12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park Guide Book

by Tracy Salcedo (Falcon Guides)
12 Short Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park  by Tracy Salcedo

32pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 1575400847

This book was written for families, newcomers to the area, and anybody looking for easy access to an outdoor experience. Described in clear graphic form are 12 easy and scenic hikes of less than two hours.

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Trails from the "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 12 of 12.
... Preview: Icy snowmelt from the frigid peaks of the Continental Divide- the Sharkstooth, Otis Peak, Taylor Peak and Thatchtop-feeds the misty cascades of Alberta Falls, which resemble a spill of snow. The fal ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: The alluvial fan from which this trail takes its name spills down the mountainside above Horseshoe Park like the flow of a volcanic eruption. The trail is short, paved and very easy. Wheelchair-access ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: The twin destinations of this short hike couldn't be more diverse. Arch Rocks is a mottled gray formation that towers over the well-maintained trail. It's an unusual playground of rock, shade and wate ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: The Beaver Boardwalk is the perfect introduction to the riparian habitat that occupies many of the river basins in Rocky Mountain National Park. The short walk encircles a small portion of the beaver- ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.25
... Preview: A pair of waterfalls along the North Fork of the Saint Vrain River are the goals of this moderately difficult hike. The two sets of falls have decidedly different atmospheres. Copeland Falls, which sp ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: The site of the Eugenia Mine lies on the flanks of Longs Peak, but it is not the behemoth that dominates views from the trail. Rather, the rock-crowned summit of the Estes Cone highlights the skyline ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: Diamonds and rubies hold nothing over the glittering beauty of Gem Lake. Set in a simple and elegant basin among the dollops of rock that make up Lumpy Ridge, the lake is a remarkable and popular dest ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Lily Lake offers hikers some of the best mountain views from an easy, roadside trail. The Diamond Face of Longs Peak towers to the south; the Twin Sisters, rocky escarpments skirted in scenic woodland ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: From the windswept summit of Marmot Point, the natural wonderland that is Rocky Mountain National Park is etched in alpine clarity. Chances are you'll reach this summit alone, and chances are you'll n ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This is a mix-and-match hike-you can pick the destination that best suits your mood and abilities. The first stop is lily pad-topped Nymph Lake. If you desire a more alpine setting, continue up the tr ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Sprague Lake, placid and gentle amidst the rugged terrain of the Rocky Mountains, offers quiet waterside rambling for all comers, including families and those who are wheelchair-bound. This wide, hand ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.5
... Preview: The Tundra Nature Trail is the perfect classroom for hikers who want to know more about life above timberline. The high ridge spanned by the asphalt path, and the layered rock formation at its end, al ... From the guidebook "12 Short Hikes: Rocky Mountain National Park - Estes Park"
Estes Park, CO - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
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