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Nice hike

Since we did not have much time we took both trails one to Bear Lake and the other to this lake... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Millersville, Maryland
Nice lake with great views

It’s a little bit of a hike, but worth it. There is no hurry to get there so you can take your... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Salina, Kansas
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“lily pads”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Bear Lake Trail Head Road, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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All reviews uphill hike nice short hike lily pads park and ride take your time parking lot lilies dream path beauty lake elevation views
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

We took a hike to reach Nymph Lake from Bear Lake. It was a moderate trail to reach the Nymph Lake. It is certainly not an ordinary lake. It's beauty was primitive. The water body was filled in with water lily or hyacinth, I can't...More

Thank Jamil_Sayed
Reviewed 30 August 2018

We hiked from Bear Lake up to Nymph Lake. The hike is ok but the lake is disappointing. The rest of Rocky Mountain National Park is a lot nicer than this area. If I had known how uninteresting Bear Lake and Nymph Lake are, I...More

Thank traveladdict3500
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Since we did not have much time we took both trails one to Bear Lake and the other to this lake which is about 0.5 miles to the lake and fairly easy but up hill on your way to the lake. The lake does have...More

Thank kimsX7442XV
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

This is part one of three of a review of hiking from bear lake trail head to Nymph Lake - Dream Lake - Emerald Lake. You will notice just as soon as you leave the parking lot you’re walking up ward ever upward The views...More

Thank RichSGF
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Overall its a very cute lake. Its the first one you come across on this hike and probably the least impressive. However its still is beautiful, tons of Lilly pads, place to rest, the water is so still you can see reflections of the trees...More

Thank SteelCity13
Reviewed 23 July 2018

This is an easy trail from the Bear lake parking lot. In July the water Lillies are blooming which provides a painterly touch to the beautiful lake.

Thank 4vedas
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

It’s a little bit of a hike, but worth it. There is no hurry to get there so you can take your time. Views are very different so make sure you go around the lake.

Thank fratwin
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Not a bad hike to get here. Yes an elevation to get through but worth it. Smaller lake. Sit down. Have a picnic lunch. Beautiful water lilies. Then keep going. The views around the lake are totally different. Then head to Dream Lake.

Thank TeriPugh
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

With two small children (4yr and 6yr), plus a senior we were able to slowly make it up to Nymph lake. We took many short breaks for water and rest, and once we reached the lake we rested in the beauty for quite sometime. Great...More

Thank Kstraks28
Reviewed 1 June 2018

If crowds bother you, this is a little more secluded. It's a short, small incline, hike. There is no place in Estes Park that does not include beautiful views. You can continue on to a couple more lakes that are close by.

Thank Shari M
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