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A nice easy short hike with a great little lake.

The first 100 yds is the toughest! Make sure to walk to the 2nd lake, we almost stopped too soon... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jill B
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Rockwell City, Iowa
Great easy hike

It is about 3.3 miles round-trip for this hike. The first 100 yards are up hill. You are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mary K
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Seaside Heights, New Jersey
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Wildernest Rd., Silverthorne, CO
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The first 100 yds is the toughest! Make sure to walk to the 2nd lake, we almost stopped too soon! Go early to avoid heat. It is a popular trail.

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is about 3.3 miles round-trip for this hike. The first 100 yards are up hill. You are immediately rewarded with a mountain view and a view of the Dillion reservoir. It is beautiful. Continuing the hike you have a wide path with a few...More

1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was pretty busy when we went up on a Saturday morning. We went with some friends and our kids, 9 and 4. It's really rocky and there are tree roots everywhere so hiking boots or good tennies are a must. There are fallen trees...More

Thank Brook L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonder place lovely and very zen like. You can sit here and stair at the water and watch the current shift. There are portable potties that you can use, a few benches to sit on as well as a trail for jogging and biking. Great...More

Thank Cesar G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hike! It was a peaceful, easy hike with our two young sons. The scenery changed just often enough to keep us excited about each new section of trail. We even saw a mama moose with her calf cross the path just a few hundred...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is a moderate hike that takes about 2 hours round trip. The water lilies were just starting to bloom with gorgeous yellow flowers in mid June this year. It was a bit rough this time as the trail had not yet been maintained and...More

2  Thank sseb0744
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Great hike (challenging), sceneic, will get a good workout on dirt and rocky path, takes about an hour

Thank RLCZ70
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

The first part of this trail was a bit rigorous but all in all not a hard trail at all. Saw many families with all ages. No Lily pads yet but still a beautiful hike and scenery.

Thank knitnaway
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A couple of asterisks: this reviewer has over 80 reviews, mostly of trails in our national Parks with 92 approvals. Secondly, this hike was in the first week of June, 2017. Now to the nitty-gritty. This is a highly touted Trail, and we saw a...More

Thank Earl D
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We've hiked this trail a number of times both from the Wildernest side and also up from the Fisco exit. After a heavy snowfall in December my daughter and I snowshoed in from Wildernest. From Wildernest the trail is pretty much flat except for the...More

Thank John P
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Elizabeth P
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Response from Carol G | Reviewed this property |
Almost all trails in Colorado are pet friendly
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Response from RinTulsa | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I'm not sure there are fish in them though!
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