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Great hike and gorgeous vistas

Hiked yesterday and the colors are gorgeous! On the way to Interlaken, the lake was calm and the... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
texcook
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Houston, TX
Lovely walk

It took us over 4 hours to walk to the Interlaken Hotel and back because we stopped so many times... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
AnneChester
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

Hiked yesterday and the colors are gorgeous! On the way to Interlaken, the lake was calm and the reflections of the trees was great. Relatively easy hike to historical cabin and resort. Placards tell the story and there was actually a guide who gave a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

It took us over 4 hours to walk to the Interlaken Hotel and back because we stopped so many times to take photos of the gorgeous views! It is not a difficult walk but can feel quite long in the heat. It is possible to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AnneChester
Reviewed 18 October 2017

visited here many times over several summers. enjoyed the history, beauty and ambiance of the old resort.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Leland L
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We walked here from the Willis Gulch trailhead. A good walk on easy trails which is very attractive with fall colours. The site is interesting with good interpretive signboards. Return via the Willis Creek Loop was worthwhile for additional views

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank MadalynH7
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Wife and I, plus our family dog had a wonderful hle to this historic place. The hike is easy and takes about an hour or more depending on your hiking skills. Make sure you carefully watch your parking spot as ut is easy to get...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank RontheRoadWarrior
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

In this old abandoned resort you can still feel the laughter and high energy of the 1890s. We were the only ones there and it was fun to wander about and imagine what life might have been like. It looks like the buildings are being...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Fortunate enough to enjoy a beautiful calm tour of the lakes - plenty of stunning photo opportunities. Our guides Lexie and Jim were excellent - very knowledgable. The history of the hotel and buildings along with the visit to Dexter's Cabin was very interesting. Well...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank miriam s
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

You can get a trail map at the Twin Lakes visitor center. The road to the trailhead is County Road 25 which is off Hwy 82. CR25 is dirt and rock, but is doable if you go slow and it is only about a mile...More

Date of experience: June 2017
4  Thank pasherry
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Although this trail was longer than expected, and we didn't make it to the Interlaken House itself, it was a beautiful hike part of the way back.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank dj6465
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I had seen the abandoned and historically preserved hotel and living quarters across the lake a year prior and decided we should make the hike to it and check it out for ourselves. It is truly an amazing place... a touch of history that is...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Paul M
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Kimber J
6 January 2016|
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Today, a friend and I snow shoe to Interlaken. He had been before, I had heard of it but it was my first time going. Superb! Granted, for mid January it could not have been a better day weather wise. No wind & we were warm... More
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