6 Reasons Why You Must Visit Hanging Lake This Summer

Hanging Lake is located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. If you have never made the trip up to see this breathtaking beauty you sure are missing out. Here are 6 reasons why you need to visit Hanging Lake soon!

Because where else can you find a lake that is suspended on the edge of a cliff.

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The site is also noteworthy for its thriving hanging garden plant community. Because of these qualities Hanging Lake was designated a National natural Landmark by the Secretary of the Interior in 2011.

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Geologically speaking, there are few places in the world that can compare to this marvel of Mother Nature.

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This place is just amazing!

Photo credit: Neeraj Ghole

 

Suspended on the edge of Glenwood Canyon’s cliffs, the clear turquoise lake and the waterfalls that spill into it are a breathtaking sight after the rigorous uphill climb.

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Hanging Lake is a rare example of a lake formed by travertine deposition where the natural geologic and hydro-logic processes continue to operate as they have done for thousands of years.

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You can find more about Hanging Lake here: www.visitglenwood.com

182 comments
Elena  Tatarenko
Elena Tatarenko

Какая красота! И такое девственно чистое....

Carrie Melinda
Carrie Melinda

Definitely not. They want to preserve the natural state and not introduce any toxins.

Miriam Trillo
Miriam Trillo

Erika Flores Bernal aquí vamos air sin pretextos jajajaj

Shellie Honer
Shellie Honer

I sW a picture from hanging lake a few years a Ago. And have wanted to go since then

Lorna Murey-Mucha
Lorna Murey-Mucha

Looks like a picture from the tropics but I know better, I've been there!

Austin Tate
Austin Tate

Sonya Wagner when u come back let's go

Rachael Carnes
Rachael Carnes

Matt and I hiked Hanging Lake to celebrate our engagement :)

Jennifer Wall
Jennifer Wall

I'm going in a few weeks with the kids. I can't wait.

Matthew Guzman
Matthew Guzman

My cover photo is hanging lake! Most beautiful thing I've ever seen in Colorado

Linda Zwelling
Linda Zwelling

Glad I did it 5 years ago, I couldn't do it today. It's so beautiful