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Well worth the trip

This is a moderate hike that takes about 2 hours round trip. The water lilies were just starting to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sseb0744
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Atenas, Costa Rica
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Great Hike

Great hike (challenging), sceneic, will get a good workout on dirt and rocky path, takes about an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
RLCZ70
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Grand Island, Nebraska
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“easy hike” (15 reviews)
“nice hike” (8 reviews)
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Wildernest Rd., Silverthorne, CO
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a moderate hike that takes about 2 hours round trip. The water lilies were just starting to bloom with gorgeous yellow flowers in mid June this year. It was a bit rough this time as the trail had not yet been maintained and...More

Thank sseb0744
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hike (challenging), sceneic, will get a good workout on dirt and rocky path, takes about an hour

Thank RLCZ70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first part of this trail was a bit rigorous but all in all not a hard trail at all. Saw many families with all ages. No Lily pads yet but still a beautiful hike and scenery.

Thank knitnaway
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A couple of asterisks: this reviewer has over 80 reviews, mostly of trails in our national Parks with 92 approvals. Secondly, this hike was in the first week of June, 2017. Now to the nitty-gritty. This is a highly touted Trail, and we saw a...More

Thank Earl D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've hiked this trail a number of times both from the Wildernest side and also up from the Fisco exit. After a heavy snowfall in December my daughter and I snowshoed in from Wildernest. From Wildernest the trail is pretty much flat except for the...More

Thank John P
Reviewed April 26, 2017

This is our favorite hike. Don't let that initial climb scare ou if ou are starting out from Wildernest. It is an easy hike to the Lake and a great one for kids and dogs. We usually picnic once we get there. If you have...More

Thank Stephie H
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Make sure you have snowshoes to hike in the winter, the snow was very deep. Beautiful trail through the trees. Lake was frozen and covered in snow. The views along the walk were prettier than the destination.

Thank DONNA L
Reviewed March 5, 2017 via mobile

Great snowshoe/hike. Easy and great scenery along the way. Lake was frozen over when we were there . Very enjoyable

1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Great little hike-not too long. Maybe a little strenuous for those not used to the altitude, but not too difficult. Lots of nice views. You might see some wildlife. Its a pleasant way to experience the local scenery.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed October 15, 2016

The hike from the parking is by far the most strenuous and at times the trail isn't the clearest but you aren't going to get lost either. This is a nice easy hike if you are not used to hiking at altitude and the lakes...More

Thank Andrew F
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Elizabeth P
Pet friendly?
June 4, 2017|
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Response from Carol G | Reviewed this property |
Almost all trails in Colorado are pet friendly
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Ashleyrsmith
Can we fish in the lakes on this trail?
June 23, 2016|
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Response from RinTulsa | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I'm not sure there are fish in them though!
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