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Suggested Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

Lake Hikes

Destination

Trail Head

Distance

Difficulty

Bear Lake

Bear Lake

0.6 mile-loop

Easy

An excellent interpretive nature trail circles this popular subalpine lake at the end of Bear Lake Road.

Cub Lake

Cub Lake

2.3 miles

Moderate

A park favorite, this hike to a mountain pond travels through woods that blaze with color in the fall.

Mills Lake

Glacier Gorge

2.3 miles

Moderate

The view of Longs Peak and the Keyboard of the Winds from Mills Lake is one of Rocky Mountain's finest.

Bluebird Lake

Wild Basin

6 miles

Strenuous

This long hike to a scenic lake includes a trip through a recovering, fire-charred forest and stops at Ouzel Falls and Ouzel Lake.



Waterfall Hikes

Destination

Trail Head

Distance

Difficulty

Adams Falls

East Inlet

0.3

Easy

A beautiful stream and pleasant scenery accompany hikers on this popular west side walk.

Alberta Falls

Glacier George Jct

0.6

Easy

Glacier Creek thunders down this spectacular waterfall that ranks as one of the park's more popular hiking destinations.

Cascade Falls

North Inlet

3.5

Moderate

The hike through forested country ends with a scenic respite beside this tumbling waterfall on the park's west side.

Ouzel Falls

Wild Basin

2.7

Moderate

Watching the falls' namesake - the ouzel, or dipper - plunge into the rushing stream water entertains hikers at this popular spot.

Timberline Falls

Glacier George Jct

4.0

Strenuous

Scenic Loch Vale is enjoyed en route to these delicately beautiful falls on the park's east side.



Summit Hikes

Destination

Trail Head

Distance

Difficulty

Deer Mountain

Deer Ridge Jct

3.0

Moderate

Deer Mountain Deer Ridge Jct. 3.0 Moderate 10,013' Fine views, pleasant hiking and a picnic on top make this trip a hiking favorite. Summit elevation 10,013'

Sundance Mountain

Trail Ridge Road

.5

Moderate

The high-altitude walk to this summit begins on Trail Ridge Road between Forest Canyon Overlook and Rock Cut. Summit elevation 12,466'

Twin Sisters Peaks

Twin Sisters

3.7

Moderate

Twin Sister Peaks Twin Sisters 3.7 Moderate 11,428' These two peaks sit off by themselves to the east, offering outstanding vistas sweeping in all directions. Elevation at summit 11,428'.

Flattop Mountain

Bear Lake

4.4

Strenuous

Panoramic views and access to many other great peaks lure hikers up this mountain in the middle of the park. Summit elevation 12,324'

Mount Richtofen

Colorado River

7.2

Very Strenuous

This peak is one of the prominent summits in the beautiful, remote and exciting Never Summer Mountains Summit elevation 12,940'.





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