Dream Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park

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 accessed via the popular Bear Lake trail head and is at the base of Hallett's Peak, and is well known for its stunning views caused by surrounding steep cliffs, and a popular destination for casual hiking.
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  • This was a wonderful magical hike to the three lakes connected by trout. This is a simple hike and although it was snowy and cold that path was well beaten no problems. I would recommend  more »
  • I am a " lowlander", So coming from Maryland this hike is some work. The path is paved in places but usually rocky like any other trail. You can hike to Emerald lake from here or go up higher to the.....  more »
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  • The best lake in Emerald lake trail. This lake has better/more beautiful view than Emerald lake.
  • Great destination for anyone visiting Rocky Mountain National Park from the Bear Lake trailhead. It is an easy hike on a good trail.
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