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Emerald Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park

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Emerald Lake Trail is located in Rocky Mountain National Park. Emerald Lake Trail is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our online itinerary creator, Estes Park Edition.
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  • My wife is forever searching for the perfect effort:view ratio — the best view with a hike that's good, but not painfully strenuous. This fits the bill perfectly. The climb is simple and straightforwa...  more »
  • This is one of the most beautiful hikes we have ever been on. It was really cool seeing 3 lakes on one hike. I am in fairly decent shape, maybe it was the elevation but there were times on the hike I ...  more »
  • My friends and I did this hike after having completed a half marathon, and it was a great hike. It was fairly easy and short but still provided great views around us. Emerald Lake is incredibly pictur...  more »