#5. Hanging Lake
The hike to Hanging Lake is one of Colorado’s most beloved outdoor adventures and is well worth every step. The jade green waters of this breathtaking site are surrounded by sparkling waterfalls, steep cliffs, and the lush forests that overtake Glenwood Canyon.
Keep in mind that the hike to Hanging Lake is no mellow nature walk, but it’s barely more than a mile from the trailhead, so lace up your best hiking boots and prepare for an unforgettable experience!