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Nice easy hike. It's definitely easy and not moderate, there's barely any incline. Too much noise from town in the first part and the lake is not very scenic. There are additional trails that can extend this one and that makes it worthwhile.

Great trail once on it. Right along the waters edge. The only reason why it is not five stars in my book is due to two reasons; mountain bikers going to fast and not courteous and the camp grounds where dogs were loose. The rest of the experience was great. I would also not classify this as moderate, rather it should be classified as easy.

hiking
1 day ago

Beautiful views of the lake which the path goes around and I would definitely do it again. But it was not a great hike for our 3.5-year-old. The trail was poorly marked at times (it doesn’t seem well-maintained) and there were some very steep parts (maybe because we were off trail...?) and we had to cross the river on a few logs! (Why isn’t there a little bridge?) Thankfully no one fell in. We enjoyed the adventure though!! We saw lots of pretty wildflowers, a snake, some ducks. Not many hikers. We saw quite a few fishermen and we even saw a random water fountain in the middle of the forest. I took lots of beautiful photos because the lights and reflections on the lake were breathtaking! Will do this again when the kids are a bit older.

A beautiful easy hike around a pretty lake. The path meanders around the woods and the shore of the lake, and is a lot of fun to complete. The trail doesn't take long, and is definitely worth the stop.

This is a great kid friendly hike.

hiking
3 days ago

Nice views but trail was not maintained very well and was hard to follow main path sometimes.

Light traffic on a weekday.

awesome views

touristy but great views.

Wonderful trail with gradual elevation. Hiked to the relaxing sounds of a river, and various birds. There were several feet of snow at the final climb of the trail. Need long pants and solid boots for this. I went around much of it. There was also some significantly muddy areas that require good boots. Wonderful view of the mountains at the end of the trail.
Follow the written instructions to find the trail at this time, the trail mapped out has you crossing a river in the beginning and end that is quite deep at this time. So follow the bike path and hike under the highway as instructed.

If you feel up to it, you can go to the to of any of the peaks at the end of the marked trail. The view is worth it!!

Awesome scenery but somewhat short

Follows river of snow melt with meadows and views

steep trail with lots of loose rock, but very worth it. beautiful destination!

Would recommend doing this hike at the end of June. At one point we couldn’t find the trail because of snow but somehow we made it. Was pretty though!

7 days ago

Hiked this trail on 6/9. Still a bit of snow between 11,000’ and timberline on the Breckenridge side but passable. Good workout and great scenery.

hiking
8 days ago

We loved this hike! Pros: 1 mile in and 1 mile out. Ends at a beautiful lake. Lots of bridges and bodies of water. Great hike for our 3.5-year-old. We saw some butterflies. A few bikers, but mainly hikers. Cons: at times very crowded, but for most of the hike we were alone. This hike will be saved in our favorites for sure!

hiking
9 days ago

Did this hike on 6/9/18, muddy and passable snow throughout the trail. Hard to find trail at times with muddy/snowy patches.

Great views. Our group of ten made it to the top in 90 minutes and we had a 9 and 10 year old. Don’t let the hard rating intimidate you, take breaks bring water and you will be fine.

this was an amazing view from the top

Was expecting more in the way of views I guess. There is really only one place to get a good view of the reservoir from this trail. That spot looks out over the Blue River Arm. The rest of the way around, views are blocked by the trees. You can see the reservoir of course, but not unobstructed. It's a very easy walk though. No work out here.

on Mount Royal Trail

hiking
11 days ago

I accidentally deleted this review so reposting. We climbed Royal 11-16-16 and were pleasantly surprised. You start out with a nice climb right up the mountain. Prepare yourself. Nice views from the top both to the west and over lake Dillon. My GPS logged 4.18 miles.

Well maintained. Good views of Dillon Reservoir. Some nice picnic tables.

Quick and easy hike for all ages! There are some picnic areas and benches along the way, as well as many photo opportunities. Highly recommend for those looking for an easy hike! There is also a small parking lot and an outhouse.

Great trail. Busy at the lakes. I think this by far is less traveled and more peaceful. Was not difficult to hike.

walking
14 days ago

Great little hike for small children. Gorgeous views. Lots of great photo opportunities.

conditions are good, very steep in some sections but trail is full of spots to stop, rest, enjoy the scenery. Once at the top there is a lot of space to explore and the views are incredible.

hiking
17 days ago

Nice trail, nothing crazy. Hiking it to acclimate to the altitude

trail running
18 days ago

Quick and steep. Hot and dry. No snow. Made it up and down in an hour yesterday for a good lunch break workout to tire the dog out.

Awesome hike that takes about 1-2 hours, stunning views the whole time. No snow right now at all, enjoy :)

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