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Conundrum Hot Springs

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Conundrum Hot Springs is a scenic place, which is in a bucket list of every Coloradan. Located at an elevation of 11,200 feet (3,413 m) in height, it belongs to Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness. The trail to Conundrum Hot Springs starts from the Conundrum Creek and is about 8.5 miles (13.67 km) one-way. The trail head is located at 8,800 ft (2,682 m) and goes up through the valley to the springs, crossing Conundrum Creek three times. The trail head starts at the end of Conundrum Creek road, which is just a 15-minute drive from Aspen.

At the end of the hike, you'll be awarded with a sight of beautiful hot spring pools that have some of greatest views that you'll find. The best time to visit the springs is between July and October since the trail is covered by snow, not to mention avalanche hazards during winter and spring also make it more risky. Camping on the site is possible with a permit, but campfires and dogs are not allowed.

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