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Sprague Lake

Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
+1 970-586-1206
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Planet Earth moment

Sprague Lake is famous for wildlife viewing, including moose and elk. There is a picnic area as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pingaroo
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Chicago, Illinois
Beautiful frozen lake

Been there done that. Beautiful lake with a short hike around the loop. Taken the help of officer... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
bharani k
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“picnic tables” (18 reviews)
“parking lot” (32 reviews)
“trout” (12 reviews)
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Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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+1 970-586-1206

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sprague Lake is famous for wildlife viewing, including moose and elk. There is a picnic area as well as a flat 0.5 mi/0.8 km loop trail around the lake. We visited the lake around 5:30pm on the Saturday of the Labour Day weekend, and it...More

Thank pingaroo
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Been there done that. Beautiful lake with a short hike around the loop. Taken the help of officer at the ranger office to know about the places to visit and he guided us to places and told whats best to visit with kids. With lot...More

Thank bharani k
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Had a picnic by the lake, it was great. Quick half hour walk around the lake as it was quite small. Bear lake was so crowded we couldn't get there

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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

What a BEAUTIFUL walk around the lake. Gorgeous vistas in every direction. A picture’s worth a thousand words so take a look at mine. Enjoy!

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Another fun hike! Happily not long and flat! Seeing three different glaciers was also a highlight. Lots of Nature, and a beautiful place. Plus there's a bathroom!

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Sprague Lake is located on the drive to Bear Lake. It is also a short distance from the Park and Ride. Nice views even if you don't hike. Easy access from the parking area. Picnic tables available.

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

This isn't really a 'hike', might be something you'd want to do at the end of a day of more challenging hikes or if you just want a easy stroll. Having said that, if you hit it on a day that is really still, little...More

Thank ronbV8543YT
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Accessible from the parking with picnic tables, beautiful view--great for photo ops. Worth a visit. Big chance of seeing a moose here.

Thank tomiorange
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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a day in RMNP. This is a good time of year to view elk, hear them bugle, and see the golden aspen. The trail around Sprague lake is a short easy walk, so great for small children. The view from the back side...More

Thank Kathleen H
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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Easy access and a simply beautiful hike around the lake. At sunrise I saw a moose feeding right offshore. Great views from each side so walk around it if you can.

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Kristin A
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Response from hjmartin24 | Reviewed this property |
This is a great one for kids! You can't ride your bike, but they could easily walk the path. My 3.5 and 1.5 year olds enjoyed this and had no trouble. It's a nearly flat and well-maintained path around the lake. You don't... More
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