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Address: Maroon Creek Road, CO 81611
Phone Number: +1 970-925-3445
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The 181,000 acres of Maroon Bells comprise Colorado's fourth-largest...

The 181,000 acres of Maroon Bells comprise Colorado's fourth-largest wilderness area and include more than 100 miles of trails and six peaks over 14,000 feet.

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Easy walk to Maroon Bells

Wonderful beauty! If you are visiting on a holiday -go early. There are three parking lots and if you have someone who prefers to walk short distances ask the parking lot folks if... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 23 October 2016
Barbara C

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Wonderful beauty! If you are visiting on a holiday -go early. There are three parking lots and if you have someone who prefers to walk short distances ask the parking lot folks if you can park in the closest lot.

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Thank Barbara C
Blue Springs, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The trip to see The Maroon Bells is well worth the little side trip. A bus ticket was $8 roundtrip, purchased at The Aspen Highlands Ski, 10 miles west of Aspen off Hwy 82 up Maroon Creek Rd, well worth it. From 8-5, or you might be allowed entrance in your own vehicle before/after hours, if I recall. Claimed to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Well, maybe not every one. But the challenges and rewards were very well balanced, and I would go back in a heartbeat. We enjoyed stunning views, wildlife, and wildflowers, and the good fortune of perfect weather. We hiked this loop (in 4 days/3 nights) counter-clockwise, starting with Buckskin Pass, then on to Trail Rider the second day, Frigid Air and... More 

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Thank SussedUp
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We rode to Maroon bells and walked to the lake to see the lake which was beautiful. We took the morning trip. We then were outfitted with bikes to ride back down and into town. The scenery was beautiful and we had stops along the way to have water and snack breaks. Very nice event.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is an easily accessible hike for all ages. So beautiful it's an easy walk and peaceful. We loved it and would do it again.

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Thank Louis K
Belleville, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

We didnt do all the trails so i am not completely informed. But what we did do was an easy relaxing hike. The Maroon Bells peak was more breath taking than any picture can convey.

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Temple, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

This is a few miles out from Aspen but the drive was worth it---------saw wildlife and beautiful mountain views. Crystal clear mountain lake also!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This is one of America's great paradises. In every direction there is a "Wow" moment. The mountains, meadows, lakes, streams, rivers and everything about this is wondrous.

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Lacombe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Excellent hike! Long! Absolutely beautiful scenery all the time. 8 Miles one way to Snowmass Lake from the Snowmass Creek Trailhead. 6 miles in you get to a beaver dam about 100-150 feet across....and the trail picks back up on the other side of the creek. You have to cross the beaver dam.....what fun! After that it's about 2 to... More 

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chicago, il
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015

Think all Colorado Mountain experiences are pretty much the same? Think again! We had seniors in our group and opted to take the bus up and back. Glad we did, driver was an excellent guide. Out of state visitors to mountains at this height should get acclimated for a few days at lower altitude and prep with plenty of water.... More 

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