Hiking The Glacier Creek Trail
The 23rd most popular hiking trail in Colorado.
Saturday 23 July 2016 03:57 GMT
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 23rd most popular hiking trail of all 72 hikes in Colorado. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Glacier Creek Trail including North Inlet Trail / Tonahuta Creek Trail, Longs Peak and East Inlet Trail / Adam Falls Trail.