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Rainbow Lakes Trailhead, CO

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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...[more]



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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.

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