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Get Outside: Ten Best Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

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Every summer, thousands of locals and tourists enjoy outdoor recreation in Denver’s closest national park. Hiking is the biggest draw to Rocky Mountain National Park, as you’ll find scenic backpacking routes, day treks to waterfalls, alpine lakes and mountain summits. Before the season ends, book your timed entry and experience these ten can’t-miss hikes in RMNP:

Emerald Lake
Bear Lake Trailhead
Moderate, 3.2 miles out and back

A scenic drive down Bear Lake Road leads to one of the most popular hikes in RMNP: Emerald Lake. On this route, you’ll pass the lily pad-covered Nymph Lake and stunning Dream Lake before reaching your destination. Dramatic peaks rise above the water, and oftentimes, you’ll spot elk grazing nearby. For more scenery and to break away from the crowds,…

Abigail Bliss

2022-08-12 06:00:00

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