Hanging Lake

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Hanging Lake - Photo by shakachon

Hanging Lake - Photo by shakachon

Early tales of the discovery of the lake tell of a man searching for gold in the canyon. The man found a dead horse at the opening of a gulch (the possible origin of Dead Horse Gulch). When he followed the gulch up through the steep hillside through the canyon he came around the backside of the lake. This is how he first saw the small bowl-like basin hanging onto the cliffs below. (Glenwood Springs, Colorado, USA)

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