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blue Emerald Lake Trail

Trail

0.7 mile 1.1 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 272' 83 m
Descent: -35' -11 m
High: 10,113' 3,083 m
Low: 9,843' 3,000 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 26% (15°)

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A short trail connecting two majestic mountain lakes.

Brian Smith

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

From the Dream Lake Trail, this trail climbs quickly to Dream Lake. Enjoy the views of Dream Lake and the surrounding rock formations before hiking further up the trail. The grade is mild before it steepens on its way to Emerald Lake. Eventually, you'll top out and descend to the lake.

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Jun 7, 2019
Trent Caldwell
Oct 13, 2018
Vanessa Bayer
Sep 26, 2018
Laura Clinton
Incredible views, fairly easy hike with decent incline. Very friendly chipmunks at Emerald Lake. 0.7mi
Jul 31, 2018
Shane Hoss
Jun 30, 2018
Yaritza Valverde
May 21, 2018
Mike Bovee
Snow/Slush the whole trail
May 20, 2018
Megan Wert
Aug 2, 2017
Ana Turner
0.7mi

Trail Ratings

  4.7 from 10 votes

#6

in Bear Lake

#405

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#6

in Bear Lake

#70

in Colorado

#405

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