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Maroon Bells, Aspen

4.8
Bell-shaped peaks and the distinctive maroon that colors the landscape gives the name to these famous, oft-photographed mountains. Choose from several hiking trails that provide spectacular views Maroon Bells, which measure 4,267 m (14,000 ft) high. Admire the surrounding landscapes of valleys filled with aspen and fir trees. Picturesque Maroon Lake formed from glaciers during the Ice Age sits below the peaks. For the more serious alpinists, take the trail to Crate Lake, 2.4 km (1.5 mi) beyond Maroon Lake. Shuttle buses run daily to the mountains; vehicle access is allowed but be prepared to pay a fee. For Maroon Bells and beyond, use our Aspen road trip planner to get the most from your Aspen vacation.
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  • The Maroon Bells is my favorite place to visit and hike, it is absolutely beautiful in any season! You just can’t take a bad photo of the bells’, guess that is why it is the most photographed in...  more »
  • The hike around the area was fantastic! It was lightly snowing the day I visited with brilliant fall color on the trees. Just a great spot in natural Colorado!  more »
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  • Very beautiful, 360degree of beauty.
  • Lovely View you see Greenery, Clear mountain water, trees and mountains cover from 3 sides

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