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Love this trail!

I did this trail in late July. It was completely gorgeous and fairly challenging. Warning - The... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
rclucas10
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Houston, Texas
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Beautiful hike - worth the drive and effort...

This hike is very moderate and scenic until you near the end - then it gets steep and challenging... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
bumama
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Malibu
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28 Jul 2018
“Love this trail! ”
4 Jul 2018
“Beautiful hike - worth the drive and effort...”
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A three-mile hike through scenic woods leads you to sparkling Grizzly Lake, an ideal spot for a picnic.
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806 W Hallam St, Hwy 82, Aspen, CO 81611-1166
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I did this trail in late July. It was completely gorgeous and fairly challenging. Warning - The road out to the trail head is pretty rough and rocky. We saw lots of wildflowers, whistle pigs and amazing views that change every few minutes. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

This hike is very moderate and scenic until you near the end - then it gets steep and challenging. But like most of the great hikes in Aspen the effort is worth it! Grizzly Lake is glorious. In late June we had fields of wildflowers...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I found myself finally walking out at about 8PM one evening recently. I'm glad we had a headlamp! Anyway, this is a very beautiful hike. And for those who don't want to have a strenuous hike, just do 3/4's. When you arrive at the switchbacks,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 6 July 2015

You will need Lockers or Winch to get up tot he trail head across the river, but all the work is worth it if you can reach the top. Only way in is 4wheel or hiking. Beautify trail with amazing views and the lake is...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Lindsey S
Reviewed 22 April 2015

After the bouncing along Lincoln Creek Road, past New York Creek trail, stop for a moment at the reservoir and spot the trout rising. Past the building, find the trailhead. You will start at about 10000' with a steep trail through piney woods that open...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 19 February 2015

The Lincoln Creek road is 4 wheel drive. Some of the hikes in the Aspen area have become too popular and, at times, crowded. This is not one of them. It's a nice gradual climb up the valley, following Grizzly Creek. The last part, up...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Charles H
Reviewed 3 February 2012

A perfect hike, in and out of spruce and aspen groves, lovely views, wonderful creek the whole way. The storms really hit this spot, so be prepared for thunderstorms and start early.

2  Thank timetoexplore
Reviewed 18 July 2007

We hiked there a few weeks ago - early July 2007. Group of 6 ranging from 18 to 55 yrs. 6.5 mile rough rock road to get to the trailhead. You could probably get there in almost any vehicle, but you want a high profile...More

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