The Loch

Estes Park, Colorado 80511

The Loch

The Loch Professional Review and Guide

"The name of this lake is a pun dreamed up by pioneer innkeeper Abner Sprague to commemorate a guest of his named Locke. The name is Scottish for “The Lake,” and so great are the charms of this lake that many hikers agree that it is appropriate to call it simply The Lake."

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Trail Information

Estes Park
Nearby City
6
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Easy
Skill Level
5 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
9,176 feet
Trailhead Elevation
10,180 feet
Top Elevation
Rocky Mountain National Park Backcountry Office, 1000 US 36, Estes Park 80517; (970) 586-1242; www.nps.gov/romo
Local Contacts
USGS McHenrys Peak; Trails Illustrated Longs Peak
Local Maps

Activity Feed

Jul 2018