Rainbow Branch

Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area, Colorado

Elevation Gain808ft
Trailhead Elevation8,119ft
Elevation Min/Max8102/8841ft
Elevation Start/End8119/8119ft

Rainbow Branch

Rainbow Branch is a hiking trail in Fremont County, Colorado. It is within San Isabel National Forest and Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 8,119 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.9 miles with a total elevation gain of 808 feet. This trail connects with the following: Rainbow Trail.

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Hiking Colorado's Sangre de Cristos and Great Sand Dunes (Falcon Guides)
Jason Moore, Revised by Lee Hart
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"A long and fairly gentle trail with views of the Arkansas River valley and the Sawatch Range to the north."

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Trail Information

Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area
Nearby City
Sangre de Cristo Wilderness Area
Rio Grande National Forest, San Isabel National Forest
Local Contacts
USGS Poncha Pass, Wellsville, Howard, Coaldale
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