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“About a 2 mile trek through amazing scenery.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Rainbow Falls

Rainbow Falls
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Coventry, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“About a 2 mile trek through amazing scenery.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2014

Caught the shuttle which was about $8 which took you up to the 9 attractions that are only accessible with the shuttle bus get off at a sight you want to see then walk the treks to the next shuttle drop off pick up point.

Visited August 2014
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Los Angeles, California, United States
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“Rainbow Falls Impresses”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

This gorgeous waterfall is a must do if you are visiting the Mammoth Lakes area. You will need to take the bus down from Mammoth Mountain and get off at the Post Pile exit (also a great visit). The hike of about one and a half miles is very exposed so plan a morning hike. You will travel through a zone that was burned out in the 1990s. This is quite interesting to note with youngsters how long a forest takes to recover from a fire. The falls are beautiful and worth the hike down to the bottom just to soak. I would also like to suggest you hike another mile down the trail to Little Rainbow Falls. Both places are great for a picnic, but you must carry your own food and water in and out.
And don't forget the suntan lotion.

Visited July 2014
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Santa Monica, California
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“You will see the rainbow!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2014

Nice hike. I was complaining the the cell worked down there and someone suggested that I turn it off... So I did!

Visited July 2014
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Yorba Linda, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Worth the hike”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

The Falls are worth seeing. The hike is warm with little shade due to a large fire that swept through the area over 20 years ago (recovery is slow).

Visited July 2014
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Adelaide, Australia
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“Worth the walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2014

The trail is flat and very scenic but make sure you make the effort to go to the waterfall at the end as it's worth it. Take some lunch with you and sit and watch the waterfall.

Visited June 2014
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