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Just beautiful

Stunnnig scenery and a very good walk. Does not get overcrowded as they restrict entry to the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
quakered
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London
Easy Hike, beautiful Views!

Take your camera and a water bottle. Summers are hot but there is the occasional rain shower which... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
spokanesid
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Spokane, WA
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunnnig scenery and a very good walk. Does not get overcrowded as they restrict entry to the number of cars the car park can hold - cool idea!

Thank quakered
Reviewed 1 week ago

Take your camera and a water bottle. Summers are hot but there is the occasional rain shower which can make it a bit chilly, so be prepared. It's an easy hike.

Thank spokanesid
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bus drops you here. This is the iconic photo spot. There are restrooms and water fountains (no food). Recommend you bring a water bottle if you plan to do any kind of walking (you can refill it if necessary). The trail around Maroon Lake...More

Thank BLT1991
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! A must see in the Rockies near Aspen, Colorado. Took 3 teenagers & they were not disappointed. Hiked the 1.5 mile scenic trail loop. Stunning didply ok for mother nature.

Thank lawh04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled with my wife and 2 months old baby. Place is stroller friendly. Clean. It has restroom. Only 13 miles from aspen.

Thank karsomaditya
Reviewed June 5, 2018

Went for an afternoon hike up to Maroon Lake. The hike was relatively easy and took about two hours round trip (not pushing the pace). Lots of opportunities to take pictures. Nice spot to rest by the lake at the top of the trail. Definitely...More

8  Thank futureconsultant
Reviewed May 28, 2018

The photographer in our group wanted a sunrise shot of the Maroon Bells. So we spent the night in Aspen and checked out at 5:00 am. And we drove in the dark to Maroon Bells. The self pay station was difficult until we turned the...More

1  Thank rwdw
Reviewed April 22, 2018

you have to see this! and PLEASE do not leave trash or dog messes. it's sad to see this beautiful place being overrun with disrespectful crowds. the bathrooms are so toxic you literally have to hold your breath. go in early June or later September....More

2  Thank anengineeredtraveler
Reviewed March 9, 2018

This is one of the most anticipated places for established and aspired photographers, so it is very crowded, so ideally have your own transportation before and after their bus shuttle schedule!

1  Thank Nia V
Reviewed February 25, 2018

Fun and easy hike if you are visiting the bells. The terrain is mild and the view from the lake is worth the hike. Many people enjoy the lake and hang out a while before turning back.

Thank Shanna S
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Linda W
April 24, 2017|
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Response from PhantomFan365 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Disabled placard is one of the exceptions for users who can drive into the Maroon Bells area. There is a $10 recreation use fee. See stayaspensnowmass for more details
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BubbaClark
October 14, 2015|
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Response from Sameer2011 | Reviewed this property |
I dont know about the parking but i can tell you about the trail. It is narrow at some points (need to move in a single file, one after another) and wider at other points. It is definitely rocky but not very steep. I mean... More
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