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Bear lake is an exceedingly popular attraction in RMNP due to it's easy access and stunning natural beauty. Consider a short hike around the lake on the Bear Lake Trail or a longer hike on one of the adjacent trails. Interpretive signs on the trail offer great info about the area's natural and human history.

Short Walk: Park at the Bear Lake Trailhead and follow the Bear Lake Trail around the lake.

Family Friendly: Explore the edges of the Lake while enjoying the guided trail tour that explains the area's history. Water holds an amazing variety of plant and animal life that will pique a child's curiosity.

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Brian Smith

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Oct 14, 2019
Holly Davis
Oct 12, 2019
Elysa Gauthreaux
Beautiful & easy hike!
Sep 26, 2019
Monique Kunz
Sep 24, 2019
Lanny N Donna Holbrook
Got there by 7am. hiked rim of lake. wonderful
Sep 23, 2019
Car Los
Hike
Sep 19, 2019
Stacey Miller McDermott
Did not walk loop
Sep 19, 2019
Eddie Maze
Perfect scenery and lake. Level trails. Crowded
Sep 14, 2019
Nick Barendregt
A nice complement to other hikes in the Bear Lake area.

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