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Rainbow Lake Trail, AK

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Distance Round Trip 0.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,313 feet
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Preferred   Jul, Aug, Jun, May
Sun  9:09am - 4:18pm
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Rainbow Lake Trail is a 0.6 mile round trip hike. Located 19 miles north-northwest of Seward Alaska. The trailhead is car accessible. July and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.


Overview: 0.3 mile accessible trail from Cooper Lake Road to Rainbow Lake. This wide gravel trail crosses a muskeg then follows a small forested ridge to the shore of a small lake. There are views of surrounding mountains.

Rainbow Lake Trail is closed to motorized vehicles from May 1- November 30.

Rainbow Lake Trail is closed to pack/saddle stock from April 1- June 30.

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    WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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    At Mile 48 Sterling Highway in Cooper Landing turn south onto Snug Harbor Road. This turns into Cooper Lake Road after 9 miles. It is 2.5 miles further to the trailhead parking area.
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