Maroon Lake - Beaver Pond Colorado

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Maroon Lake Scenic Trail is a 1.8 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Aspen, Colorado that features a lake and is rated as moderate.

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Aug 4, 2023
Gorgeous place but I felt that the description of the hike was inaccurate. Others agreed with me including a couple of the park staff. It is described as an easy hike. The trail along Maroon Lake is … Full review by eileenr489
Jul 21, 2023
Nice easy pretty flat loop to hike around the lake. We hiked in the evening and went back with wine and watched the sunset. Lots of fish in the lake, as well as Canadian Geese. Watch your step! Take … Full review by susanl279nm
Sep 6, 2022
TIP: Avoid the Crowds. That’s what everyone wants. You have the perfect solo photograph. The trail to yourself. A parking spot. How do you get that in the Spring or Summer? You get the last reserved … Full review by doublemdoublet

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Would this trail be open in late March during winter time? There seems to be a road up to a good size parking lot at …
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Would this trail be open in late March during winter time? There seems to be a road up to a good size parking lot at Maroon-Snowmass Trailhead.
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I would not recommend this for hiking at that time of year as there could be huge snow and the trail cold be dangerous. IT also depends on how far you would hike. So if the road up …
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I would not recommend this for hiking at that time of year as there could be huge snow and the trail cold be dangerous. IT also depends on how far you would hike. So if the road up to the lake is open and you just hike around the lake that could be doable but I would not recommend hiking into the wilderness and into the mountains unless you are a very experienced hiker and know the area
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whats the cost?
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There is only a cost for the bus into the park. $10 I think.
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Answer by Gregg P · Jul 13, 2019
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Did you go to Crater Lake. How far was it? how long a hike?
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Yes we did Crater Lake. Located at the end of the road on the top in the valley. By snow cat it took about 20 mins. Hiking I would guess about 1 1/2 hours.
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Can you drive into area with Disabled placard?
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Yes, the Disabled placard is one of the exceptions for users who can drive into the Maroon Bells area. There is a $10 recreation use fee. See stayaspensnowmass for more details
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