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Gem Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • This short hike gives excellent views of Estes and the Continental Divide and is located just outside of town. No Park pass necessary. You can access this lake as early as April/May as the snow melts ...  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 »