Top Adventures in Allenspark

  • Hike to Lake Haiyaha

    Begin the hike at the Bear Lake trailhead, this will be the same for any season you chose to hike to the lake. From the Bear Lake trailhead follow the Dream Lake trail for ~1.05 miles to just before Dream Lake itself. The trail is very easy to fol...

    4 miles 800 ft gain

  • Hike the Wild Basin's Ouzel & Ogallala Peaks

    Begin at the Wild Basin Trailhead in southeastern Rocky Mountain National Park near the town of Allenspark. Plan to start before sunrise if attempting this trek as a day trip in order to avoid afternoon thunderstorms above the treeline. This trip ...

    20 miles 5300 ft gain

  • Hike to Ouzel Falls

    Located right outside of Rocky Mountain National Park, this hike is perfect for anyone looking to do a little exploring without the cost of a park fee. The drive through the Rocky Mountains to the trailhead is an added bonus. This hike is great be...

    5.4 miles 870 ft gain

  • Backpack to Bluebird Lake

    Starting at the Wild Basin trailhead on the south side of Rocky Mountain National Park, hike through a wet forest towards upper and lower Copeland Falls, located 0.45 miles from the trailhead. From here, continue on the main trail along the North ...

    14 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Backpack to Lion and Snowbank Lakes

    Starting at the Wild Basin trailhead, hike to Siskin campground. This takes 3.2 miles of rocky, semi-steep trail (permit required). Set up camp at Siskin campground for the night.Wake up early for the sunrise hike to Lion Lakes and Snowbank Lake (...

    5.4 miles 2859 ft gain

  • Hike to Ouzel and Bluebird Lakes

    With about 13 miles round trip and a 2500 ft. gain, Ouzel and Bluebird Lakes are the perfect destination for moderate to serious hikers, looking for a good day hike with diverse terrain and views including rivers, waterfalls, mountains, and lakes....

    13.5 miles 2500 ft gain

  • Hike to Thunder Lake

    Starting at the often-busy Wild Basin TH, the trail passes through dense forests as it follows the North Fork of the Saint Vrain River through the southernmost section of Rocky Mountain National Park. The trail passes alongside the small Copeland ...

    12 miles 2275 ft gain

  • Hike Mount Alice, Rocky Mountain National Park

    Mount Alice rules over the nicest part of Rocky Mountain National Park (in my opinion), the Wild Basin area. Due to long approaches most people never see more than a mile or two past the Wild Basin trailhead but if you are willing to put in a litt...

    16 miles 5000 ft gain

  • Hike to Pear Lake

    Pear lake is a beautiful alpine lake in the southern Wild Basin region of Rocky Mountain National Park. Once used as a reservoir, Pear Lake has been restored to its natural state and lies in scenic basin below some of the most isolated mountains i...

    13 miles 2112 ft gain

  • Hike to Finch Lake

    There are several ways to reach finch lake but this will cover the route from the Finch Lake Trailhead in the wild basin area of Rocky Mountain National Park. You can also loop it with other trails in the area or begin at the Allenspark Trailhead,...

    4.3 miles

  • Hike to Sky Pond

    Start at the Glacier Gorge trailhead on Bear Lake Road. Parking is limited so it is advised to get there very early. It's a longer hike so plan on taking a full day to complete or stay overnight to enjoy more of the scenery.Within the first mile o...

    10 miles 1780 ft gain

  • The Loch Vale Hike

    The trail starts at the Glacier Gorge trailhead along the road to Bear Lake. After hiking for just under a mile, you'll pass Alberta Falls and continue up the trail through the gorge. At about 2 miles you'll reach a clear junction, with trails tow...

    6 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Summer, a season not to be missed in Aspen!

    "I came for the winter, and stayed for the summer," is a phrase you'll often hear around town. The weather is one of the highlights. During the day the temperature hovers in the 70's and 80's, and by evening the mercury will drop into the 60's. Aspen is a place to explore and a place to recharge. Breathe in the crisp mountain air while you discover our wide-open spaces by footbike, or horse. Restore your mind, body and spirit as you reconnect with nature and loved ones in Aspen’s great outdoors. Join us for a summer adventure that’s anything but ordinary.

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