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We hiked this trail in order to get to the last glacial lake to do some cutthroat fishing. As you... read more

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tmcaninch
Great Hike

Had all sorts of historical buildings and beautiful lakes and waterfalls - Something for everybody... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
taxwiz1040
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All reviews spruce creek lower lake great hike the upper parking lot upper part steep sections hiking poles high clearance gravel road day hike bring plenty of water great morning gorgeous scenery half mile easy hike visiting breck all ages
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Reviewed yesterday

We hiked this trail in order to get to the last glacial lake to do some cutthroat fishing. As you would expect, you need to be in decent shape to handle the altitude. The views were incredible and we even saw a group of 6...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

It's a nice hike but many people people on the trail. Also, it's very close to Breckenridge. This is quite nice because you dont have to spend hours driving. If you go with dogs during summer it can be quite hot for them. Please be...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

Had all sorts of historical buildings and beautiful lakes and waterfalls - Something for everybody to enjoy - plan on spending the whole day

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank taxwiz1040
Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is an excellent, somewhat challenging hike; lots of different experiences to be had. AllTrails.com rates this trail as moderate in difficulty; this is an accurate description, as this trail is not for those that are not in decent physical condition. First of all, be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
6  Thank cdub19622018
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Beautiful hike through woods and also in rocky areas, with multiple views of the waterfall. The hike to the Mohawk lake is worth the view. We did not go up to the second lake at peak, but there was another small lake to sit by...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Liz E
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this hike for our family but after mile three my daughter started complaining. We made it to Mayflower lake and returned back to the trail head. Three miles there three miles back. The last bit before Mayflower was the toughest for my nine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank naomiism
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I did this hike all the way up to the upper lake. There were lots of other people on the trail but we had plenty of alone time. Be prepared and bring water, snacks, layers of clothes. It was cool and windy...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mrtdawg
Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

traveling with younger kids...we did this hike on our first day to get acclimated. great time and got to see beautiful scenery. it wasn't too busy but always good to go early in the day as storms tend to move in by afternoon

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank snowone
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Several members of our family did this hike throughout the week. My husband and I made it to the waterfall--gorgeous scenery and not too bad of an incline. My sons and nieces went up to Mohawk Lake Lower, and couple of them made it to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Kelly H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The hike can be a little challenging, but it is well worth it. We have completed the hike 3 times, only once did we go all the way to the upper lakes. Most the time we just go to the lower lake. It is wonderful.

Date of experience: September 2017
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keithwbriggs
13 August 2018|
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Response from Liz E | Reviewed this property |
Elevation is the main issue. I found Trek poles to be very useful going in some of the rocky areas.
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Raschel C
5 August 2017|
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Response from David U | Reviewed this property |
Just a tish but super minimal - nothing to worry about
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