Lily Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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  • On the last 29th September 2018, we started for Estes Park from Denver International Airport. We took the route Boulder-Netherlands-Lily Lake-Estes Park. We took our stop at Lily Lake. We got a beauti...  more »
  • Pleasantly surprised by this little spot. Easy to get to from Estes Park. Nice short flat walk (about 30 mins) around the lake. When we visited the lake was calm and had beautiful reflections at about...  more »
  • For anyone looking for an easy walk, the loop around the lake is highly recommended. We wanted to try Lily Ridge Trail, and we started to take the unmarked path thinking that was the trail we were sup...  more »
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  • Awesome, cooling and fun hike with our kids. I love the lake, the moose, well-maintained trails and all the incredible birds and Colorado wildlife. We had a blast! Recommend for families with kids. Come early, parking gets little crazy! Bring your sunscreen, snacks and comfortable trail shoes. You and your kids will have lots of fun.
  • We are never disappointed when we visit this gorgeous mountain lake. The wildlife is abundant and the photo opportunities are unbelievable! My husband and I were married at the bench next to the heart shaped stump and plan to return every year on our anniversary. Absolutely stunning!
  • Perfect hour hike, just minutes from Estes park. Has so much to offer in a short hike. such a pretty place, we visit this site very year without fail. More wildlife than you might think last hike we saw muskrat, mud puppies, ducks and many birds.
  • One of our favorite lakes to visit. Tons of wildlife, we saw baby ducks, snakes, muskrats, and even a moose! Lots of great spots to grab a picnic too.
  • This small trail is right outside the south side of Estes Park. We hiked the loop around the lake while we waited for our reservation to open in town. This is a good place to stretch your legs after driving up from Denver. Plenty of parking and there were a few rangers on duty to answer questions.

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