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Bear Lake
Estes Park, CO 80517


  • They always say the parking lot is full. There was a sign saying lot was full. When we arrived there were 100+ open spots. Just take your chance!
  • Went there end of March but was fully covered with snow and ice.
  • great view of the Continental Divide
  • Beautiful and tiny lake with a great view.
  • $20 day pass/$30 week pass for park
  • Nice easy hike around the lake
  • Park and "Park and Ride" and use the shuttle to hit the different stops in the Bear Lake area.
  • Began at Bear Lake trailhead & hiked around Lakes Nymph, Bear, Emerald, Dream and Hiayaha ard loop back to trailhead. 5 hrs w photo stops at overlooks, streams, waterfalls, & animals.
  • Do the hike to Alberta Falls

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Dream Lake
Estes Park, CO 80517
1000 Highway 36 (at Route 34)