There’s A Little Slice Of Paradise Hiding Right Here In Colorado… And You’ll Want To Visit

When you think of golden sandy beaches, which states come to mind? California? Maybe Florida? What about Colorado? If you think no, get ready to have your mind blown as we explore this hidden beach paradise near Allenspark.

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Located in Rocky Mountain National Park, Sandbeach Lake features what is essentially the best of all worlds with its warm and sandy shores, beautiful waters, and majestic mountain background. In order to visit Sandlake, guests must be able to hike a (somewhat) laborious trail (4.5 miles each way with intense elevation changes throughout), but from what we’ve heard, it’s worth the trek.

Sandy beaches aren’t the only thing you’ll find at this RMNP gem. According to our research, the area also offers both unique camping accommodations as well as ample fishing. For more information on the area and trail access, visit ProTrails.

Do you want to extend your Colorado beach vacation? Then you will want to check out our list of 10 Little Known Beaches In Colorado That’ll Make Your Summer Unforgettable!