The incredible reason why the lake is this color.
With its stunning views and striking turquoise color - Lake Haiyaha is a must see for any hiker visiting rocky. Join us in this video as we take you to one our favorite destinations in Rocky Mountain National Park!
According to the National Park Service - Haiyaha is an indigenous word that means "rock" or "lake of many rocks", or "big rocks". It all depends on the translation.
The route we chose for this journey is a moderate 6.4 mile loop that will take us past four magnificent subalpine lakes and Alberta Falls.
Once at the Lake you will enjoy stunning views of Chaos Canyon, Otis Peak and Hallet Peak.
Highest point on the trail: 10240
Total elevation gain of 865ft
Total Length - 6.4 mile loop
Difficulty - Moderate