Haynach Lake Trail is a hiking trail in Grand County, Colorado. It is within Rocky Mountain National Park. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 10,356 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 3.1 miles with a total elevation gain of 867 feet. The Haynach camp site can be seen along the trail.
Haynach Lake Trail Professional Review and Guide
"Isolated by distance, these ponds and a lovely lake below dramatic peaks justify the trail pounding required to get there. The Arapaho called these lakes haa’ nach (“snow water”), which got anglicized to their current name. It is a truly charming name, but it does not differentiate these lakes from nearly all other lakes in the national park. Nonetheless, it is appropriate that such a beautiful name end up somewhere on the park map, and these bodies of water certainly merit the honor."
--Kent Dannen, Best Hikes Rocky Mountain National Park (Falcon Guides).
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