Mills Lake

#10 of 132 trails in Rocky Mountain National Park

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Mills Lake is a 5 mile out and back trail located near Estes Park, Colorado that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from June until November.

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Don Mefferd (36)

1 Completed1 Reviews

Great hike. Not a hard hike but well worth the walk. Waterfalls are awesome. The lake is beautiful.

Carolyn Jannicelli (80)

4 Completed4 Reviews

Beautiful hike! Absolutely stunning. Would highly recommend for all levels :)

Craig F (643)

56 Completed23 Reviews

Gorgeous Lake. Well worth the hike up to it.

Medha Vora (3080)

54 Completed49 Reviews

Easy trail, beautiful lake. Review and pics under Black Lake.

Sarah Hunt (69)

4 Completed4 Reviews

Beautiful Hike!

Z. Dombrowski (63)

3 Completed3 Reviews

Chat Coats (551)

25 Completed18 Reviews

Josh Jackson (771)

9 Completed6 Reviews

Amazing hike. How does this trail not get 5 stars? It has everything...creek crossings, a few uphill thigh burners, great views, waterfalls, amazing vistas, wildlife, and two gorgeous mountain lakes. Just get there early before the tourists arrive with their large groups and excessive noise.

Mike Rogers (691)

26 Completed12 Reviews

One of the best hikes out there. We did a loop on this trail between Bear Lake and Glacier Gorge Trailheads. It was about 7.5 miles in total length but well worth it to see both Mills Lake and Lake Haiyaha as well as Dream, Nymph and Bear Lakes.

Our 4 and 7 yr old toughed it out and made it too. Though they were very very tired the last mile. Would love to do the hike again.

David Yost (94)

4 Completed4 Reviews