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Incredible Hike to one of the 14ers of Colorado

Take water, rain gear, warm clothing and food on this very popular and strenuous hike. Long's Peak... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christine A
Austin, Texas

You are able to see the beautiful mountains from the park. They are absolutely breathtaking... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mark K
Forest Lake, Minnesota
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This 14,255-foot mountain located in Rocky Mountain National Park offers challenging hiking and scenic views.
Rte. 7 to the Long's Peak Trailhead, 9 miles south of Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Take water, rain gear, warm clothing and food on this very popular and strenuous hike. Long's Peak is the highest peak in RMNP and the experience is worth the trip if you are in good condition. We left at 3:00 a.m. and were asked to...More

Thank Christine A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You are able to see the beautiful mountains from the park. They are absolutely breathtaking. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is a great mountain- hiked it 5 times- 4 Keyhole and 1 Loft Route. This is a serious mountain- most times it isn't too bad, but if a storm rolls in, be prepared as things can get dangerous quickly. The views are great- especially...More

Thank JA S
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is more of a climb, than a hike. Especially when you get up. We saw a black bear on our way up, and several Marmots. Good hike. More for experienced hikers or those in good shape.

Thank got2bebiking
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Arrived about 8:30 a.m. on Friday June 29. Parking lot was full and we had to park a ways down the highway. Talked to some visitors who arrived before sunrise to attempt to summit the Peak.

Thank HinColo
Reviewed 10 May 2018

This was a spontaneous hike. My friend and I literally came across signs for the trailhead as we drove through the Rockies and decided to hike. We were dressed for a quick encounter with the wild but nothing longer than 2hr so we had a...More

Thank joeyjoi5
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Majestic mountial tjat casn be seen from several ateas, but the peak to peak road trip from Estes Park to Blackhawk takes you right by it. Imtetestimg flat face of top half of mountain. Great views of the yellow aspens in their fall glory above...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Longs Peak should be a planned trip. It takes 5-6 hours round trip from the parking lot to a lovely alpine lake. You should bring food, drink and a camera. The views are amazing and it fun having pics to remember this medium hike, now...More

Thank HeatherColoradogirl
Reviewed 8 May 2017

As flatlanders, we never intended to hike the entire trail. But, we let our curiousity guide us up and around a bit. Because it was the beginning of May and there was still snow here and there down by the trailhead, not many folks were...More

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Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the destinations we always bring out of state visitors to. The views are absolutely breathtaking, and you can spend as little or as much time in the park as you want. You can stay in the car and...More

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18 June 2016|
Response from Femtosecond |
There is Chasm Lake. Might that be the lake you're thinking of?