GLENWOOD SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The U.S. Forest Service and city of Glenwood Springs have finalized a deal to run a shuttle service to a popular Colorado tourist destination. The Post Independent reports H2O Ventures has been contracted to operate the shuttle between the city and the drop-off for the scenic Hanging Lake in Glenwood Canyon.

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Visitors will need to make reservations online or at the new Hanging Lake Welcome Center in Glenwood Springs to visit the site within the White River National Forest. The online reservation system goes live April 1. The shuttle service will launch May 1 and run through Oct. 31. Reservations will cost $12 per person during that time.

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Under the new management plan for the site, visitors will be capped at 615 per day.

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Parking is not allowed at the trailhead to Hanging Lake during that time.


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