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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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  • The trail is pretty easy. It starts out great and ends awesome. There are three lakes with beautiful views. In early June there is still snow at the top so made it a little tricky because it was slipp...  more »
  • We finished emerald lake trail during Memorial day weekend'17. It had snowed 3ft the weekend before so it was still a winter wonderland. There was snowfall and wind but nothing alarming. We had proper...  more »
  • Hi, This trail is not easy. It took almost 1.5 hour for us to get till the dream lake, as we are taking lot of pictures. We came down hill in 15 minutes. We been to only till dream lake, the view of t...  more »