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gem Favorite View of Longs Peak, looking west from Lily Lake. Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.

Lily Lake

(28) Estes Park, CO

Recommended Routes in Estes Park - 8

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Favorite Looking south across Gem Lake on a calm spring morning
Intermediate/Difficult

Lumpy Ridge Loop

10.7 mi 17.2 km 2,361' Up 719.53 m Up 2,387' Down 727.44 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Mt. Meeker at Dawn, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer
Difficult

Longs Peak Valley Loop

23.2 mi 37.3 km 5,129' Up 1563.24 m Up 5,150' Down 1569.7 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Milky Way from the park
Difficult

Crystal Lakes Long Loop

32.0 mi 51.5 km 5,919' Up 1804.08 m Up 5,953' Down 1814.56 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Balanced Rock with permission from Ed Ogle
Intermediate/Difficult

Gem Lake and Balanced Rock

7.5 mi 12.0 km 1,563' Up 476.26 m Up 1,562' Down 476.24 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Yeah, you're cruising along having a good time, but don't forget to take a second and appreciate where we live!
Intermediate/Difficult

Pole Hill Road

6.7 mi 10.8 km 1,189' Up 362.32 m Up 1,192' Down 363.38 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Milky Way from the park
Intermediate/Difficult

Deer Mountain Loop

10.5 mi 16.9 km 1,698' Up 517.54 m Up 1,698' Down 517.52 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite View of Longs Peak, looking west from Lily Lake. Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.
Intermediate

Lily Lake and Ridge Loop

1.1 mi 1.8 km 168' Up 51.25 m Up 166' Down 50.56 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite The view hiking down from gem lake
Easy/Intermediate

Lumpy Ridge Short Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km 400' Up 121.82 m Up 378' Down 115.35 m Down

Estes Park, CO

Estes Park Hiking

  • 163 Miles 262 Kilometers of Trail
  • 8 Recommended Routes
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 5 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 25 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Estes Park - 24

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3.6 mi 5.8 km #1Twin Sisters Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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4.6 mi 7.4 km #2Gem Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.8 mi 2.9 km #3Kruger Rock Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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2.1 mi 3.4 km #4Lily Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.5 mi 2.5 km #5Moose Meadow Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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3.5 mi 5.6 km #6Lion Gulch Trail #949
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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6.8 mi 11.0 km #7Deer Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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0.8 mi 1.2 km #8Lily Lake Trail
Easy
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Easy
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4.4 mi 7.1 km #9Limber Pine Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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5.1 mi 8.2 km #10North Deer Mountain Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
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Photos of Estes Park - 41

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RMNP from Aspen Brook Trail.
Feb 9, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
View of Longs Peak, looking west from Lily Lake. Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.
Aug 10, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.
Aug 10, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
Great views on the way up!
May 31, 2019 near Estes Park, CO
View of the Rockies from the top of Lily Mountain
Mar 24, 2020 near Estes Park, CO
The view hiking down from gem lake
Sep 12, 2018 near Estes Park, CO
Fern Canyon from Kruger Rock.
Jul 21, 2017 near Estes Park, CO
Yeah, you're cruising along having a good time, but don't forget to take a second and appreciate where we live!
Mar 10, 2015 near Estes Park, CO