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Hiking & Walking: Colorado > Estes Park Area

Quick Facts

Timberline Falls Trail

Beginning Elevation: 9,240 Feet (2880.3 Meters)
Difficulty: Difficult
Elevation: 10,450 Feet (3257.5 Meters) at Timberline Falls
Elevation Gain: 1,640 Feet (511.2 Meters) to Sky Pond
Ending Elevation: 10,880 Feet (3391.5 Meters) at Sky Pond
Length: 4.0 Miles (6.67 Kilometers) to Timberline Falls
Length: 4.6 Miles (7.67 Kilometers) to Sky Pond
TI Topo Maps: Rocky Mountain National Park, #200
Usage: Heavy




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General Description

This trail begins at Glacier Gorge Junction. Scenic Loch Vale is enjoyed while hiking to the beautiful Timberline Falls on the park's east side. The trail then continues beyond the falls to Lake of Glass and up to Sky Pond, 4.6 miles from the trailhead. Loch Vale, Lake of Glass and Sky Pond offer fishing opportunities. Before fishing, check with the Park Service for license requirements, size and possession limits and other regulations.

Directions from Estes Park: Travel west on Hwy 34 to the Beaver Meadows Entrance Station. Just west of the Entrance Station, head south on Bear Lake Road. Follow this road to the parking area for the Bear Lake shuttle bus. The Glacier Gorge Trailhead is located just before the end of the road and Bear Lake.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Fishing Loch Vale, Lake of Glass and Sky Pond offer fishing opportunities.
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Timberline Falls Trail
Yes
ICON Viewing Scenery Timberline Falls
Yes



Related Activities
Glacier Gorge Trail (to Alberta Falls) - This trail leads past Alberta Falls, Glacier Falls, Mills Lake and Ribbon Falls before ending at Black Lake. The beautiful view from Mills Lake is one of the park's finest.



More Information

Visitor Information:

Estes Park Chamber Resort Association, 500 Big Thompson Ave. , Estes Park, CO, 80517, Phone: 800-44-ESTES, Fax: 970-586-6336, www.rockymtntrav.com/estes

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