Glacier Creek

This is the beautiful Glacier Creek in Rocky Mountain National Park. The water starts high in the mountains and pools in Frozen Lake before winding its way down to this point, about halfway between Mills Lake and Alberta Falls. The Glacier Gorge Trail parallels much of this picturesque creek.

Mills Lake

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of my favorite places to hike. Although many of the short trails are often crowded, it can be easy to find solitude in the scenic mountainous terrain. I believe it has some of the best overnight backpacking in the entire National Park system. This is Mills Lake. It is a good…