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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, Aspen

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Must see · Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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  • A must do in Aspen to view these amazing peaks. Note, requires reservation for bus or parking due to covid, so must plan well in advance. We did not, but luckily our hotel got us there!  more »
  • Walk around this majestic place, the contrast of the green trees and the calm pink lake (yes the lake's sand is pink) reflecting into the water, birds flying around, the deer eating grass, it's such.....  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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