Glenwood Caverns + Hanging Lake Close Due to Grizzly Creek Fire
Both Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park and Hanging Lake are closed due to the Grizzly Creek Fire. The Grizzly Creek Fire is now over 6,200 acres as of August 13.
The Grizzly Creek Fire has closed lots of things around Glenwood Springs, including I-70, Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park, and Hanging Lake. According to the Denver Channel, the wildfire has now burned over 6,200 acres.
Glenwood Caverns has announced on their Facebook that because of the Grizzly Creek Fire, they're currently closed today for fire mitigation.
They also stated that they're thankful for the crew that's on the mountain and all first responders fighting fires here in Western Colorado, according to their Facebook.
The Grizzly Creek Fire has also caused Hanging Lake to close. The wildfire is dangerously close to Hanging Lake, which is a Western Colorado treasure. The Grizzly Creek Fire is only two miles away from the Hanging Lake trail, according to the Denver Post.
The Grizzly Creek Fire has burned over 6,200 acres and is currently 0% contained, according to the Denver Post.
Let's hope that all of the wildfires get contained soon so we can stop seeing smoke in the air, stop seeing our wildlife destroyed, and get all of our responders home safely.