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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. PutMaroon 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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  • We arrived early with kids in tow. It was cold but not crowded on a weekday. Bring a thermos of coffee or hot chocolate or tea and warm clothes. We set up our tripod with a camera on time-lapse and....  more »
  • Dear travelers, this is a very easy 'must do' if you are going to Aspen. The road up to the Maroon Bells viewing area is 12 miles long and can be done in your car (frowned upon) bicycle or on a...  more »
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  • Great place for a low to moderate hike!
  • Beautiful mountain lake with the Maroon Bells watching over.

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