Grottos Trail, Aspen
Categories: Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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Location: It's on your left about 9 miles east of Aspen if you're traveling westbound on Highway 82. If you pass Weller Lake you've gone too far. Easy hike through dirt and smooth rock surfaces. Just ... read more »
This is a hidden gem---many people drive into Aspen & completely miss this; when you see the "Grottos Trail" sign, turn left & down into the parking lot. There are the Ice Caves trail, the Cascades tr... read more »
Grottos Trail is Lovely... Cool ice caves, beautiful cascades, lovely forest. Good for couch potatoes.
Would give it a 5 star but we missed turn and found other crevice caves by mistake. Turn left at "Grotto trail" sign.
This a good spot to get out, walk around, and explore natural geological formations along Independence Pass
If you are looking for the waterfalls and ice caves keep going, this marker is not accurate. There is another attraction called the grottos 9 miles further from Aspen just past Wellers campground and worth the short hike!
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