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Grand Lake is a small town that is located in the Northwestern region of the Rocky Mountain state of Colorado. Grand Lake sits at the southwest entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park.

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  1. Grand Lake was established in 1881, and sits at an elevation of 8369 feet.
  2. It was named after Grand Lake, the most extensive natural body of water in Colorado.
  3. Grand Lake is adjacent to the western entrance to Rocky Mountain National Park which also surrounds the lake and the town on three sides.
  4. Grand Lake is home to one of the oldest yacht clubs in the west.
  5. Grand lake is known as the "Western Gateway" to the Rocky Mountain National Park, and during teh winter season, it is known as the "Snowmobiling Capital of Colorado".

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