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

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Charlotte Pass

  • Distance from CBD: 485 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.3697760789

  • Longitude: 148.4745176325

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Rainbow Lake Trail is a 2.5km, grade 3 Return hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1 hrs to complete.

Summary

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.