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Beaver Meadows Entrance

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Beaver Meadows to Bear Lake

Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain Ntl. Park, CO.
Bear Lake

Highlights:

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Moraine Park

Elk are a common sight in Moraine Park

Elk in Moraine Park, RMNP, CO.

How to get there:

Just past the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station, turn south onto Bear Lake and drive 1.3 miles to a right turn into Moraine Park.

  • From I-70/I-25 to Bear Lake Rd
  • 65 miles 1 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • Parking Area
  • 40.3587 -105.5857

In General:Picnic AreaCampgroundFishing Available

Moraine Park CG, with 245 sites, is located in a ponderosa pine forest above the meadows of Moraine Park about 1/2 mile from Bear Lake Rd.

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Glacier Gorge Trailhead

Access to numerous destinations.

Alberta Falls, Glacier Gorge, Rocky Mountain Ntl. Park, CO.
Alberta Falls, Glacier Gorge

How to get there:

The TH is located on Bear Lake Rd, about 8 miles from US-36.

  • From I-70/I-25 to Bear Lake Rd
  • 65 miles
  • 1 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • TH Parking
  • 40.3109
  • -105.6398

In General:Hiking

The trailhead is also a shuttle bus stop and is subject to Bear Lake Rd private vehicle restrictions. Consider the Park & Ride lot 5 miles from US36 and riding the free shuttles or arrive early.

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Bear Lake

A Beautiful Lake and a major trailhead.

Bear Lake, RMNP, CO.

How to get there:

Bear Lake lies at the end of Bear Lake Rd, about 9 miles from US 36.

  • From I-70/I-25 to Bear Lake Rd
  • 65 miles 1 hr 30 mins
  • GPS
  • Parking Area
  • 40.3118 -105.6426

In General:

The Bear Lake TH is just beyond the Bear Lake Ranger Station at the end of the parking lot and across the stream.

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