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Very Scenic; Worth the Effort

My wife and I are 68, reasonably fit and enjoy easy-moderate hikes. We would rate this one... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
West Lafayette, Indiana
Fabulous Hike in August

This was a lovely hike with a decent elevation climb and fantastic views as you climbed and of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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“great hike” (39 reviews)
“alpine lake” (15 reviews)
Breckenridge, CO
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I are 68, reasonably fit and enjoy easy-moderate hikes. We would rate this one moderate to moderate+ because the terrain is often loose rock and the trail is a steady incline from bottom to top. Roundtrip to the lake and back to...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a lovely hike with a decent elevation climb and fantastic views as you climbed and of course at the top where this lovely little hidden lake was. There was still snow at that elevation and it was definitely chilly once you crested the...More

Thank jdhenderson22
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Breckenridge has lots of hiking. I wanted a 2-3 hour hike and this was perfect. I stayed downtown/highway 9. To get there you go 8 miles on highway 9 south to turnoff for hike. At the turnoff there were several people parked as this was...More

Thank CoSdak
Reviewed 1 week ago

Daughter in Law carried a 2 yr on her back (25 lb) and I carried the backpack. My daughter in law had no problem climbing to the waterfalls or coming down!! It was a little more effort for me both ways. It took me time...More

1  Thank Gail R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went at noon...parking wasn't horrible but found a space...then started walking. Nice wildflowers, waterfall, beautiful area. Some steep or tougher hiking in spots. Beautiful lake on top but further than we were told. Took us 1 1/2 hrs to get up and 1/2 hr to...More

Thank snowone123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

McCullough Gulch is a great hike with lots of rewards. Go past the Quandary parking toward the right. You will have at least 0.8 miles to walk on the road to the trailhead. Enjoy the wildflowers and intermediate sights. Definitely keep going to the beautiful...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I loved this hike. You get great views all the way up to the waterfall. It's even better if you continue on past the waterfall and go to the lake. I would suggest bringing lots of water and some snacks to enjoy...More

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful waterfalls, views from the lake. If you don't mind being around alot of people then this hike is fine. If you want solitude, don't go. If you are acclimated to altitude and use to hiking mtn trails, this is a nice short hike, if...More

Thank 1RedRider1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't let the dirt road fool you! You can park along the side and head the the trail head. Follow the trail to the beautiful waterfall! It's a moderate hike. Take water wear good shoes.

1  Thank OutofKansas2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect way to spend half a day. A lot of elevation change, but take your time as the falls and lake are worth it! Take water, and bring extra layer as it was quite a bit cooler and breezy at the lake level. Watch carefully...More

Thank Jim0142
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Suzy S
11 August 2016|
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Response from Melissa C | Reviewed this property |
I hike daily and this is very very difficult.
Suzy S
11 August 2016|
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Response from Glenda E | Reviewed this property |
The way we went we could see it from the drive in the car. You can see it much better if you get out and walk around and explore, then stop when it gets to be too much. I am almost 62 years old in average shape and I climbed... More
26 July 2016|
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Response from pjscss2 | Reviewed this property |
It is on the same road as Quandary Peak ... drive passed that all the way to the end of the road and park. Walk thru the gate and head downhill to the start of the trail. Another great idea for you is to download the app... More