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Roaring River - RMNP

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From Steve Schweitzer's A Fly Fishing Guide To Rocky Mountain National Park, flyfishingrmnp.com: The river is mostly inhabited by greenback cutthroat and rainbow trout, and even a hybrid of the two. This is a classic pocket water fishery, with eager trout hiding behind most every boulder and in any pocket of any size. The best way to fish this ...

Getting there: US-34 to Old Fall River Rd to Lawn Lake Trailhead. Lawn Lake Trail is steadily sloping, but starts out with a steep incline to an overlook on the Roaring River. From here you can see the result of the twenty nine million gallon Lawn Lake Dam breakage on July 15, 1982. The scouring of the river channel and the spreading of the 42 acre alluvial fan shows the immense power of flowing water. From here, a sandy trail follows the Roaring River through a steady uphill trek of switchbacks and straight inclines to Lawn Lake. It''s a mighty day trip better suited for an overnighter at Lawn Lake.
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