Rainbow Lake Trail
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 1 Hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Kosciuszko Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Kosciuszko Rd, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Charlotte Pass

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 485 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.3697760789

  • Longitude: 148.4745176325


This popular walk explores the snow gums and alpine grasslands between Kosciuszko Rd and Rainbow Lake. The lake is the main focal point for the walk and is a great place to rest or have lunch. The man-made lake was built in the early 1900’s to provide water to the Hotel Kosciusko it is now a natural historic and beautiful point of interest to visitors.

Download maps and tracknotes for Rainbow Lake Trail hiking track from wildwalks.com.