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Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area

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Maroon Creek Road, CO 81611
+1 970-925-3445
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Spectacular view

Got up for the sunrise to see these magnificent views. So worth it. A must see for anyone visiting... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Elaine Z
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Glastonbury
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4 pass loop

This is one of the most beautiful places/experiences I have had in Colorado. Breath taking views... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Brie B
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Denver, Colorado
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The 181,000 acres of Maroon Bells comprise Colorado's fourth-largest wilderness area and include more than 100 miles of trails and six peaks over 14,000 feet.
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“crater lake” (17 reviews)
“frigid air” (2 reviews)
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Maroon Creek Road, CO 81611
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Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Got up for the sunrise to see these magnificent views. So worth it. A must see for anyone visiting the Aspen area. A short ride from downtown.

Thank Elaine Z
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is one of the most beautiful places/experiences I have had in Colorado. Breath taking views. Moderate hiking, not for the beginner.

Thank Brie B
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Got a tip from someone to come visit, and I'm super thankful I did!! Such an amazing view. It's worth way more than the price of the bus ride. I didn't want to leave. This is the most beautiful place. Loved the hike to crater...More

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Take the time hike the 4-passes! It is worth your time if you are in reasonable shape as God's creation is on full display here. Easy hike to Crater Lake and back if you don't have the time. I hiked it counter-clockwise which is supposedly...More

Thank Kevin B
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Some of the best trails in the aspen area...don't just visit the bells walk this whole park and enjoy the wilderness.

2  Thank Ryan F
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Wonderful beauty! If you are visiting on a holiday -go early. There are three parking lots and if you have someone who prefers to walk short distances ask the parking lot folks if you can park in the closest lot.

Thank Barbara C
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

The trip to see The Maroon Bells is well worth the little side trip. A bus ticket was $8 roundtrip, purchased at The Aspen Highlands Ski, 10 miles west of Aspen off Hwy 82 up Maroon Creek Rd, well worth it. From 8-5, or you...More

Thank Paula D
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

Well, maybe not every one. But the challenges and rewards were very well balanced, and I would go back in a heartbeat. We enjoyed stunning views, wildlife, and wildflowers, and the good fortune of perfect weather. We hiked this loop (in 4 days/3 nights) counter-clockwise,...More

2  Thank SussedUp
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We rode to Maroon bells and walked to the lake to see the lake which was beautiful. We took the morning trip. We then were outfitted with bikes to ride back down and into town. The scenery was beautiful and we had stops along the...More

Thank Michele O
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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

This is an easily accessible hike for all ages. So beautiful it's an easy walk and peaceful. We loved it and would do it again.

Thank Louis K
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