The Colorado Beach That’s Unlike Any Other In The World

Colorado is known for its majestic mountains, rolling plains, and gorgeous cities… but sandy beaches? Not so much, right? We here at Only in Your State beg to differ! Not only is the Centennial State home to several gorgeous beach areas, it is also home to this unique “Only in Colorado” waterfront that is unlike any other in the world:

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Located in Rocky Mountain National Park near Allenspark, Sandbeach Lake is a serene and stunning beach located within a colorful mountain surrounding! Featuring warm and sandy shores, beautiful waters, and a majestic mountain background, Sandbeach Lake truly offers the best of all worlds in a small, yet scenic package. Just what makes this hidden gem so unique? In order to visit Sandlake, guests must be able to hike a (somewhat) laborious 4.5-mile trail with intense elevation changes throughout! (While the hike may seem daunting, we can guarantee that the end reward of Sandbeach Lake is well-worth the trek.)

For even more outdoor fun, check out these 10 Little Known Beaches In Colorado That’ll Make Your Summer Unforgettable!