Cub Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park

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Cub Lake Trail is located in Rocky Mountain National Park. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Cub Lake Trail by using our Rocky Mountain National Park trip builder tool .
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  • The guidebook said this was a moderately easy hike. I disagree..lol. it was a moderate hike..nothing easy about it, especially the last 1 to 1/2 mile. I found the hike out to the lake to be extremely ...  more »
  • Cub Lake Trail is about 2.3 miles one way so around 5 miles total. It's a beautiful hike with hills and lots of stepping over rocks. There were a few tiny snakes in the path and about 1 mile in, we ha...  more »
  • Beautiful scenery on this hike! It's 2.3 mile one way to the lake. On the way about 1 mile in, we had the pleasure to see a moose and her calf. After 1 mile, the hike starts to get more hills and a li...  more »

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Where to stay in Rocky Mountain National Park

Camping offers one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the nature of Rocky Mountain National Park. The park offers more than 500 individual sites spread out over five developed campgrounds, and wilderness camping expands your options even further. Many visitors stay in the eastside gateway town of Estes Park, where you can choose from lodges, resorts, economy motels, small inns, bed and breakfasts, and cabins. The town features a lake and views of the park's sharp peaks. On the park's western side, a handful of lodges, inns, cabins, and motels are clustered around Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake. You'll also find campgrounds around Lake Granby.
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