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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, Aspen

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Barely stretching for 3 km (1.9 mi), Maroon Lake Scenic Trail offers views of the wine-colored peaks of the iconic Maroon Bells, one of the most-photographed mountains in North America. This moderate scenic track meanders along the brook that flows into the lake, past many benches you can rest at, and interpretive signposts that provide information about the area. Amenities include public restrooms and water fountains. Put Maroon Lake Scenic Trail into our Aspen trip itinerary planning website and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • It was a very beautiful place. When you visit Aspen, it's best to stop by here. It takes about an hour by bus from Aspen City, but it is very easy to get there.
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  • The Maroon Bells are stunning and worth all the work to get there. Unless you just really like hiking rocky trails, stick with the scenic trail. The hike to Crater Lake is a bit of a headache without ...  more »
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  • Quick and easy hike for most outdoorsy type people and worth the views!
  • This hallowed ground has so much meaning to me! My pictures do not share the feeling, but wanted to share them with you. . . .

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