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This was our first hike in the Aspen area upon arriving. It's about a 15-minute drive from Aspen and a very short trail—about 1-mile round trip. The way up isn't too challenging unless the altitude is getting you. You cross a beautiful waterfall at the...More
We stayed 2 nights at the Weller Campground just around the corner from the trail. The campground was awesome! A small campground nestled among beautiful Aspen trees. Sites were smaller but private. We have a 25'RV and were able to fit, but probably nothing larger...More
This is supposed to be .6 mile one way, and easy. The distance may be correct, but I would not call it an easy trail. Getting to the lake is mostly uphill, and the walking is difficult due to lots of rocks in the trail....More
Last year when I first created this listing, the use of the trail was in question. There was a bridge under construction near the beginning of the trail and there weren’t really any instructions on what to do or if there was an alternate route....More
We just wanted to stretch our legs with the kids, we'd been driving a while. This is an easy summer hike ( I was even in flip flops). The kids were 8 and nearly 5. The little one held Dads hand, he did slip a...More
Last year on the way to Independence Pass from Aspen we passed several trailheads and camping areas along the road. All of them looked like they would be fun to explore. It took a while to plan ahead for these this year because we couldn’t...More