Estes Park, CO
At 8,830 feet and surrounded by granitic boulders, ledges, and cliffs, Gem Lake is a small gem of a rain-filled lake with no inlet or outlet. The trail travels along southand east-facing slopes, wandering in and out of a couple of narrow canyons between granitic outcroppings. Interesting rock formations inspire the imagination, and several sections offer great views of Estes Park, Twin Sisters, Longs Peak, and the Continental Divide in Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Trail Statistics & Information
|Nearby City||Estes Park|
|Elevation Gain||960 ft|
|Duration||1.5 to 3 hours|
|Season||May through October|
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