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“beautiful area”
Review of Bear Lake

Bear Lake
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Reviewed July 14, 2013

great area- best in early morning- sunrise is beautiful here and crowds are significantly less early in morning & trails to other lakes less crowded

Thank Jeff V
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"beautiful walk"
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"views of the mountains"
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

Beautiful lake that you can hike around or hike over to different falls. One thing must be warned, if you are not an avid hiker, take your time coming from the falls. Anyone who lives in less than 5000 feet will have a hard time getting back from the falls.

Thank Leonard H
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Daughter and I found this a nice easy hike. There are lots of benches to sit and enjoy the scenery.
We took lots of beautiful pictures.
I recommend driving out after construction is shutdown for the day after 5 pm to avoid delays.

Thank Betty F
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Friends and I visited Bear Lake as a tribute to a friend that had passed away. The lake was beautiful and the trails were well kept and easy to navigate.

Thank vicki26149
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

Because of the road construction to Bear Lake, get in before 9 (recommend before 8:15/8:30 AM) to park. You can also go after 4 PM. Pick up a pamphlet for the walking tour around Bear Lake for added information as it points out things you might not notice. The path is an easy walk with beautiful views, and lots of picture taking opportunities. It's not to be missed when visiting the Rocky Mountain National Park!

Thank Janet E
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