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Rainbow Lakes Trailhead
Located east of the Rainbow Lakes Campground, this newly constructed trailhead provides access to the Rainbow Lakes and Arapaho Glacier Trails inside the Indian Peaks Wilderness.
Vehicle access to this trailhead is seasonal.
|Permit Info:||This trailhead accesses the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area:
|Restrictions:||Indian Peak Wilderness restrictions apply:
Fishing and hunting: permitted in accordance with regulations established by the Colorado Parks & Wildlife.
|Closest Towns:||Nederland, Colorado|
|Water:||Lakes and streams; treat water for drinking.|
|Restroom:||Vault toilets at trailhead|
|Operated By:||U.S. Forest Service|
From Nederland, head west on Colorado Highway 72 for approximately seven miles. Look for the University of Colorado Mountain Research Station sign and turn west onto National Forest System Road 298. This route is gated during the winter. This road is a five-mile, native-surfaced road. A high clearance vehicle is recommended.
- Trail Measurement: 1.2 Miles
- Compass Latitude: 400044N
- Compass Longitude: 1053444W
- Numeric Latitude: 40.0122089
- Numeric Longitude: -105.5788894
- Elevation in Meters: 3048
- Elevation in Feet: 10000
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