GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (Post Independent) — Park officials in Colorado have announced that the trail to Hanging Lake will reopen in June with visitor restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Post Independent reported that only 128 visitors will be allowed to hike the trail each day beginning June 1. H20 Ventures co-owner Ken Murphy says Hanging Lake, a national natural landmark, is reopening responsibly. H20 ventures runs the shuttle service which was temporarily suspended amid the pandemic. Officials say visitors can now access the park with their vehicles or bike to the trailhead with a $12 permit. Murphy says more than 2,500 people have already secured a permit.