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Fern Lake - RMNPNear Estes Park    

Status:  Log in or Register... 08.13.17
Water Tmp:  08.13.17
Level:  08.13.17
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Last Conditions Report for Fern Lake - RMNP: 08.13.17
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Lake Skipper: Smitty Haggis
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Fern Lake - RMNP
Managing Agency: Surface Acres: Capacity AF: Elev:
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From Steve Schweitzer's A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park, flyfishingrmnp.com:

Fern Lake is a popular day hike destination, don't be surprised to see close to a few hundred day hikers or more come to the lake in any single summer day. The eastern shore seems to garner the most fishing traffic, although all shore lines fish equally well.

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Getting there: From the Beaver Meadows Entrance, take Bear Lake Road to Moraine Park Road to Fern Lake Road to the Fern Lake Trailhead. Take Fern Lake Trail to Spruce Lake Trail to the lake. The first 1.8 miles of the trail is deceivingly flat and easily traversed. It lulls the unsuspecting and unprepared into thinking the rest of the hike is similar. After 'The Pool', the off-trail hiking gets a bit steeper. Hiking from the trailhead to Fern Lake is about 4.2 miles one way.
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Lake Class: 3