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Hanging Lake Trail

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Address: Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, CO
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A beautiful place to visit!

It starts with a relatively easy hike up a well maintained trail. When you arrive at the lake you will be amazed at the natural beauty of your surroundings. There are usually... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

It starts with a relatively easy hike up a well maintained trail. When you arrive at the lake you will be amazed at the natural beauty of your surroundings. There are usually quite a few visitors, but that's the only downside. Make the effort to go! Totally worth it.

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South Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Make sure you wear the right hiking shoes and you will love this hike. Our whole family did it and really enjoyed the view and scenery at the top. You can make it up the whole trail in less than an hour and it's free!

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Eaton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful scenery all the way through. Took many pictures! It is strenuous but worth the hike! Enjoyed the beauty, the water was a constant waterfall from the very start to the top of where the lake is!

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Miami
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We were very satisfied with this hike. A good workout for us flatlanders & nice views all the way to the top. Fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We loved Hanging Lake!! It was so beautiful and well worth the hike!! My kids loved it and it's something the whole family could do. We had trouble finding parking in the morning so we ended up trying in the evening about 6pm and that was perfect! We parked easily and it was not crowded at all. We were able... More 

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Springfield, MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Great hike. It was a warm day, but cool in shade and lot of it even in middle of day and occasionally cool breeze from the stream, which you cross over repeatedly on the journey. Nice lake up top and don't miss the side hike to spouting rock. Definitely need to bring water, but clean real restrooms with a cold... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I took this hike on our anniversary trip. We have both lost a lot of weight recently and wanted to see if we could make it. My husband also has vertigo and uses a cane to get around but we made it. It took 2 hours to get to the top but we took a lot of... More 

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

A must! - Be ready for the hike and the beauty that awaits you at the top! You have to do the second hike by the lake, it will take you to the top of the waterfall!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Awesome,awesome,awesome. Worth the hike up. 12 y.o. son made it up in 40 min. 10 y.o. daughter in under 50 min. Bring lots of water. The view is beautiful. Neat "side" trail takes you right beneath the falls. Hike down took about 30 min. Went about 3pm on a weekday (think it was June 8) and had to wait about... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

loved the exercise, fresh air, incredible scenery. It was the hardest hike I ever undertook, but I don't hike much. Lake at top was worth the effort, like a "forest primeval, the murmuring pines and the hemlocks...

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Address: Address: Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, CO
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs

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