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69 mi 112 km of trail 8 Featured Hikes

Gems 1 Gem Easy Trails 9 Trails Intermediate Trails 23 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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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

(22) Estes Park, CO

Featured Hikes 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 • Point to Point • 2,361 ft Ascent 719.53 m Ascent

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

Crystal Lakes Long Loop

32.0 mi 51.5 km • Point to Point • 5,919 ft Ascent 1804.08 m Ascent

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

Longs Peak Valley Loop

23.2 mi 37.3 km • Loop • 5,129 ft Ascent 1563.24 m Ascent

(9) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Balanced Rock with permission from Ed Ogle
Intermediate

Gem Lake and Balanced Rock

7.5 mi 12.0 km • Out and Back • 1,563 ft Ascent 476.26 m Ascent

(14) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Milky Way from the park
Intermediate

Deer Mountain Loop

10.5 mi 16.9 km • Loop • 1,698 ft Ascent 517.54 m Ascent

(10) 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 • Loop • 1,189 ft Ascent 362.32 m Ascent

(2) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Lily Lake Trail, Rocky Mountain National Park. Estes Park, Colorado.
Easy/Intermediate

Lily Lake and Ridge Loop

1.1 mi 1.8 km • Loop • 168 ft Ascent 51.25 m Ascent

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

Lumpy Ridge Short Loop

1.6 mi 2.6 km • Loop • 400 ft Ascent 121.82 m Ascent

(5) Estes Park, CO

Trails in Estes Park - 24

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3.6 mi 5.8 km #1Twin Sisters Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.6 mi 5.8 km Estes Park, CO 33 
4.6 mi 7.4 km #2Gem Lake Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
4.6 mi 7.4 km Estes Park, CO 31 
1.1 mi 1.8 km #3Moose Meadow Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Estes Park, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km #4Kruger Rock Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Estes Park, CO 12 
6.8 mi 11.0 km #5Deer Mountain Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
6.8 mi 11.0 km Estes Park, CO
4.4 mi 7.1 km #6Limber Pine Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Estes Park, CO
3.5 mi 5.6 km #7Lion Gulch Trail #949
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
3.5 mi 5.6 km Estes Park, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #8Lily Lake Trail
Easy
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Easy
0.8 mi 1.2 km Estes Park, CO 10 
2.1 mi 3.4 km #9Lily Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.4 km Estes Park, CO
5.1 mi 8.2 km #10North Deer Mountain Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
5.1 mi 8.2 km Estes Park, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km #11Lily Ridge Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Estes Park, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #12Forest Service Road 122A
Intermediate
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Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Estes Park, CO
8.2 mi 13.2 km #13Black Canyon Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
8.2 mi 13.2 km Estes Park, CO
6.7 mi 10.8 km #14Storm Pass Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
6.7 mi 10.8 km Estes Park, CO
5.8 mi 9.3 km #15Homestead Meadows Trail #971
Intermediate
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Intermediate
5.8 mi 9.3 km Estes Park, CO
0.5 mi 0.8 km #16Knoll Willows Open Space Trail
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.8 km Estes Park, CO
2.1 mi 3.3 km #17Aspen Brook Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
2.1 mi 3.3 km Estes Park, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #18Pole Hill Road
Intermediate
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Intermediate
1.5 mi 2.5 km Estes Park, CO
2.9 mi 4.6 km #19Forest Service Road 247
Intermediate
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Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.6 km Estes Park, CO
1.1 mi 1.8 km #20Forest Service Road 247A
Intermediate
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Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Estes Park, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km #21MacGregor Falls Trail
Intermediate
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Intermediate
0.9 mi 1.4 km Estes Park, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km #22Irvin Homestead #971.1
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
1.2 mi 2.0 km Estes Park, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km #23Engert Homestead #971.2
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.2 km Estes Park, CO
1.5 mi 2.5 km #24Hill Homestead #971.3
Easy
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Easy
1.5 mi 2.5 km Estes Park, CO

Photos of Estes Park - 36

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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
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
Rainy this day but great views here.
Jun 9, 2016 near Estes Park, CO

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