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A great hike to a beautiful small lake. You'll pass all levels of hikers and lots of dogs on a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Donna M
Wonderful hike to take visitors

Rainbow Trail is an easy hike for people adjusting to the altitude. A looped trail with a 232 ft... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Denver, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A great hike to a beautiful small lake. You'll pass all levels of hikers and lots of dogs on a shady trail.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Rainbow Trail is an easy hike for people adjusting to the altitude. A looped trail with a 232 ft elevation climb through aspen forests ends with a picturesque lake view. Our hike was during the fall leaf change so the aspen forests were ablaze in...More

2  Thank epwetmore
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's about a mile up to the lake. Hike is classified as easy but tree roots and rocks preventing erosion make it a bit challenging. Still, a good short hike.

Thank ronniew666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy hike with a beautiful lake at the end. There were a lot of people on the trail. But still nice. Take 2nd ave. west in Frisco and run into the trail head.

Thank Carrie4747
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great easy hike to a beautiful lake. Easy to get to trailhead. Short day hike with time to go to other attractions.

Thank taxwiz1040
Reviewed 5 August 2018

This is a fairly busy trail, but well maintained. This is a good hike for family and those just arriving in high country and adjusting to altitude. The best thing is you come up to a beautiful lake, with a little stream. The trail goes...More

1  Thank wineanddine32
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Frisco is an active place with tons of biking and hiking trails. rainbow lake has tons of paths in and is very popular. We loved that adults and kids could do it whenever they felt like it. Lots of fish too!

Thank Lgqrules
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Lots of kids and dogs so good for them but the edges are mud covered so everyone got really muddy. The walk said .75 mile but my fitbit said 3.5 miles when we got back.I use a cane so watch out for length if you...More

1  Thank jklaw
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Nice little hike, approximately one mile.. Not strenuous at all. Beautiful reflections on the water.

Thank bradleycamp
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We arrived here after hiking up Mount Royal which offered spectacular views of the area but if you're not up to hiking to far up a mountain Rainbow Lake is an easy hike (so easy it's perhaps exaggerating to call it a hike) from the...More

5  Thank Craig A
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