Northwest of Denver and southwest of Estes Park, the Glacier Creek Trail is a breath-taking 10 mile round trip hike up Glacier Gorge to Black Lake. The narrow Glacier Gorge is known for peaks rising 3,000-4,000 feet above. Black Lake is an alpine tarn situated in a glacial cirque at the base of McHenrys Peak.
The trail starts from Glacier Gorge Junction on Bear Lake Road.
Overall, Glacier Creek Trail is the 22nd most popular hiking trail of all 72 hikes in Colorado.