Dream Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

4.9
#10 of 29 in Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Dream Lake is a high alpine lake located in Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado, located east of the continental divide.

The lake is accessed via the popular Bear Lake trail head and is at the base of Hallett's Peak, and is well known for its stunning views caused by surrounding steep cliffs, and a popular destination for casual hiking.

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  • Do not let the first half mile of the hike deter you- Dream Lake is more beautiful than you can imagine, and it is worth the uphill climb! For inexperienced hikers, this will be a bit challenging...  more »
  • This was a really fun(albeit lengthy) hike to a beautiful lake. A must see in Rocky Mountain National Park!  more »
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  • The best lake in Emerald lake trail. This lake has better/more beautiful view than Emerald lake.
  • Great destination for anyone visiting Rocky Mountain National Park from the Bear Lake trailhead. It is an easy hike on a good trail.

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