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Lovely mostly level hike heading UP to the Hot Springs

For a day hike this is a simple hike. If one wishes to hike to the Conundrum Hot Springs that... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
Aspen, Colorado
Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful!

Great family hike through one of the most beautiful areas of Aspen: open fields full of... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2016
Lisa H
Mexico City, Mexico
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13 Feb 2017
“Lovely mostly level hike heading UP to the Hot Springs”
26 Jul 2016
“Beautiful, Beautiful, Beautiful!”
Aspen, CO
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

For a day hike this is a simple hike. If one wishes to hike to the Conundrum Hot Springs that requires a two day investment, and sleeping out one night. Hot Springs too easily reached, and too many people there, and not "remote" enough.

1  Thank Aspeneyesurgeon
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great family hike through one of the most beautiful areas of Aspen: open fields full of wildflowers, roaring river, fauna (we saw a moose this time) and breathtaking views of the mountains...

2  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The hike leads to hot springs (which are delightful), but the wonders of the valley itself are enough to recommend this hike. There are some interesting creek crossings, and some long- abandoned mine equipment, and enough solitude to let the hiker remember that towns have...More

1  Thank WFSAustin
Reviewed 24 August 2013

Our group hit Aspen from sea level so used Conundrum Creek trail as a great hike swimming in wild flowers. We went to the first log bridge and return for 5 miles RT. Good altitude gain and equally good trail, well marked. Gradual not steep....More

4  Thank jgsmouse
Reviewed 9 July 2013

First you start with Aspen's 300 days of sunshine and then enter the trail head at a small and often crowded parking area. Get there early. The first thing you encounter is a meadow of wild flowers and then you start a very modest ascent....More

5  Thank plrPhiladelphia_PA
Reviewed 22 February 2013

It might be high, it might be long, you will do a lot of climbing and you better be in shape but ohh la la, the joys of soaking away in natural hot springs above timberline with Hummingbirds looking you in the faced is worth...More

4  Thank mike G
Reviewed 23 August 2011

You don’t have to hike the 8.5 miles to the hot springs to enjoy this hike with your family, although it is an incredible hike if you decide to hike all the way to Crested Butte and visit the hot spring pools half way. The...More

3  Thank AspenRealLifeAspen
Reviewed 8 March 2008

perfect amount of hiking just long enough to be ready to relax in springs, springs are good temp around 100 F. amazing view everywhere!, especially the large elk range which has more saddles surrounding it than you can count. seriously hike this place mattd

4  Thank matdddd
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