Gem Lake

4 reviews #8 hike out of 202 in
2.9 mi
Distance
1 hrs 22 min
Time
terrain
938 ft
Elev Gain

Overview

This is a easy out and back trail to Gem Lake in Rocky Mountain National Park.

This trail goes by Twin Owls.


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    7 months, 2 weeks ago
    Amazing trail just 2 miles North of Estes Park off of Dry Gulch Road. Easy to moderate trail with plenty of switchbacks and scenic views. Shady rest spots are plentiful and there are several cave shelters on the route you can use in the event of inclement weather. Beautiful views of Estes Park and Lakes Estes abound on your way to Gem Lake. Gem Lake itself is a wonderful treasure in and of itself. Plan for cooler temps at the lake and windy conditions because... Colorado. ☺️
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    7 months, 2 weeks ago
    Amazing trail just 2 miles North of Estes Park off of Dry Gulch Road. Easy to moderate trail with plenty of switchbacks and scenic views. Shady rest spots are plentiful and there are several cave shelters on the route you can use in the event of inclement weather. Beautiful views of Estes Park and Lakes Estes abound on your way to Gem Lake. Gem Lake itself is a wonderful treasure in and of itself. Plan for cooler temps at the lake and windy conditions because... Colorado. ☺️
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steve.davis717 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Lumpy Ridge Trail Head to Gem Lake, Larimer County, CO, USA
Amazing trail just 2 miles North of Estes Park off of Dry Gulch Road. Easy to moderate trail with plenty of switchbacks and scenic views. Shady rest spots are plentiful and there are several cave shelters on the route you can use in the event of inclement weather. Beautiful views of Estes Park and Lakes Estes abound on your way to Gem Lake. Gem Lake is a wonderful treasure in and of itself. Plan for cooler temps at the lake and windy conditions because... Colorado. ☺️
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Greg 6 years, 7 months ago
GEM Lake
Photo album: https://goo.gl/photos/xTa1MSChbdF7jr8Z9
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young.dy 1 year, 2 months ago
Gem Lake - Lumpy Ridge Road, Larimer County, CO, USA
Training hike to Gem Lake with team for India.
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