List of RMNP & Area Hikes

These are area hike destinations I can find information on using various books and guides. A really great online source for RMNP hike info is Alan Silverstein's Locations in Rocky Mountain National Park. It includes GPS (Lat/Long) coordinates, too.

Note: Hikes in gray (most of them) are ones I haven't done yet. The list includes hikes that aren't in RMNP, but are in the Estes Park area. Please note that I haven't finished this list yet; I don't have all the Trail Heads shown or difficulty symbols in place. Please be patient, and be sure to let me know if you see errors or omissions.

Trail Head Info
Destinations: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Judging Difficulty: Easy Moderate Difficult
Destination
Reports
Dist
ea way (mi)
Gain in Elev (ft) Final
Elev (ft)
Trail Head Photos
Adams Falls 0.3 79 8,470 East Inlet  
Alberta Falls 0.6 160 9,400 Glacier Gorge The Falls in summer; Bobbea, Clyde & Mike in Winter. Snowshoeing with Tony & Karen.
Mount Alice 9.0 4,610 13,310   .
Andrews Glacier 4.5 2,460 11,700   .
Andrews Pass 5.0 2,740 11,980   .
Andrews Peak 11.5 4,125 12,565   .
Andrews Tarn 4.7 2,150 11,390 Glacier Gorge  
Arch Rocks 1.5 45 8,200 Fern Lake .
Baker Pass 5.75 2,389 11,253 Bowen/Baker  
Balanced Rock 3.8 910 8,800 Twin Owls .
Balanced Rock 3.8 910 8,800 Cow Creek  
Battle Mountain 7.5 2,804 12,044    
Bear Lake 1 mile (loop) 20 9,475 Bear Lake In Fall.  In winter.
Upper Beaver Meadows 6.1 240 12,000 Ute Trail .
Beaver Mountain 2.0 2,341 10,491   .
Bench Lake 6.5 1,680 10,120   .
Bierstadt Lake 1.6 255 9,416 Bear Lake .
Bierstadt Lake 1.4 566 9,416 Bierstadt Lake .
Big Meadows 1.8 600 9,400 Tonahutu Creek .
Bighorn Flats 6.0 2,460 11,900   .
Bighorn Lake 0.5 290 11,040   .
Black Canyon 3.3 560 8,480 Twin Owls .
Black Canyon 3.25 1,380 8,480 Cow Creek  
Black Lake 4.7 1,390 10,620 Glacier Gorge On the trail; the Lake. A summer Black Lake report.
Blue Lake 5.5 1,880 11,120 Bowen/Baker .
Bluebird Lake 7.0 2,278 10,978 Wild Basin .
Boulder-Grand Pass 8.5 3,361 12,061 Wild Basin .
Boulder Brook 3.3 1,000 10,240 Glacier Gorge  
The Boulderfield 7.0 3,410 12,800 Longs Peak .
Bowen Lake 7.0 2,160 11,024 Bowen/Baker .
Bowen Pass 7.5 2,596 11,460 Bowen/Baker .
Box Lake 7.0 2,020 10,720    
Bridal Veil Falls 3.0 1,060 8,900 Cow Creek .
Mount Bryant 6.5 2,644 11,034   .
Cache la Poudre River 8.7 -615 10,135 Milner Pass .
Mount Cairns 4.5 2,489 10,880   .
Calypso Cascades 2.5 500 9,200 Wild Basin .
Cascade Falls 3.5 360 8,800 North Inlet .
Castle Lake 6.75 2,650 11,150   .
Castle Rock 5.5 2,490 10,640   .
Chapin Pass 0.3 240 10,880 Chapin Pass .
Mount Chapin 1.5 1,814 12,454   .
Chasm Lake 4.2 2,360 11,760 Longs Peak Longs Peak; Longs Peak from Chasm; Longs & Columbine Falls; columbines & Peacock Pool
Chickadee Pond 4.75 1,510 10,010   .
Chickaree Lake 1.75 525 9,290   .
Chief Cheley Peak 5.0 2,130 12,804   .
Chiefs Head Peak 7.0 5,267 13,579   .
Chipmunk Lake 4.1 2,180 10,660   .
Chiquita Lake 5.5 2,810 11,350   .
Mount Chiquita 2.4 2,429 13,069   .
