Parika Lake Trail is a 7.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Walden, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from June until September.
Directions from Granby: Follow Highway 40 west to Highway 34. Go north on Hwy 34 to Rocky Mountain National Park's West Entrance. From the park entrance, follow Trail Ridge Road for 6.4 miles to the Bowen/Baker Trailhead parking area. For the most direct access, hike the Baker Pass Trail 4 miles, to the junction with the Parika Lake Trail