Lily Lake

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Byron B
Orlando, FL33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Solo
Enjoyable quiet and very pleasant visit. I remember visiting decades ago with my dad. Nothing has changed over the years.
Written 24 March 2024
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angeleyes27
Brigantine, NJ5,203 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Couples
This lake at 8940 feet is outside of the Rocky Mountain Park entrance on the eastern side off Hwy 7. The parking lot is small so finding a space may be difficult. It is a scenic alpine lake with a level easy trail around it. We only went a short distance on the lake. I am not sure if you need a timed entry pass here, but we didn't have a problem in the afternoon.
Written 26 February 2024
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Mike Egger
Lincoln, NE16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
The views were amazing. Had the opportunity to see a lot of different wildlife and the changing of the colors.
Written 27 September 2023
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Lee G
Philadelphia, PA214 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
A flat loop leads around the lake with plentiful bird-watching. We also saw a muskrat swimming, collecting grass in its mouth. We were on our way to Wild Basin and I could have stayed longer. Other people were on the trail, but it wasn't crowded (compared to Bear/Dream/Emerald Lake). Bring a hat-the trail is exposed.
Written 6 September 2023
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rusty h
Prescott, WI80 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
This trail is very easy. The loop around the lake was easy and on a smooth path. We were there in the late afternoon and the trail was very busy.
Written 27 August 2023
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Rachel P
Biloxi, MS19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023
We stopped in to enjoy the walk around the lake at sunset. There were an abundance of people hiking the trail, to include many taking the opportunity to paint the majestic surroundings.
Written 25 May 2023
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Kathrine
Pennsylvania579 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022 • Couples
This is an easy walk around the lake and accessible to all. The views are gorgeous. Trails branch off the main path if you choose to take them. Picnic spots are dotted throughout the grounds. Parking in the small lot is limited or across the street. No one was in the booth to check our pass to enter the park when we went.
Written 22 October 2022
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Kim K
Enola, PA62 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Couples
We did visited this lake trail on our 2nd day in the afternoon. It was after 3 p.m. when we arrived and we did find a spot to park. There wasn't anyone there to look at our park passes so not sure if you need them or not, since this is actually accessed off a public road and not inside the park.

The trail around the lake is flat, however there is Lily Lake Trailhead that takes you up the mountain and gives you amazing views. If you are able, definitely do that.
Written 31 August 2022
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Kelly B
Iowa4,371 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Family
We arrived around 7 a.m., and had plenty of parking available. By the time we left at 8:30, the lot was full.

There’s an easy and flat trail all around the lake. I recommend walking all the way around to see the mountains from different perspectives. About half ways around, a trail branches off to take you to a few gorgeous viewpoints.

We saw a muskrat, ducks, and tiger salamanders (these are really neat) in the lake.
Written 24 July 2022
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jusminya
Spotswood, NJ85 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
Every single lake we hiked was beautiful in RMNP! No walking sticks required here☺️ Periwinkle Blue skies, poufy white clouds, The reflection of the mountains appearing in the lake along with the sky and clouds,chainsaws sounding in the distance…( lol— The forest caretakers were trimming pine trees). Not a lot of kids( 10:00 am Friday morning…Just DO it!
Written 21 July 2022
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