As Garden of the Gods, Conundrum Hot Springs and Hanging Lake experience record visitors, park officials are scrambling for solutions.
The plan designed to limit visitors to 615 per day and help preserve the lake's fragile ecosystem is still awaiting a formal record of decision from the Forest Service.
The Forest Service's new proposed plan for Hanging Lake includes shuttle service, fees and a limit of 615 visitors per day.
We first heard about the Trail Trash of Colorado Instagram account earlier this year while reporting on Hanging Lake problems. The account's owners talks with us about his motives.
The attraction expects to see 3-4 million visitors to the park this year. On a busy day, it can take about two hours to drive from one side of the park to another.
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Nearly 80,000 people have made the hike to Hanging Lake already this year, up from 50,000 for the same period in 2014.