Alberta Falls, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • After hiking the Emerald Lake trail, we took the trail to Alberta Falls from the Bear Lake Trailhead. The downhill on the way to the falls was wonderful. The walk through the trees provides a unique e...  more »
  • This is a fairly short hike by itself. So, if you are going to get up early and fight for a parking spot then I would add a few other trails to your agenda so that it is worth your time and effort. We...  more »
  • We hiked to Alberta Falls in Rocky Mountain National Park in September 2018 while on the first leg of a memorable road trip through the U.S. Southwest. We spent the day in the Bear Lake Trailhead area...  more »
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  • This is an easy yet scenic hike. Took the family of flatlanders with two little ones and they had a blast, running ahead, checking out all the interesting rocks/boulders and climbing the man made steps. The trail is plenty wide in most spots, offers a good variety of vegetation, rock formations, wildlife and the sound of falling water on much of the trail. The falls themselves aren't as high as I was hoping but still very much worth the easy hike and quite scenic. There is plenty of space at the end to sit down and enjoy your surroundings while having a snack.
  • Great waterfall but it is a little bit of a climb. Bring your typical supplies hat, sun screen, and water. Really nice trails. A must view.
  • Very fun, easy hike with a great payoff at the end! Family friendly!!
  • Great stop along the way to timberline falls. A little crowded but still great scenery. Easy hike if it's your final destination.
  • This was a nice, clearly marked trail that was snow-covered and slippery, but not overly treacherous. The falls were a bit meager in early April with the snow and ice surrounding them, but would be more robust in the summertime. It's worth the hike, especially when the snow has melted. Many folks donned snowshoes for the trail which weren't entirely necessarily, but would have been nice to have.

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