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Hikers at Wild Basin Trailhead
Copyright: - US National Park Service
Hikers at Wild Basin Trailhead
Description - Located in the southeastern corner of the park, this area offers some of the most secluded recreation opportunities. Though not that difficult to reach, a fair amount of privacy can be found in this section of the park.

Climate - Climate conditions in Colorado should be taken seriously throughout the state. Snow and ice are common on roads and trails from mid-October through late April. In the summer months snow is still possible but less common. Varying conditions throughout a given day can be expected throughout the year. Remember that summer days can typically have beautiful sunny mornings and short sudden thunderstorms in the afternoon. Please prepare appropriately for your outdoor experience.

Location - The area is located is the southeast corner of the park.

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Filed By: Chris Conway (Allenspark, CO)
Number of People Encountered: 0-10 ppl
Recommend to a Friend: Highly
Report: Fishing Report for RMNP The Park is fishing great right now, with multiple hatches each day. As kids go back to school in a couple weeks, the Park starts to empty out. Virtually all the streams are fishing well using Caddis patterns, Adams, Yellow Humpies, or Terrestrials. If in doubt, use a smaller fly. Fishing will continue to be great through September. Tight Lines! Chris

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Rocky Mountain National Park - The snow-covered peaks of Rocky Mountain National Park rise above lush valleys and glistening lakes. Highlights in the park include Longs Peak, the Continental Divide, Trail Ridge Road and the Colorado River Headwaters.


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