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Emerald Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park

(4.9/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Went to Colorado in Feb hoping to ski and so some serious hiking. This trail did not disappoint. Doing the trai was one of the most exhilirating and scary experiences. The day before doing the trail w...  more »
  • We went on a beautiful 5.8 mile hike starting from Bear Lake Trailhead. Bear Lake itself is an easy half mile loop, but if you don't have time the best views are from the entrance. From there, the hik...  more »
  • We and most other hikers used snowshoes and poles to get up to Dream Lake. It's a bit of a slog to get started, but you hit Nymph Lake fairly quickly and then the trail is just beautiful. A number of ...  more »