Lake Irene, Rocky Mountain National Park

#17 of 29 in Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • While the east side of the park offers many hikes to subalpine and alpine lakes, there are few options on the west side with Lake Irene being one of the few. Lake Irene is a small picturesque...  more »
  • This is a quick stop and walk to the lake which is very pretty and serene. Little to no elevation change. We did a 5 hour hike that was very strenuous and the lake at the end of it wasn’t near as...  more »
  • Favorite place to go in Rocky Mountain National Park
  • The lake Irene is the serene lake I have ever visited. We went there in the evening. I felt there is a mystery of light. The Sun light and the shadow of the trees on the lake create a stunning beauty. You can only feel it but it is very hard to put in words. I don’t know how it may look in the morning or noon. But I believe you will love it whenever you visit it.

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