Bear Lake

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85 mi 137 km

Hikes

121 mi 195 km

Trails
Gems
5 Gems

Easy Trails
15 Trails
Intermediate Trails
26 Trails
Hard Trails
4 Trails

Food & Drink

After the Hike: Local Favorites

Dunraven Inn You must get their special especially when it is fresh seafood! The muscles for an app were superb and an Irish coffee for dessert finished it off beautifully.
The Rock Inn Mountain Tavern Go forth and let all the people eat bacon wrapped, garlic stuffed dates
Baba's burgers, gyros & more Place looked deserted when I first pulled up(on a Friday afternoon) but I am glad I didn't let that deter me. Ordered an elk burger and fried zucchini. It was all delicious! Definitely recommend!
Smokin' Dave's BBQ & Taphouse 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!
Wapiti Colorado Pub Wish I had come here sooner on my trip to Estes Park. Found fajitas as YUM! Nice staff, good authentic vibe.
The Grubsteak Restaurant Best burger I have ever had ! It was a Bourbon glaze and onion straw Yak burger. Amazing. Will come back everytime I'm in Colorado
Chicago's Best Ma and pa place. Very good.
Inkwell & Brew Exceptional atmosphere, exceptional coffee, exceptional people!
Nepal's Cafe Great food and exceedingly friendly!
La Cabana Mexican Bar & Grill La Cabana Mexican Bar & Grill1
Claire's On The Park There may be a wait at other places, but you should probably just go to one of those other places and wait.
225 Park Ln, Estes Park CO — (970) 586-9564
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.
Peppers Fresh & Fast Mexican Grill Get the diablo hot sauce! Incredible
You Need Pie Piegasm... That is all
Estes Park Pie Shop Not just about great pie. The diner food here is awesome. Pot pie and Mac and cheese is yummy!
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Gems in Bear Lake - 5

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Featured Hikes in Bear Lake - 11

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Trails in Bear Lake - 34

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Estes Park, CO
3.2 mi 5.2 km Estes Park, CO
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10 
1.3 mi 2.1 km
#2 Estes Cone Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.3 mi 2.1 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Mostly Dry - Almost all clear of snow and ice, a few spots in the shade, plenty of runoff and a little mud but great conditions.
9 days ago
0.9 mi 1.4 km
#3 Chasm Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
0.9 mi 1.4 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Icy - Snow in a portion of the trail arriving to the lake
4 days ago
Estes Park, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Some Mud, Icy, Fallen Trees
91 days ago
Estes Park, CO
4.2 mi 6.7 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
4.0 mi 6.4 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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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
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy - trail to and from Hiyaha lake is hands down the most challenging to navigate, both in terms of terrain (snow)and poor trail markings.
18 days ago
4.1 mi 6.5 km
#8 Loch Vale Trail
Estes Park, CO
4.1 mi 6.5 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy - Can do in hiking shoes. Recommend micro spikes and poles. Definitely doable.
16 days ago
Grand Lake, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km Grand Lake, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Some Mud
18 days ago
3.5 mi 5.7 km
#11 Fern Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
3.5 mi 5.7 km Estes Park, CO
All Clear
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Dry, Mostly Dry
51 days ago
Estes Park, CO
0.8 mi 1.3 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
6.0 mi 9.6 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Icy - Some areas are packed snow covered.
29 days ago
Estes Park, CO
5.5 mi 8.8 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
2.2 mi 3.5 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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0.8 mi 1.2 km
#16 Frozen Lake
Grand Lake, CO
0.8 mi 1.2 km Grand Lake, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
1.0 mi 1.7 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Snowy, Icy - Some areas are packed snow covered.
29 days ago
0.9 mi 1.5 km
#18 Andrews Glacier
Grand Lake, CO
0.9 mi 1.5 km Grand Lake, CO
Unknown
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Estes Park, CO
0.7 mi 1.1 km Estes Park, CO
Minor Issues
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Muddy, Snowy - trail to and from Hiyaha lake is hands down the most challenging to navigate, both in terms of terrain (snow)and poor trail markings.
18 days ago
1.5 mi 2.4 km
#20 Spruce Lake Trail
Estes Park, CO
1.5 mi 2.4 km Estes Park, CO
Unknown
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