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Gem Lake Trail, CO

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Difficulty 2.5 of 5
Distance One Way 4.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 7,763 feet
Elevation Gain 1,128 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,396 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 9.25
Dogs not allowed
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Preferred   Sep, Jun, Aug, May
Sun  7:14am - 4:36pm
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McGregor Ranch Trail
0.0 mi away
10.0 mi
1,129 ft
Black Canyon Trail - RMNP
0.8 mi away
7.6 mi
3,348 ft
Balanced Rock Trail - RMNP
1.8 mi away
1.0 mi
229 ft
MacGregor Falls Trail
2.0 mi away
0.8 mi
345 ft
Dark Mountain Trail
2.7 mi away
1.7 mi
887 ft
North Boundary Trail
2.7 mi away
5.8 mi
2,670 ft
Cow Creek Trail - Bridal Veil Falls
2.7 mi away
3.1 mi
1,110 ft
West Creek Falls - RMNP
3.8 mi away
0.7 mi
209 ft
Buck Creek Trail
4.4 mi away
1.6 mi
490 ft
Tuxedo - Hollowell Trail
4.4 mi away
2.3 mi
682 ft
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Overview
Gem Lake Trail is a 4.6 mile one way hike with 1,396 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 27 miles west-southwest of Fort Collins Colorado. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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    One-Way Notice
    This hike is listed as One-Way.

    When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    Rocky Mountain National Park
    $20 per vehicle, good for up to 7 days. It is free to hike but backpacking/camping permits are extra. View NPS Info


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