Sky Pond, Rocky Mountain National Park

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#6 of 13 in Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park
Sky Pond is located in Rocky Mountain National Park. With our international travel planner, Rocky Mountain National Park attractions like Sky Pond can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • August 10, 2017
    This is a long (almost 10 mile RT), beautiful and at times technical hike. Wear pants (because knees may come in contact with rocks), proper footwear, and layers on top (because you'll get hot, cold a...  more »
  • August 4, 2017
    I did this 8-mile hike with my sisters last September. The small lot at the trailhead was full at 8:30 in the morning, so we parked at the shuttle station. The park ranger said we could hike from the ...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    Beautiful all the way around. Challenging hike but worth every step up the mountain. Saw just about all the terrain possible in RMNP. Beautiful rivers, mountain views, elk, badger, incredible lakes, c...  more »
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  • July 3, 2017
    This was our 1st 10 mile hike for this season here! From climbing up the Timberline waterfalls to slipping in the snow on top of the mountain to the breathtaking views of Glacier Gorge, Alberta Falls, The Loch and Lake of Glass we experienced it all !! Definitely my most favorite hike so far !
  • July 7, 2017
    By far my favorite hike it's strenuous but worth the effort. Amazing views on the way up.

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Where to stay in Rocky Mountain National Park

Camping offers one of the best ways to immerse yourself in the nature of Rocky Mountain National Park. The park offers more than 500 individual sites spread out over five developed campgrounds, and wilderness camping expands your options even further. Many visitors stay in the eastside gateway town of Estes Park, where you can choose from lodges, resorts, economy motels, small inns, bed and breakfasts, and cabins. The town features a lake and views of the park's sharp peaks. On the park's western side, a handful of lodges, inns, cabins, and motels are clustered around Grand Lake and Shadow Mountain Lake. You'll also find campgrounds around Lake Granby.
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