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32 mi 51 km of trail 3 Featured Hikes

Gems 2 Gems Easy Trails 3 Trails Intermediate Trails 10 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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gem Favorite Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer

Ouzel Falls

(32) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite The sheer rock walls of the Continental Divide loom majestically over open meadows and early summer snow.

East Inlet Vista

(1) Grand Lake, CO

Featured Hikes in Wild Basin - 3

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Favorite It feels like there are more than 3 defined waterfalls along this trail.
Intermediate

Ouzel Falls & Back

5.3 mi 8.5 km • Out and Back • 921 ft Ascent 280.83 m Ascent

(98) Estes Park, CO
Favorite Lion Lake with Summer Wildflowers mid-July
Extremely Difficult

Mt. Alice via Hourglass Ridge

9.2 mi 14.8 km • Loop • 3,387 ft Ascent 1032.23 m Ascent

(2) Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Big views from the Lookout
Intermediate/Difficult

Lookout Peak Trail

4.9 mi 7.8 km • Out and Back • 1,948 ft Ascent 593.61 m Ascent

(7) Estes Park, CO

Trails in Wild Basin - 12

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3.1 mi 4.9 km #1Wild Basin Trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
3.1 mi 4.9 km Estes Park, CO 12 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #2Thunder Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.0 mi 8.0 km Grand Lake, CO 16 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #3St. Vrain Summit Trail
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.1 km Nederland, CO
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4Bluebird Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
3.2 mi 5.2 km Grand Lake, CO 13 
5.3 mi 8.6 km #5Finch Lake - Pear Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.6 km Estes Park, CO 10 
4.4 mi 7.1 km #6Sandbeach Lake Trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
4.4 mi 7.1 km Estes Park, CO 17 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #7Lion Lake Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.5 km Grand Lake, CO
0.5 mi 0.7 km #8Ouzel Lake Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Grand Lake, CO 11 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #9Allenspark Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Estes Park, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km #10Finch Lake Cutoff
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Estes Park, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km #11North St. Vrain Fire Trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
1.4 mi 2.2 km Estes Park, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km #12Meaker Park Sandbeach Cutoff
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Estes Park, CO

Photos of Wild Basin - 78

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Sunrise summit of Longs Peak looking East. AMAZING!
Sep 26, 2017 near Grand Lake, CO
Lion Lake with Summer Wildflowers mid-July
Jul 11, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
The Narrows on Longs Peak
Jan 27, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
Elk Tooth seen from Pear Lake with permission from ottomandude
Jan 14, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Blue Bird Lake
Jan 14, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Allenspark Trail with permission from ottomandude
Jan 19, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
West Shore Thunder Lake with permission from ottomandude
Jan 15, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Finch Lake Trail with permission from ottomandude
Jan 15, 2015 near Estes Park, CO

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