Emerald Lake

based on 80 tracks & routes #1 hike out of 219 in
4.9 mi
2 hrs 42 min
892 ft
Elev Gain


This is a moderate one way trail in Rocky Mountain National Park.

This trail goes by Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and Bear Lake.

This is an alternate route for Dream Lake via Bear Lake Trail.

Public Tracks

andrew 2 years, 3 months ago
Bear Lake Trailhead to Emerald Lake

A toddler hike at around half a mile per hour. We saw a herd of elk as we drove to the trailhead, and we saw a marmot when we reached Emerald Lake. Also zillions of chipmunks and many varieties of birds.

CheapCigarMan 8 months ago
Bear Lake Loop & Nymph Lake, Dream Lake, and Emerald Lake

CMC's Snowshoe Routes Bear Lake Loop 1 mile Nymph Lake 1 mile Dream Lake 2.2 miles Emerald Lake 3.6 miles

Aeon Jones 1 year, 5 months ago
Paul B 1 year, 7 months ago
benvassmer 1 year, 11 months ago
Nathan Cahill 2 years, 3 months ago
laratv 5 years, 9 months ago