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Maroon Bells

Aspen Highlands, End of Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, CO
+1 970-925-1940
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The most photographed mountain range in America!

These mountains are on most calendars! If you time it right, you will get great photos of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Terri D
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Center Moriches, New York
nice time waiting in traffic to get there..... not worth the time

spent over an hour trying to get to the parking lot at Marron Bells the traffic was horrible and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
visit-often-to-NM
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Denver, Colorado
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Aspen Highlands, End of Maroon Creek Road, Aspen, CO
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Reviewed 2 days ago

These mountains are on most calendars! If you time it right, you will get great photos of the mountains with their mirror reflection in the lake in front of it. Actually, you can't get a bad photo here, no matter what time. We even captured...More

Thank Terri D
Reviewed 3 days ago

spent over an hour trying to get to the parking lot at Marron Bells the traffic was horrible and drivers are IDIOTS.... all over the damn road trying to drive and take pictures with cell phones. the ear;y morning traffic into aspen was worse than...More

Thank visit-often-to-NM
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our visit to Maroon Bells was the highlight of our recent trip to Aspen Colorado. My wife was very keen on seeing the sunrise and I admit that I had to be talked into it — but I’m glad that we got up and went...More

Thank mbotos
Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited right after a snowfall and the mountains were just beautiful. Sits right on a sparkling lake and is definitely worth the time to go see.

Thank hollyc57
Reviewed 4 days ago

Drove up in mid-October, after the car ban was lifted (it's bus only from Aspen Highlands during the high season). The drive is very scenic and it's such a beautiful, awesome view. Pyramid Peak comes into view first, then later the Bells. You really can't...More

Thank NWtripster
Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been here twice in my life, and it is the most beautiful place I've ever seen. There is something for all activity levels. A leisurely walk on the paved walk around the lake at the base of the mountains, a 1.5 mile trail hike,...More

Thank Katie B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful side trip. Nice little hike around the lake and beautiful mountain views with snow the day we were there😀

Thank Pam W
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth the relatively short drive and walk to get an awesome view of these majestic peaks. Quite windy and a little ice already at parking lot. Easy 100 yd stroll to the lake.

Thank Jeanine6
Reviewed 4 days ago

I took the bus. Bus from Aspen to the Highlands, connect to bus to Maroon Bells bus ($6) with driver acting as tour guide with interesting details and facts. Maroon Lake at 9580′ about 1,500' higher than Aspen can be considerably colder; snowing when it...More

Thank BinNYC-2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a very beautiful drive to Maroon Bells. The views were wonderful and there were many walking paths available. You can sit on one of the benches and see sights in all directions. Shuttle service was very convenient.

Thank jyandell76
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penakathryn
17 October 2017|
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Response from Jan S | Reviewed this property |
There are no tours, and I am not sure the buses are running this late in the year now. The park might be closed for the season, but that seems really weird! If it's still open and no buses are running (they are just shuttle... More
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moultonmx
5 October 2017|
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Response from wendiesanders |
We're here now (10/7). Color is still here but fading fast. Lots of aspens have lost all or part of their leaves but still gorgeous!
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moultonmx
5 October 2017|
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Response from CJ62 | Reviewed this property |
You can drive up before 8am or after 5pm, otherwise you have to catch the bus
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