Deer Mountain, Rocky Mountain National Park

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Deer Mountain is located in Rocky Mountain National Park. Make Deer Mountain a part of your Rocky Mountain National Park vacation plans using our Rocky Mountain National Park trip planner .
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  • October 4, 2017
    It took us about 3 hours to complete the ~6 mile-roundtrip to Deer Mountain, but it was well worth it. My wife and I started this trail since the park was mostly closed. We had no idea what to expect ...  more »
  • October 2, 2017
    Some family members chose this trail during the Elk Fest weekend, believing it would be less popular than the others. But it attracted a good number of adventurers with its well-groomed and moderately...  more »
  • August 28, 2017
    Nice walk with lovely views over Rocky Mountains National Park. In comparison with other parts of the park (such as, for example, Bear Lake) we felt it here rather quiet for hiking (yet when we were here mid-June). Level is not easy, but certainly not too troublesome. We have done this walk with a child carrier.
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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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