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Mud Lake Trail

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Nice relaxing hike

We went here to try something different. It was an enjoyable hike with minimal elevation change... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2018
Lake in the Hills, Illinois
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Nice afternoon easy hike

Beautiful views and an easy hike for those who want to enjoy the outdoors but not get too strained... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Dawn P
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Oct 20, 2018
“Nice relaxing hike”
May 15, 2018
“Nice afternoon easy hike”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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County Road 126, Head 2 miles north on the Peak to Peak Highway from Nederland, Nederland, CO 80466
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We went here to try something different. It was an enjoyable hike with minimal elevation change. It was scenic and able to enjoy snow peaks in the distance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank K D
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Love that you can ride around an alpine lake just over 9000 ft & forested shady areas of 2-3 miles of flat level trails good for snow shoes or cross county in the the winter too! Such a great hike, ride or ski place in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Beautiful views and an easy hike for those who want to enjoy the outdoors but not get too strained. Bring a picnic as there are many spots to sit and enjoy the view just outside thenmain parking lot.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Dawn P
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Mud Lake Open Space is a great location during the heat of summer. It's cooler up in Nederland, the trails are mostly shaded. The trails have minimal elevation gain, are of decent width and are surrounded by wildflowers and pines making for a scenic and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank nstarsfan
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is used by Wild Bear Mountain Ecology for kids classes. They are located in the shopping center in Nederland and give great advice. Classes are open to all.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank chuckyfromkentucky
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Mud Lake Open Area is just north of Nederland providing an easy glimpse of the mountains after perusing and eating your way through town (it is much prettier than the sound of the lkae’s name). The area consists of a couple of one mile loops...More

Date of experience: June 2016
2  Thank Colo-Mtn-Hiker
Reviewed April 25, 2016

ud Lake itself may be a relic of historical mining activities, as explained on the display plaques at the park. The trails are open to cyclists, so be prepared to share the space. The trails are dog-friendly with leashes required. There are no amenities, so...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Kelly O
Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

On the Peak to Peak scenic highway drive. We'll worth the extra hour to take in. Wear comfortable shoes and a rain slicker comes in handy if caught in a pop up mountain shower.

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Rod P
Reviewed September 10, 2015

The Mud Lake trailhead accesses the several trails around and near Mud Lake. The trails aren't particularly rough or challenging, but do provide a nice hike through the forest, with several spots for views north toward the Indian Peaks. The area was heavily explored by...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank cohighplainsdrifter
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