times to visit. Many photographers get in early around 6am and take... More 

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Southlake, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a gentle trail from the spot the buses drop you off and is suitable for all fitness levels. The view is amazing in the cleft of the mountains and the mountain lake makes the setting spectacular.

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Going up to the bells for sunrise is a must! It is absolutely stunningly beautiful. Definitely a highlight of my trip. Alex, the concierge at the Sky Hotel, recommended us to go at sunrise and boy was it worth it!

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denver, co
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The most photographed peaks in USA. This is the most beautiful scenic place for all ages. Lots of trails, not far from the parking lot. I'm "hiking" challenged and I love going to Maroon Bells and Lake. It's a short walk from the parking lot, easy trail and there are more trails accessed from around the lake for those who... More 

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aptos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Crowds at the Lake Photographing but you can hike and about after two miles, you have the West Maroon Trail in solitude. Also, good to hike to Crater Lake (1.5 mi. OW), all the way up West Maroon Trail to West Maroon Pass (13 mi. RT) or up East Maroon/Snowmass Tr to Buckskin Pass (9 mi. RT).

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Breathtaking and well worth the trip. So pristine and peaceful. Views are gorgeous Very little walking to get to for those that cannot hike.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a nice easy walk for those that might be affected by the altitude but want breathtaking views of the Bells.

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Horseheads, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We hiked an adjacent trail, but this one we couldn't finish with our dog. Moose had been seen that morning but this restriction seems permanent. Not sure.

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Rocky River, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came from Crested Butte to the Aspen Trailhead on 9/17. It's a very rocky trail longer than you think. Prepare with appropriate shoes water and food. Beautiful breathtaking scenery and up close views worth the trip. The lake and streams are low this time of year but still worthy of a visit. Great hiking but be prepared

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Will go back we were never prepared for this trip, just made a last minute decision and drove over night and had the best experience.

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