Maroon lake

lake prepared from madder, and distinguished for its transparency and the depth and durability of its color.

See also: Maroon

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Photographers dream of capturing the two peaks (aka "the Bells") framed by trees and replicated in Maroon Lake. Some prefer to trace the view from every angle as they walk the mile-long perimeter of Maroon Lake, especially during the fall, when the trees brighten with golden colors.
Colorado's most photographed landscape is even better in living color, when the distinctive symmetry of snow-dusted Maroon and North Maroon Peaks are framed by a ribbon of aspens, all reflected on shimmering Maroon Lake. Of course you won't be alone, but still it's worth the crowds.
After the scenic bus ride, we set out on the easy, 3-mile round-trip Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.