Bear Lake Nature Trail

EASY 256 reviews

Bear Lake Nature Trail is a 0.7 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Estes Park, Colorado that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips and is best used from March until November.

DISTANCE
0.7 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
52 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

walking

forest

lake

river

views

waterfall

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

snow

no dogs

A high altitude lake with views of many mountains.

2 days ago

Beautiful walk and very accessible path for all ages, lots of viewpoints for great photos

3 days ago

Great hike. Got most of it done between storms.

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walking
8 days ago

Great trail for kids and beautiful scenery.

8 days ago

Simple with beautiful views!

hiking
9 days ago

10 days ago

walking
10 days ago

Yes it's easy and it's beautiful. Expect lots of company.

10 days ago

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hiking
22 days ago

Bear Lake Trail featured a stunning lake that I would definitely go back to see. The waters were as clear as glass and the there was a ton of wildlife. However, there was a ton of bugs (bring bug spray!!) and there was a ton of people.

hiking
22 days ago