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Beautiful trail which I hiked to get to Blue Lake , Never Summer Wilderness

I hiked Bowen Gulch trail starting from Rocky Mtn. National Park trailhead for about 4.5 miles to a... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2018
billy307
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Winter Park, Colorado
Beautiful trail

This trail is gorgeous, and way underrated. Great views of the mountains. It's a very picturesque... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
sargar69
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This is an eight mile, one way hiking trail through unsurpassed natural beauty.
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Reviewed 1 August 2018

I hiked Bowen Gulch trail starting from Rocky Mtn. National Park trailhead for about 4.5 miles to a trail junction, then you go right, and hike up to Blue Lake, a beautiful lake with Mountains behind it. It is a hard hike, lots of uphill,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This trail is gorgeous, and way underrated. Great views of the mountains. It's a very picturesque area.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank sargar69
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

This is the perfect trail for beginners or those acclimating to the altitude. You can hike a little or a long way and see beautiful scenery and we did see some elk a long the way. Kids can do this trail with little difficulty.

Date of experience: July 2017
6  Thank Leann S
Reviewed 19 July 2017

It's sort of insane ....the views at RMNP and this trail does not disappoint. This trail is just inside the entrance to the park and it is perfect for people with young children or anyone looking to get out and see the sights but don't...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank rudyruru
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Nice trail with beautiful mountain scenery. You can go as far as you want-it ends at a pretty little lake.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Janet F
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love, love it! Found many beautiful campsites..go to end of trail to Lost Lake --gorgeous lake at end!

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank braceletmama
Reviewed 21 July 2016

A nice easy trail with interesting geographic history. Its along the river and was a very pleasant hike. Great for all ages.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

This was a short flat hike. With kids-we wanted to test the waters to see how they would do. The wind and blue sky is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2015
3  Thank kimmerseuf
Reviewed 26 September 2013

Very nice trail. It is also an 'interpretive' trail. Get information from the US Forest Service that will tell you what you are seeing along the trail. This trail is maintained by hard working volunteers.

Date of experience: September 2013
4  Thank Hunter C
Reviewed 5 September 2013

Great trail with great mountain vistas. We rode to the top with ATV and hiked down to a car parked in the Rocky Mountain National Park. Will do more next time.

Date of experience: August 2013
2  Thank bwllyjf
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Susan A
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Response from braceletmama | Reviewed this property |
no, unfortunately it is not. You may want to check with trails that are closer to Denver--this one is more remote. Possibly Red Rocks Area, or the Colorado Springs area may have trails? More funding in cities is what I... More
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