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Maroon Bells, Aspen

4.8
#1 of 243 in Nature in Colorado
Must see · Mountain · Nature / Park
Bell-shaped peaks and the distinctive maroon that colors the landscape gives the name to these famous, oft-photographed mountains. Choose from several hiking trails that provide spectacular views Maroon Bells, which measure 4,267 m (14,000 ft) high. Admire the surrounding landscapes of valleys filled with aspen and fir trees. Picturesque Maroon Lake formed from glaciers during the Ice Age sits below the peaks. For the more serious alpinists, take the trail to Crate Lake, 2.4 km (1.5 mi) beyond Maroon Lake. Shuttle buses run daily to the mountains; vehicle access is allowed but be prepared to pay a fee. For Maroon Bells and beyond, use our Aspen road trip planner to get the most from your Aspen vacation.
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  • Loved visiting Maroon Bells. We went early so it wasn't crowded. It is a definite must if you are visiting Aspen.  more »
  • Must visit for anyone coming to the area, although we didn’t get the best views that day we were still in awww. Going in November was a little difficult because no one we spoke to could tell us if we....  more »
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  • Very beautiful, 360degree of beauty.
  • Lovely View you see Greenery, Clear mountain water, trees and mountains cover from 3 sides
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