Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most beautiful places in the world, and with 355 miles of hiking trails, park-goers can pretty much never run out of new places to explore.
Some of the best trails to hike within the park are those that lead to scenic lakes. From easy strolls to challenging climbs, here are 10 lakes you must hike to while visiting Rocky Mountain National Park.
Escape City Life and Visit These Beautiful Colorado Mountain Lakes
To get more information about these 10 hikes, plus plenty of others in Rocky Mountain National Park, visit: https://www.nps.gov/romo/planyourvisit/hikes.htm. Time to start planning your next adventure!
LOOK: Full List of the Best Places to Live in Colorado
compiled a list of the best places to live in Colorado using data from Niche
. Niche ranks places to live based on a variety of factors including cost of living, schools, health care, recreation, and weather. Cities, suburbs, and towns were included. Listings and images are from realtor.com
On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.
Take a Tour of Colorado's Ghost Towns, Alphabetically
There are over 300 ghost towns peppered throughout the state of Colorado. Some of these towns are very well preserved with a few residents. Others are completely abandoned with very little left to explore. Regardless, venturing through one of these towns will give you a look into Colorado's rich mining history.