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on Hanging Lake Trail

17 hours ago

Nice trail, rode my bike to the trailhead from Glenwood Springs then hiked up to Hanging Lake. The lake was beautiful and so was the Canyon. The trail was heavily packed with people so be patient.

hiking
2 days ago

Great scenery. Beautiful. Can get very busy.

So much fun, but take this one slow if you are unaccustomed to the altitude!

Beautiful once you get to the top, but soooooooooo crowded. Not a relaxing peaceful hike, but a good experience . Once is enough..

Love this hike! I still shake my head when I see people in questionable footwear...its a steady climb over rocks, wear appropriate shoes. I arrived at 9:15 and got one of the last spots, but there were 7 open spots two hours later when I left (Tuesday, I guess). I did see girls with their legs hanging over the boardwalk and shoes touching the lake (I told them to move their feet, as they can ruin the ecosystem, it's on the signs! They did.) Lots of shade, waterfalls and great scenery, but it is a haul up, especially for people who aren't used to elevation or out of shape. I saw a number of people suffering on the way up.

hiking
3 days ago

Did this hike today with our 4 boys, 10, 7,7,&3. They loved it!! Especially the Spouting Rock! It's rocking but kids can totally do it! It was amazing!

hiking
4 days ago

Awesome trail. If you are going to go here get there early to park and beat the mass crowds. Very peaceful hike up to the waterfalls and lakes. The hike down was packed by hikers coming up.in droves. All-in-all...would definitely recommend this hike to anyone!

trail running
4 days ago

hiking
5 days ago

such a beautiful trail and the sight at the end is breathtaking! It's a challenge for sure but worth every step.

hiking
5 days ago

Great training hike for 14-ners. This is the last season for the trail to be open to the public and will be permit only. As a local, I'm looking forward to less people vandalizing it.