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Conundrum Hot Springs, Aspen

4.4
#21 of 34 in Parks in Aspen
The Conundrum Creek trail generally parallels Conundrum Creek weaving its way up the valley through the woods and meadows to three river crossings before the hot springs. Mt. Hayden looms at the start of the hike followed by views of Cathedral Peak, Conundrum Peak and Castle Peak. The first crossing at 2-1/2 miles and the second at 6 miles are over log bridges. The third crossing at 6-1/2 miles is bridged only by using a log jam or a large log. This can be hazardous during spring runoffs. At 8 miles, there is a cabin, and the hot springs are just ahead on the left on the other side of the creek. A log bridge spans the creek for crossing.
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  • I and my sons, 16 and 14, made a day trip along the Conundrum Creek Trail outside of Aspen. We hiked from the trail head to the Conundrum Hot Springs and back to the trail head. This makes for a long ...  more »
  • but go early morn as some folks camp there for the evening and it can be noisy and disruptive, taking away from the enjoyment. It's not an easy hike so be in shape.  more »
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  • One of the most beautiful hikes I have ever done! Hot springs were absolutely picturesque. We went at end of July the first time a couple years ago and wanted to go a week ago ( end of May) and we're super sad that there were too many alerts for us to be confident hiking out. We will definitely be back, though!
  • About a 9 mile hike gaining 4000' vertical feet. Pretty much the most perfect place on Earth. This person who gave it 4 stars needs a mental evaluation...

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