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Gems in Wild Basin - 2

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gem Favorite Ouzel Falls, Wild Basin, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado with permission from Richard Ryer

Ouzel Falls

(41) Grand Lake, CO
gem Favorite The sheer rock walls of the Continental Divide loom majestically over open meadows and early summer snow.

East Inlet Vista

(3) Grand Lake, CO

Recommended Routes in Wild Basin - 3

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Favorite It feels like there are more than 3 defined waterfalls along this trail.
Intermediate

Ouzel Falls & Back

5.3 mi 8.5 km 921' Up 280.83 m Up 921' Down 280.77 m Down

Estes Park, CO
Favorite Lion Lake with Summer Wildflowers mid-July
Difficult

Mt. Alice via Hourglass Ridge

9.2 mi 14.8 km 3,387' Up 1032.23 m Up 3,395' Down 1034.73 m Down

Grand Lake, CO
Favorite Big views from the Lookout
Intermediate/Difficult

Lookout Peak Trail

4.9 mi 7.8 km 1,948' Up 593.61 m Up 1,947' Down 593.37 m Down

Estes Park, CO

Wild Basin Hiking

  • 51 Miles 83 Kilometers of Trail
  • 3 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 13 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Wild Basin - 12

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3.1 mi 4.9 km #1Wild Basin Trail
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO 16 
4.4 mi 7.1 km #2Sandbeach Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 25 
5.0 mi 8.0 km #3Thunder Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO 19 
3.2 mi 5.2 km #4Bluebird Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO 15 
5.3 mi 8.6 km #5Finch Lake - Pear Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO 11 
2.2 mi 3.5 km #6Lion Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Grand Lake, CO
0.5 mi 0.7 km #7Ouzel Lake Trail
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO
Intermediate
Grand Lake, CO 11 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #8St. Vrain Summit Trail
Difficult
Nederland, CO
Difficult
Nederland, CO
1.7 mi 2.8 km #9Allenspark Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
2.3 mi 3.7 km #10Finch Lake Cutoff
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km #11North St. Vrain Fire Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate/Difficult
Estes Park, CO
2.2 mi 3.6 km #12Meaker Park Sandbeach Cutoff
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO
Intermediate
Estes Park, CO

Photos of Wild Basin - 88

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Lion Lake with Summer Wildflowers mid-July
Jul 11, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
Sunrise summit of Longs Peak looking East. AMAZING!
Sep 26, 2017 near Grand Lake, CO
Summit
Aug 9, 2020 near Grand Lake, CO
The Narrows on Longs Peak
Jan 27, 2018 near Grand Lake, CO
West Shore Thunder Lake with permission from ottomandude
Jan 15, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Allenspark Trail with permission from ottomandude
Jan 19, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Blue Bird Lake
Jan 14, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Elk Tooth seen from Pear Lake with permission from ottomandude
Jan 14, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO