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Rainbow Lake Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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.

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At a Glance

Restrictions: 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.

General Information


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.

Recreation Map

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Lake and Pond Fishing

Rainbow Trout. See ADF&G regulations.


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