Emerald Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • Emerald Lake is 1.8 mi/2.9 km from the Bear Lake trailhead. The short hike is a bit steep - rising 605 ft/184 m in elevation. On the way to Emerald Lake, you pass by Nymph and Dream Lakes. We visited ...  more »
  • This was my favorite hiking experience of Estes Park. We walked through to Nymph Lake, Emerald Lake, and Dream Lake -- all incredible and it was amazing how different the scenery was at each one. I ca...  more »
  • Cold and wind aside, this is an awesome hike! Especially in winter in the middle of the week, when the crowds are almost nonexistent! We didn’t make it to Emerald this time, but stops along the way at...  more »

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