Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • Beautiful small lake with people fishing and hiking. Saw some small fish in the creek leading into the lake where there used to be large trout. The hke is less than a mile and it is easy for almost ev...  more »
  • The hike around this lake is extremely easy and brief, but the views are stunning. At certain points, you'll be able to convince yourself that you're looking at the Swiss Alps. The water was extremely...  more »
  • This was a nice break from our tour of the park- I would suggest going here first before you did any of the trails or trail ridge road. Just to get your "mountain legs" under you.  more »
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  • Beautiful lake with a nice trail loop around the lake and several bridge crossings over creeks. Path was smooth and even (good for toddlers!) We saw a mouse and her calf, 2 screeching owls, chipmunks, and a lovely sunset!
  • Sprague Lake used to be a resort before the national park acquired it, and it definitely retains the same atmosphere. This is a great place to go for an easy hike, have a barbecue cookout, go canoeing, view wildlife, or go fly fishing. The views are beautiful. This is one of the few places in the park that has drinking water and flush toilets with sinks, so it's a great place to park after a day of hiking. There is a moose that regularly brings her calves here for feeding, and in the evening you can frequently see them.
  • If you go there Right begore the winter then you will have a great time.. because there will be a little snow so you can literally walk on those lake, it’s fun. Had an amazing time there.
  • Awesome lake to walk around! Beautiful scenery. Also you can fish this small lake if you like!
  • Small lake in the Rockies, no hike needed , next to a nice picnic spot, easy to reach , but has a beautiful view! Don't miss it!
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