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I have lived in Colorado most of my life. I went up on Saturday, July 14 to hike Mount Audubon with... read more

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Alison H
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Best Alpine Lake Experience in CO

We went to CU Boulder and lived on the student budget so we spent weekends visiting every CO... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
Vols84
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Atlanta, Georgia
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This scenic Colorado area is home to lakes, creeks and mountains.
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14 Sep 2017
“Best Alpine Lake Experience in CO”
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“So Sad”
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have lived in Colorado most of my life. I went up on Saturday, July 14 to hike Mount Audubon with my daughter. We got to the wilderness area around 8:30 AM. There is already a line of about 40 cars waiting to get into...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went to CU Boulder and lived on the student budget so we spent weekends visiting every CO mountain trail within a days drive. Thirty years later we still come back to one of the closest areas to Boulder, Indian Peaks. This time we took...More

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

After Brainard Lake, we made a short drive (still in the same park) to the Pawnee/Long Lake trailhead. We hiked over to Long Lake and eventually around it. I've done some hiking before but never anything at 10,000+ feet. You can truly feel the elevation...More

Thank Jay H
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

These are just two of many magnificent attractions in Indian Peaks Wilderness, an outdoor playground which encompasses 73,391 acres on both sides of the Continental Divide. Many deserve a separate entry. The lake and glacier are accessed via the Pawnee Pass TH which, along with...More

Thank Robert C
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Reviewed 14 September 2013

Was hoping to hit some 12k peaks and trails but bad weather caused us to re-schedule to another area - despite our very short time here I can say I would return in an instant. This is a haven for climbers, mountaineers, trekkers and photographers!!!...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2012

As a mountain climber, I simply LOVE the Indian Peaks Wilderness. I have taken visitors here for their first time, and I love to watch their jaws drop at the scenery: Lakes, jagged peaks, snowfields, wildflowers. I have visited these mountains in every season and...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2012

This is a very beautiful attraction closer to Denver on route from Denver to RMNP. Indian Peaks wilderness area is a beuatiful spot for scenics, wild life watching and Photography. This is also a renowned place for backcountry camping and back packing. The mountains are...More

Thank Lakshmi M
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Reviewed 23 November 2003

Indian Peaks Wilderness Just below Rocky Mountain National Park.Is Indian Peaks Wilderness,this is a backpacking,mountaineering,trip.No place to stay but in your tent.This is life above tree line and the weather can change as fast as you can walk 50 feet. Our trip started at Middle...More

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