Hanging Lake trail rest area closed this weekend | VailDaily.com

Hanging Lake trail rest area closed this weekend

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colorado – The popular Hanging Lake Trail will be closed Saturday and Sunday to enable volunteer crews to assist the White River National Forest with trail maintenance and reconstruction.

This is the second year that members of two volunteer organizations, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado and Carbondale based Roaring Fork Outdoor Volunteers, will be working to install rock steps and reconstruct stone retaining walls throughout the highly used trail.-

Experienced crew leaders trained by the two organizations will be supervising the project along with local Forest Service trails staff. The crews will be working with hand tools to position large boulders to build steps and retaining walls.

-To provide a staging area and parking for the project and the estimated 100 volunteers, the Hanging Lake Rest Area will be closed Saturday and Sunday.

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