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Quite the hike!

The trail to get to Hanging Lake is definitely a difficult one. It definitely requires proper... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
A must see!

The hike up is quite steep and can be grueling for some! I would definitely do it again though. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Hanging Lake, Glenwood Springs, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trail to get to Hanging Lake is definitely a difficult one. It definitely requires proper shoes, water, and layers of clothing! The temperature changed drastically during our two hour hike. At certain moments we were freezing, and then we were warm in the sun...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trail is very steep but everything in the area was very well maintained, including two different restrooms. Very beautiful but steep.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Venia P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike up is quite steep and can be grueling for some! I would definitely do it again though. It is an amazing natural attraction, very peaceful. The water is so clear. Did see people letting their children play in the water and leave trash...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank fahyth12018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a phenomenal hike but pretty steep. Not for the faint of heart! Beautiful trail through the woods ending at a marvelous emerald gem of a lake! Incredible!

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank COkid
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

I’ve hiked up to Hanging Lake 3 times, and each time, it never failed me! My bf and I was there this past weekend, a beautiful, gorgeous day for a hike, and it was BEAUTIFUL!!!! My advice is to get there early, as parking is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Dee_9112015
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This is such a magical place. It just appears in the middle of a mountain forest and looks unreal. Hopefully everyone that visits will take care of this jewel in the mountain!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Michelle C
Reviewed October 25, 2018

Got to hike this while it was still fully open -- but I would take a shuttle to do it. The parking lot was nearly full when we arrived about 7:45 a.m. and some hikers were coming down the trail as we went up. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sue M
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The accessibility and beauty if this trail and the lake make it pretty popular and busy. We didn't find solitude here on a Friday hike, but the weather WAS perfect so...parking seemed tricky.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank A B
Reviewed October 20, 2018 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.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hdizzy42
Reviewed October 19, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from epltr | Reviewed this property |
Hot springs, skiing, great food fun in the winter and year round.
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Response from Diane G | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The trails are well marked and there is one way in and hike out the same way.
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