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Some of Our Favorite Hikes
Rocky Mountain National Park is a Hiking Mecca!

Folks are always asking us for some our our favorite or recommended hikes, so we thought we'd put together a bunch of them for you.* The various hikes listed below will open in a new window and will allow you to print them out as a reference on the go.

Our Favorite Short Hikes

Bear Lake
Alberta Falls
Nymph Lake
Sprague Lake
Lily Lake

Our Favorite Moderate Hikes

Dream Lake and Emerald Lake
Mills Lake and Black Lake
Fern Lake
The Loch
Gem Lake
Lake Haiyaha
Ouzel Falls
Cub Lake

Our Favorite Challenging Hikes

Chasm Lake
Lawn Lake
Bluebird Lake
Twin Sisters
CCY Route
Flattop Mountain
Longs Peak

There are over 350 miles of trails within the Rocky Mountain National Park. Enough to keep you busy for for several summers. RMNP offers hikes for beginners to experts. From a half mile hike to 100 mile hike, there are plenty of challenges that await you.

Estes Park Mountain Shop Book StoreWe chose hikes from the east side of the Park due to the proximity to Estes Park. There are many wonderful hikes on the West side, too. Consult Lisa Fosters’Hiking Guide to Rocky Mountain National Park for more information.

For more information about trails within the national park or outside of it, stop by the shop or give us a call.

(970) 586-6548