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60 mi 97 km of trail 10 Featured Hikes

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 13 Trails Intermediate Trails 23 Trails Hard Trails 2 Trails

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After the Hike: Local Favorites

The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern Go forth and let all the people eat bacon wrapped, garlic stuffed dates
Baba's burgers, gyros & more Ate the Garden burger and it was absolutely delicious. Best non meat burger Ive ever had.
Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Brew - Estes Park Pulled pork was the best but so were the ribs, brisket, and bread pudding
Donut Haus Nothing Gluten Free. C'mon Donut Haus...get it together. For those of us who can't have gluten.
Big Horn Restaurant Blueberry pancakes -the best blueberry pancakes anywhere!
Inkwell & Brew Exceptional atmosphere, exceptional coffee, exceptional people!
Nepal's Cafe Great food and exceedingly friendly!
Mama Rose's The house salad is excellent, perfectly dressed. The wait staff is A++. Prices are affordable - our bill for a family of four came to a little over $70 which inc. beers & desserts.
Poppy's Pizza & Grill Here with a large group? Don't worry about paying extra gratuity. Poppy's has a policy of not charging extra for a large party!
Ed's Cantina & Grill Address is spelled wrong, it's Elkhorn.
The Egg & I Restaurants Bacon is amazing here.
You Need Pie The pies really are great. Big selection including gluten-free.
Estes Park Pie Shop Not just about great pie. The diner food here is awesome. Pot pie and Mac and cheese is yummy!
Cascades Restaraunt & Lounge Try the ice water. It's the best thing on the menu...
Mountain Home Cafe Skillets are awesome with hot corn tortillas and extra homemade salsa!
Notchtop Bakery & Café This is a great breakfast restaurant with lots of healthy choices including gluten free options and GF bread that tastes like real bread. One of my favorite restaurants in Estes Park.
Miyauchi's Snack Bar Get the wild berry crumble with a chocolate dip and a waffle cone
1029 Lake Ave., Grand Lake CO — (970) 627-9319
Sloopy's Grill Had a burger, fries, and a milkshake. All were delicious. Friendly staff and a nice place to hangout. Best burger in the Grand Lake area.
Barking Dog Cafe The people here are nice.
431a Main St, Lyons CO — (303) 823-9600
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Trails in Bear Lake - 28

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Estes Park, CO
3.2 mi 5.2 km Estes Park, CO
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Estes Park, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Snowy - After reading several reviews that snowshoes were not necessary, we were very disappointed for not bringing ours on 3/24/18.
60 days ago
17 
0.9 mi 1.5 km
#3 Lake Haiyaha Trail
Estes Park, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km Estes Park, CO
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15 
0.9 mi 1.4 km
#4 Chasm Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy - Snow on 95%. Packed well to treeline but soft after. Had to turn back .5 mile from the actual lake due to steep, icy snow
55 days ago
0.7 mi 1.1 km
#5 Emerald Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Snowy - Walked up in water-proof tennis shoes. Deep snow at the end of the trail but wasn't an issue for us.
5 days ago
Estes Park, CO
4.0 mi 6.4 km Estes Park, CO
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1.0 mi 1.6 km
#7 Dream Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.0 mi 1.6 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Snowy - Walked up in water-proof tennis shoes. Deep snow at the end of the trail but wasn't an issue for us.
5 days ago
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Grand Lake, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km Grand Lake, CO
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4.1 mi 6.5 km
#9 Loch Vale Trail
Estes Park, CO
4.1 mi 6.5 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Snowy, Some Mud, Icy
58 days ago
Estes Park, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Some Mud - A little wet otherwise and easy walk
6 days ago
11 
1.3 mi 2.1 km
#11 Estes Cone Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km Estes Park, CO
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Estes Park, CO
6.0 mi 9.6 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
5.5 mi 8.8 km Estes Park, CO
Bad / Closed
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Snowy: Ran the section between Boulder Brook and Glacier Gorge - lots of snow and postholing.
9 days ago
0.8 mi 1.2 km
#14 Frozen Lake
Grand Lake, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km Grand Lake, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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0.9 mi 1.5 km
#16 Andrews Glacier
Grand Lake, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km Grand Lake, CO
Unknown
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1.5 mi 2.4 km
#17 Spruce Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km Estes Park, CO
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Estes Park, CO
1.0 mi 1.7 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Mostly Dry - Dry until the loop around the lake, but lake is unfrozen and beautiful
39 days ago
Estes Park, CO
1.8 mi 3.0 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
1.2 mi 1.9 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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6.7 mi 10.8 km
#21 Storm Pass Trail
Estes Park, CO
6.7 mi 10.8 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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1.2 mi 2.0 km
#22 Jims Grove Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.2 mi 2.0 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km Estes Park, CO
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3.2 mi 5.2 km
#24 Mill Creek Trail
Estes Park, CO
3.2 mi 5.2 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km Estes Park, CO
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Estes Park, CO
1.1 mi 1.7 km Estes Park, CO
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2.3 mi 3.7 km
#27 Wild River Trail
Estes Park, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Estes Park, CO
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