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Sprague Lake

Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO
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Beautiful easy walk

For people that cannot do too much walking, this is an excellent choice. The lake is beautiful, at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Michael W
Saint Paul, Minnesota
via mobile
Great/Easy Hike

This is a very good and easy walk around Sprague Lake. It's approximately a 3/4 mile walk and is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kenneth W
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Near Estes Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, CO

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

For people that cannot do too much walking, this is an excellent choice. The lake is beautiful, at this time of year the colors are gorgeous and it is a walk that someone in a wheelchair can do

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very good and easy walk around Sprague Lake. It's approximately a 3/4 mile walk and is pretty much flat. Nice scenery and view of the mountains. You will often see people fishing in the lake. A couple years ago we saw a...More

Thank Kenneth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love to walk around this lake at any time of the year. It is usually calm and peaceful and there are benches along the way to sit and enjoy the lake and the mountains.

Thank kacytjobb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Said to have a moose that visits nearly daily around 8 am, this is a very popular place for visitors to Rocky Mountain National Park. We arrived just before 8 am to find dozens of people waiting on trails and the lake bank around the...More

Thank CMN14
Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to the altitude, I was looking for flat trails. I was told moose hang out at Sprague Lake, but I was too late in the day to see them (about 10:00 a.m.) You need to be there at sunrise or shortly after or twilight....More

Thank capitollover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were told that a moose frequented Sprague Lake. There is a nice walkway around the lake with picnic areas and clean restrooms available. There were several people there with their tripods set up to get a pic of the moose, late evening.

Thank Joyce M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our second day we entered the park at The Beaver Meadows entrance and drove up Bear Lake Road. There was a warning sign that the parking lot at Bear Lake was full, and to take a shuttle if that was your destination. We drove...More

Thank Trave1er
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Sprague Lake on the way down from Bear Lake. It's a pretty sight but I suggest Bear Lake if you are looking for a gorgeous view. Sprague lake is neat and beautiful to hike around.I suggest trying to view all of the...More

Thank WanderlustSydney123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is just another reason to visit RMNP.Sprague Lake is near bear sightings. You will see the signs over by the trails. The girls and I loved the running streams. If you stop and listen you realize that is the only sound. It is so...More

Thank KevinsGirls
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lake is not as crowded as Bear Lake which is further up the road but can serve as a starting point to hike around the lake or even to hike to Bear Lake. Lots of birds around so the chance to get great wildlife...More

Thank Bikerguy96
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Kristin A
5 October 2015|
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Response from hjmartin24 | Reviewed this property |
This is a great one for kids! You can't ride your bike, but they could easily walk the path. My 3.5 and 1.5 year olds enjoyed this and had no trouble. It's a nearly flat and well-maintained path around the lake. You don't... More