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Hanging Lake Trail

Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, CO
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Hanging lake

This hike was a little difficult but well worth it! The lake was so beautiful! Then you could also... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gina D
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Fort Morgan, Colorado
Family vacation w 20 year old "kids"

Beautiful hike, yet quite tactical, especially near the end, but very much worth it. The lake... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie D
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Madison, Wisconsin
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“spouting rock” (233 reviews)
“hanging lake” (381 reviews)
“parking lot” (156 reviews)
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Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

This hike was a little difficult but well worth it! The lake was so beautiful! Then you could also go up a little farther to see sprouting rock, which is also well worth the extra little hike.

Thank Gina D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Beautiful hike, yet quite tactical, especially near the end, but very much worth it. The lake itself and scenery surrounding it were absolutely breathtaking, almost fantasy-like.

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

We hiked this trail and there were too many hikers but it was a beautiful hike. One thing that upset me was there were two sets of hikers that thought blasting their own music was important. Come on people, enjoy nature or use headphones!

Thank KurtLS
Reviewed 6 days ago

Intense straight up hike and very rocky, but very much worth what is seen at the top. Scenery is beautiful. Person hiking the trail must be one that can climb rocks

Thank dbowe03
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reasonable hike. Great mountain/lake views. Was not overly crowded but was busy when we went. Was close.

Thank 970katet
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth the hike. Beautiful place to see. It is a challenge and we needed to rest a lot. Best to go early in the morning around 6:30 as it gets crowded

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful hike. Parking is minimal. Ride a bike from the Glenwood Canyon RV resort. There is a series of bridges and water falls on a clear uphill trail. At the top of the trail, you will find Hanging Lake. There is a waterfall large enough...More

Thank Katie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I made it!Yay! Exhausting but the views,are well worth it. Nice viewing deck when you get to the end. Get up early, the trail gets very crowded.

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented bikes from Bair Ranch and rode to Hanging Lake and hiked to the lake. It is a strenuous hike, but well worth it when you get to the top. Once you get to the lake, there is another short trail (about 100 feet)...More

Thank chrissy339257
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a steep and rocky hike. You don't have to be an expert but you should definitely wear hiking boots or at least sneakers. The lake at the top is completely worth the challenge it is to get up there. Don't miss this waterfall!...More

Thank Rachel L
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Upadhyayula S
21 June 2017|
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Response from TravelingNudists | Reviewed this property |
Drink PLENTY of water (NOT caffeine or alcohol) before you go and during your hike and TAKE YOUR TIME!!! If you get part way and don't feel good turn around and head back. As beautiful as it is, it isn't worth the risk.
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Kelly C
30 May 2017|
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Response from TravelingNudists | Reviewed this property |
Great!!! Perfect for a hike like this!
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Charles B
29 April 2017|
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Response from PatMellen | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. The parking lot for the trailhead is only 10 miles from town, so maybe a deal with an Uber driver to drop you off and pick you up a couple hours later?
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