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Rocky Mountains, Colorado

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#29 of 143 in Nature in Colorado
Experience the alpine climate in the Rocky Mountains. Test your mountaineering skills by hiking on 560 km (350 mi) of trails. The region includes easy, paved hiking trails, moderate dirt trails for hiking and biking, and moutaineering trails for serious backpackers and climbers. You can fish in a variety of lakes and streams, or try rafting for an adrenaline rush. The area is known for the mountain scenery, meadows, and wildlife--including elk, bears, pikas, and marmots. You can also go horseback riding, kayaking, or mountain biking. Put Rocky Mountains on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our New Castle itinerary builder.
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  • August 11, 2017
    Wow! Park is superb. Rangers are superb. Go to Best Lake and walk up to Emerald Lake - take you're time and have a few rests as the oxygen is low. So worth it. See photo. Park is full of wonderful wil...  more »
  • August 10, 2017
    Review more about tips: Single day revisit after 40 years. Still impressive but a much busier park now. Hikes I recommend: Alberta Falls and Bear Lake. Fairly easy hikes and you can get to each locati...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Amazing Park with incredible views and unique landscapes! Everything very clean and with impeccable infrastructure! They have to visit it!
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