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The hike is about 1.71 miles up to the lake. It’s a steep hike in areas but well worth it. Take... read more

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A good friend told us not to miss this hike while we were in Colorado. We are so glad we made the... read more

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Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, CO
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Reviewed today via mobile

The hike is about 1.71 miles up to the lake. It’s a steep hike in areas but well worth it. Take breaks on the way up and have water and a snack. Beautiful views. Going down was easy.

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Reviewed yesterday

A good friend told us not to miss this hike while we were in Colorado. We are so glad we made the time to do it. I have to admit we started off at too quick a pace and I needed very quickly to stop...More

Thank fl55mkg
Reviewed 4 days ago

Enjoyed the entire hike along the trail to see the most beautiful lake! Clear jade green waters and gorgeous falls! Worth every step to see!

Thank missyhr
Reviewed 6 days ago

We are both in our 60's and portions of the trail were a bit challenging but it was well worth the hike. We took our time and stopped multiple times for rest breaks on the way up (a 900 foot or so elevation change) but...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This may be one of the toughest ‘short’ hikes you may ever do. It’s a significant elevation gain in a short distance. It’s completely doable... but I don’t want someone to think it will have zero challenge. Bring some water. More challenging for someone with...More

2  Thank TheInquiringBunny
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, all other reviews are right, you need to see this. All reviews about the difficulty of the trail were correct, although the trail is in great shape considering the usage. I tried on two previous trips to Glenwood Springs to do this, only to...More

3  Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Moderate difficulty hike, took about 1.5 hours to do. The hike is in itself stunning and the view once you get to the top is the most beautiful thing I’ve ever seen in my life!!! Either get there super early or around 3pm because the...More

1  Thank ludakatz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place you must go if you are planning to visit Glenwood Springs CO. It is tough to be there, but you will love it.

Thank Aquajh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a four year old and he did pretty good. I have bad knees, so I had to use walking poles. Somewhat of a challenge on the way down. Trail is not flat all the way. Some areas are rocky so have to watch...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a Bucket List destination if you love natural beauty! Just please respect it and keep it clean for future visitors.

Thank Tjader H
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Not sure on the Uber but renting bikes is a great option
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Response from shayne h | Reviewed this property |
NO! Technically you are not even suppose to put your fingers in the water.