Dream Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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#10 of 29 in Nature in Rocky Mountain National Park
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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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 at the base of Hallett Peak and access is via the popular Bear Lake trail head. It is well known for its stunning views caused by surrounding steep cliffs, and a popular destination for casual hiking.

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  • We had walked around the lakes in RMNP, but never considered the hiking trails. Taking the trail up to Dream Lake was above and beyond our expectations. It was so beautiful. We will be doing a lot... 
    We had walked around the lakes in RMNP, but never considered the hiking trails. Taking the trail up to Dream Lake was above and beyond our expectations. It was so beautiful. We will be doing a lot...  more »
  • This lake is a bit of a climb but it is well worth the hike. The lake is nestled in the mountains and you can truly imagine the glacier that formed it. 
    This lake is a bit of a climb but it is well worth the hike. The lake is nestled in the mountains and you can truly imagine the glacier that formed it.  more »
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  • A great place to visit, only by sitting there you’ll forget all your troubles.
  • I wear a mask for hours at a time

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