Sprague Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • Beautiful small lake with people fishing and hiking. Saw some small fish in the creek leading into the lake where there used to be large trout. The hke is less than a mile and it is easy for almost ev...  more »
  • The hike around this lake is extremely easy and brief, but the views are stunning. At certain points, you'll be able to convince yourself that you're looking at the Swiss Alps. The water was extremely...  more »
  • This was a nice break from our tour of the park- I would suggest going here first before you did any of the trails or trail ridge road. Just to get your "mountain legs" under you.  more »
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  • Amazing views! Camped out the night before I got to Sprague Lake just before the sunrise! Bought the year pass so I will be back!
  • Like any like in Colorado, beautiful view with the mountains in the background!
  • Beautiful. A little crowded later in the morning. It's a popular place for sunrise. We were there at sunrise but it was really snowy so it was a little quieter, fewer people around, and really pretty. We walked around the lake as far as the construction would let us.
  • With so many other great lakes in the area, it's tough for Sprague Lake to stand out. Highly suggested for anyone that doesn't have the ability to hike unpaved routes, but if you can, prioritize the other lakes around Bear.
  • Lovely picnic area. Sprague lake has beautiful views of continental divide.

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