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Sledding & Snowplay: Colorado

Quick Facts

Rainbow Lake Winter Recreation Site

Beginning Elevation: 9,200 Feet (2867.8 Meters)
Difficulty: varies
Elevation Gain: varies
Length: varies




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General Description

The Tenmile Range and Breckenridge Ski Area
Copyright: - US Forest Service
The Tenmile Range and Breckenridge Ski Area
The Rainbow Lake area is located just south of Frisco. It provides winter opportunities for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. Snowmobilers need to watch for cross country skiers in the area especially near the trailhead. A network of unplowed roads exists here. The snowmobiler can spend an entire day exploring the Rainbow Lake and Miners Creek areas.

Directions from Frisco: Travel .4 miles out of Frisco on Colorado 9 toward Breckenridge. Turn right at the State Highway Department sign. Continue straight past the state maintenance facility, following the blue diamonds to the end of the plowed road.

Directions from Beaver Creek: Travel 35 miles east on I-70 to the first Frisco exit (#201). Turn right and drive through Frisco to Hwy 9. Turn right on Hwy. 9 Travel .4 miles out of Frisco on Hwy. 9. Turn right at the State Highway Department sign. Continue straight past the state maintenance facility, following the blue diamonds to the end of the plowed road.

Directions from Vail: Travel 25 miles east on I-70 to the first Frisco exit (#201). Turn right and drive through Frisco to Hwy 9. Turn right on Hwy. 9 Travel .4 miles out of Frisco on Hwy. 9. Turn right at the State Highway Department sign. Continue straight past the state maintenance facility, following the blue diamonds to the end of the plowed road.



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Sledding, Tobogganing, Tubing Rainbow Lake Winter Recreation Site
Yes
ICON Snowmobiling Rainbow Lake area
ICON Snowshoeing Rainbow Lake area
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

Colorado Tourism Office, 1625 Broadway, Suite 1700 , Denver, CO, 80202, Phone: 800-COLORADO

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