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Address: Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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Great trail for many different activity levels

The trail is .5 miles around a beautiful lake. We went on April 21 and there was very little snow on the trail. Quite a few puddles from melting snow so plan accordingly with your... read more

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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The trail is .5 miles around a beautiful lake. We went on April 21 and there was very little snow on the trail. Quite a few puddles from melting snow so plan accordingly with your shoe choice. The trail is flat and offers some amazing views of the mountains. There are 2 pit toilets and ample parking. Always good to... More 

Thank Ruth D
Rockwall, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here at a Ranger's suggestion and it was absolutely lovely! Nice little walking trail and bridges around the most gorgeous blue mountain lake. We sat on a wooden bench and just "drank" it all in. I will never forget the sight - it will be embedded in my mind forever. Perfection.

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Sacramento, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped there to just enjoy winter snow and the views. quiet without many people there, snow on some parts of trail made going around not possible for my family members, but still the snow on the mountains above just made for great photo opps! I have never been to the lake before tho my family goes often as they live... More 

Thank Kip F
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

On a day when every man & several dogs decided to visit the RMNP we stopped and leisurely walked around the partially ice & snow covered Sprague Lake. A cool spot & walk , open to all levels & a peaceful interlude, just remember the crowds can get huge !! The View back over the Lake looking at the 'Tall... More 

Thank Skeney57
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Absolutely beautiful and breathtaking lake surrounded by mountains. The lake has a trail around it, which offers best views of the Rocky mountains. The time we visited was perfect since there was snow on the mountains and the park was warm. The mountains reflection falls on the lakes providing you with a stunning view. Not to miss this place for... More 

Thank nephelolater
Bridge City, Texas
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

The trail around this lake is flat and is 1/2 mile long. A great little hike for all ages. The mountain views on the back side of the lake are awesome. It is a great hike in any season.

1 Thank Sherry B
Cary, NC
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Reviewed 4 November 2016

This is a beautiful, flat, short walk around the lake. It cross a small stream where you can see fish in crystal clear water. In the background are peaks of 11,000 to 14,000 feet that is a bit snow- capped in October. It's just a beautiful, relaxing spot with an interesting history. I highly recommend this little walk.

1 Thank viperflt
St. Louis, MO
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

•My partner and I visited Sprague Lake during our recent trip to Rocky Mountain National Park. •It was the first lake we visited that day (and it ended up being our favorite). We arrived at about 8:30 AM on a Friday morning. There was plenty of parking available right at the trail head when we visited. At that time /... More 

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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We went there early morning. It felt calm and serene. The lake is beautiful and views are magnificent. The walk around the lake is easy. It is so close to the trailhead. This is not as popular as the other lakes but its beauty is worth seeing.

1 Thank Prerak P
Los Angeles
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Sprague Lake is 8688 ft above sea level, yet because the trail around the lake is very flat it is an easy walk for anyone to do.The trail also can accommodate wheelchairs.

1 Thank slickLosAngeles

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