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Nice hike around Long Lake

Our friends took my wife and I up here for a hike around Long Lake. We both have had knee... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
By_His_Grace
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Richmond, VA, USA
Awesome Hike

3.4 miles out and back it climbs 1200 ft from 7000 ft through trees and crossing Dadd's creek... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Angus D
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Roosevelt National Park offers many and varied opportunities for recreation. You can do most anything, from hunting to nordic skiing. For winter activities, a choice location is, despite its unpropitious name, Deadman Road near Redfeather Lakes.
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1311 S. College Avenue, Rollinsville, CO 80474
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our friends took my wife and I up here for a hike around Long Lake. We both have had knee replacements and this trail was good for us. Our only complaint is that the parking is not adequate for the number of people and we...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

3.4 miles out and back it climbs 1200 ft from 7000 ft through trees and crossing Dadd's creek probably 8 times. The trail is accessed at the trailhead off of Hwy 14 at the bridge below Rustic on the Northwestern end of Indian meadows.

Thank Angus D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

While visiting Denver we were able to spend a day sightseeing in the Roosevelt National Forest. We took the scenic route and drove through the forest in a jeep; we considered this a mild off-road adventure. Nevertheless we had a blast and were able to...More

Thank RayK_houseofheroes
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Pleasant and expansive national forest with scenic views of the Continental Divide. Great way to spend the day. Lots of hiking trails, picnic areas, campgrounds, and other facilities, though these may get crowded by late morning, especially in the Brainard Lake area along the Indian...More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Followed a hand drawn map , so got a bit confused some times but apart from the dirt sections, ice & snow packed areas , had a pleasant drive in the forest !! Thank god it was a Jeep that worked ! The highlight for...More

Thank Skeney57
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

A great day trip, driving Thur the National Forest, looking at all of the beautiful landscapes, a lots of great photos opportunity. Hoping to see some wildlife but was driving Thur during the mid-day hours, the best time for wildlife is early morning or late...More

1  Thank Tommy W
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were driving through the forest to and from Estes park. It was a very pleasant drive to get to Estes, and we decided to take our time driving through on our way back home. There are a couple of areas, where...More

1  Thank ab5854
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Such a beautiful drive through the forest! You won't know where to stop to take photos. The landscape is stunning! A must do in the area.

2  Thank Pomerols
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We hiked the Isabella Lake Trail in the Indian Wilderness Area of RNF after 3 days in the RMNP and a very exausting summit the day before. This might have been the prettiest walk we took on our hike vacation so far. This trail is...More

3  Thank DianneDB
Reviewed 29 September 2015

The Roosevelt National Forest features stunning views along mostly dirt roads that can be quite bumpy and narrow, with numerous switchbacks. There are several pull out areas along the way, however, and some picnic and camping areas throughout the park. Day passes and camping fees...More

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