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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, Aspen

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Barely stretching for 3 km (1.9 mi), Maroon Lake Scenic Trail offers views of the wine-colored peaks of the iconic Maroon Bells, one of the most-photographed mountains in North America. This moderate scenic track meanders along the brook that flows into the lake, past many benches you can rest at, and interpretive signposts that provide information about the area. Amenities include public restrooms and water fountains. PutMaroon Lake Scenic Trail into our Aspen trip itinerary planning website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • A must see if you are in Aspen area.. about 20 minutes drive from Aspen or Snow Mass. Make sure it is open before you go.. Need reservation during day time. If you enter the park after 6 p.m. : then....  more »
  • Take your time while being here. You will wish that you would have walked all of the trails. Bring a jacket, as it gets quite windy there. We loved it, and we don't typically hike....  more »
  • One of the most stunning hikes in CO. Just did this with our family. Kids ages 16/13/11/9. Everyone loved it. Hike is NOT hard. An enjoyable walk through some of the most beautiful scenery in the....  more »
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  • Great place for a low to moderate hike!
  • Beautiful mountain lake with the Maroon Bells watching over.
  • Wonderful trail to crater lake.
  • Awesome scenic views
  • This place is magical!

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