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Gem Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • A great hike to do that is close to Estes Park. 3.4 miles round trip and 1000 feet evaluation gain; some big steps, but the views are worth it. 
  • The advantage of this beautiful trail is that it is outside Rocky Mountain National Park, so you don't have to pay the fees. And, it is less crowded than the trailheads in the park. Just go north of E...  more »
  • Got turned away from Bear Lake, as parking was full. So headed to this great hike at edge of RMNP - and saved park entrance fee. About 4 miles up and back. About 1000 feet vertical. Accessed via Lumpy...  more »