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Maroon Bells

3199 Maroon Creek RdAspenColorado 81611
970-945-2521
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Maroon Bells

Surrounded by pristine forestland covered in wildflowers and filled with wildlife, Maroon Bells is a Colorado wilderness area capped by two magnificent mountain peaks – Maroon Bell and North Maroon Bell. The most photographed scenic spot in the entire state, this beautiful area is a glacial valley that offers a multitude of outdoor pursuits all year round, including hiking, mountain biking, rafting, fishing, picnicking and more.

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Prices:

$10

Events:

Bus tours

Activities:

  • Photograph the mountains' reflections in the
    lake below
  • Hike up towards the twin peaks and
    camp out
  • Enjoy mountain meadows filled
    with wildflowers
  • Picnic in the wilderness

Keep In Mind

Maroon Bells can be a dangerous area due to rock falls. Pay attention to your surroundings, including wildlife, and be sure to leave no trace in this protected natural area. Motorized vehicles are not allowed, so please leave the 4-wheeler at home.

Colorado’s Top View

The view of Maroon Bells’ twin peaks from the valley below is the most-photographed spot in all of Colorado – a beautiful scenic overlook and one of the state’s most famous scenes.

FAQs

  • What are the Maroon Bells?


    The Maroon Bells are two mountain peaks in the Elk Mountains: Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, both over 14,000 feet high. Overlooking a scenic wilderness area, Maroon Bells is an accessible mountain region for natural beauty and outdoor adventures.
  • What does "Leave No Trace" mean?


    "Leave No Trace" means that you should take only pictures and leave only footprints in the Maroon Bells region. Don’t pick up any rocks or plants to carry home with you, and pack out all of your trash, food scraps and anything else you brought in.

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