Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • Sprague Lake is famous for wildlife viewing, including moose and elk. There is a picnic area as well as a flat 0.5 mi/0.8 km loop trail around the lake. We visited the lake around 5:30pm on the Saturd...  more »
  • Been there done that. Beautiful lake with a short hike around the loop. Taken the help of officer at the ranger office to know about the places to visit and he guided us to places and told whats best ...  more »
  • Had a picnic by the lake, it was great. Quick half hour walk around the lake as it was quite small. Bear lake was so crowded we couldn't get there  more »
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  • Amazing views! Camped out the night before I got to Sprague Lake just before the sunrise! Bought the year pass so I will be back!
  • Like any like in Colorado, beautiful view with the mountains in the background!
  • Beautiful. A little crowded later in the morning. It's a popular place for sunrise. We were there at sunrise but it was really snowy so it was a little quieter, fewer people around, and really pretty. We walked around the lake as far as the construction would let us.
  • With so many other great lakes in the area, it's tough for Sprague Lake to stand out. Highly suggested for anyone that doesn't have the ability to hike unpaved routes, but if you can, prioritize the other lakes around Bear.
  • Lovely picnic area. Sprague lake has beautiful views of continental divide.
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