Unless otherwise indicated, the distance shown below is one-way.
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There are three types of hikes on this page:
Lake Hikes Waterfall Hikes Summit Hikes
Elevation Gain (feet)
0.6 mile loop
A park favorite, this hike to a mountain pond travels through woods that blaze with color in the fall.
The view of Longs Peak and the Keyboard of the Winds from Mills Lake is one of Rocky's finest.
A beautiful stream and pleasant scenery accompany hikers on this popular west side walk.
Glacier Gorge Jct
Glacier Creek thunders down this spectacular waterfall that ranks as one of the park's more popular hiking destinations.
The hike through forested country ends with a scenic respite beside this tumbling waterfall on the park's west side.
Watching the falls' namesake - the ouzel, or dipper - plunge into the rushing stream water entertains hikers at this popular spot.
Scenic Loch Vale is enjoyed en route to these delicately beautiful falls on the park's east side.
Deer Ridge Jct
Fine views, pleasant hiking and a picnic on top make this trip a hiking favorite. Summit elevation 10,013' (gain of 1083').
Twin Sisters Peaks
These two peaks sit off by themselves to the east, offering outstanding vistas sweeping in all directions. Elevation at summit 11,428' (gain of 2338').
Panoramic views and access to many other great peaks lure hikers up this mountain in the middle of the park. Summit elevation 12,324' (gain of 2849').
This high altitude tundra hike begins at the Continental Divide and offers views east and west. Summit elevation 12,880' (gain of 2130').
1000 US Hwy 36
Estes Park, CO
General park questions: (970) 586-1206.
Recorded Trail Ridge Road status: (970)586-1222.