Gem Lake Trail is a 3.1 mile out and back trail located near Estes Park, CO that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, trail running, nature trips, and birding and is accessible from June until September.
kid friendly birding hiking nature trips trail running forest lake rocky snow views wildlife
Directions from Estes Park: Drive north on MacGregor Avenue. Cross the Hwy 34 bypass and continue to a sharp right turn and sign for MacGregor Ranch. Follow the blacktop ranch road to the parking area.