Mount Cirrus 6.4 3,807 12,797   .
Lake of the Clouds 6.9 2,440 11,430 Colorado River .
Columbine Falls 4.0 2,160 11,440 Longs Peak Columbine Falls
Columbine Lake 3.0 1,000 11,040   .
Comanche Peak 6.75 2,702 12,702   .
Cony Lake 5.0 1,439 10,600   .
Upper Cony Lake 6.0 1,779 10,940   .
Cony Pass 7.25 3,860 12,360   .
Cooper Peak 7.75 4,015 12,296   .
Copeland Falls 0.3 10 8,515   .
Copeland Mountain 6.75 4,676 13,176   .
Cracktop 5.5 2,010 12,760   .
Mount Craig 7.5 3,616 12,007   .
The Crater 1.0 730 11,480   .
Crater Lake 8.25 1,934 10,280   .
Crawford Lake 7.25 1,789 10,070   .
Crosier Mountain 4.5 1,450 9,250   Mike and Tony on the summit; view from the summit
Crystal Lake  7.7 2,980 11,520 Lawn Lake .
Little Crystal Lake 7.5 2,972 11,512 Lawn Lake .
Cub Lake 2.3 540 8,620 Cub Lake Some cow elk I saw on along Cub Creek on the trail to Cub Lake.
Cub Lake 3.6 1,058 8,620 Mill Creek  
Mt Cumulus 5.6 3,735 12,725   .
Dark Mountain 4 3,019 10,859   .
Deer Mountain 3.0 1,083 10,013 Deer Ridge A view of Estes Park from the summit; stitched-together panaromic shot from Deer Mountain (94K). (scroll it horizontally to get the full panoramic effect.) First Deer Mountain report.
Deserted Village 3.0 200 8,160   .
Desolation Peaks 5.5 2309 12,949   .
Mount Dickinson 14.0 3,871 11,831   .
Donner Pass ~6.0 ~2,500 10,040 Miller Fork See report
Doughnut Lake 7.25 1,050 11,250   .
Dream Lake 1.1 425 9,900 Bear Lake Dream Lake, Spring; in Summer. Karen & Tony on the trail.
Lake Dunraven 10.75 3,300 11,260   .
Mt. Dunraven 11.75 4,611 12,571   .
Eagle Cliff 0.5 786 8,906   .
Eagle Lake 6.75 2,310 10,810   .
Eagles Beak 7.25 3,700 12,200   .
Elk Tooth 9.0 4,210 12,848   .
Embryo Lake 3.5 1,120 10,360   .
Emerald Lake 1.8 685 10,080 Bear Lake on the way in the Spring; on the way; little Mike; little Mike explores. As seen from the Flattop Mountain trail view. Mike & Tony standing on the lake.
Emerald Mountain 0.5 637 9,237   .
Emmaline Lake 5.5 1,930 10,960   .
Mt. Enentah 3.0 2,390 10,781   .
Lake Envy 8.0 2,382 11,020   .
Estes Cone 3.3 1,606 11,006 Longs Peak The view from the summit of Estes Cone.
Eugenia Mine 1.4 508 9,908 Longs Peak .
Fairchild Mountain 8.75 4,962 13,502   .
Fair Glacier 9.75 3,814 12,160   .
Falcon Lake 7.5 2,560 11,060   .
Fall Mountain 7.5 2,258 12,258   .
Fay Lakes 6.0 ~2,400 ~11,000   .
Fern Falls 2.7 645 8,800 Fern Lake  
Fern Lake 3.8 1,375 9,530 Fern Lake  
Fern Lake 4.7 1,215 9,530 Bear Lake  
Fifth Lake 9.25 2,459 10,850   .
Finch Lake 5.3 1,412 9,912 Wild Basin .
Flatiron 5.0 2,335 12,335   .
Flattop Mountain 4.4 2,849 12,324 Bear Lake The Emerald Lake view from trail. The summit. Longs (center back) and Hallett Peak (right) as seen from Flattop.
Forest Canyon Pass 2.0 530 11,280   .
Forest Lake 2.0 -2,258 10,298 Rock Cut .
Fourth of July Mine 2.0 1,119 11,240   .
Fourth Lake 8.25 1,989 10,380   .
Fox Creek Falls 3.0 660 8,400   .
Frigid Lake 7.75 3,315 11,815   .
Frozen Lake 5.75 2,340 11,580   .

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