Rainbow Falls History Walk
Rainbow Falls Historic Site
1360 Serpentine Drive
Manitou Springs, CO 80829
Did you know the Civilian Conservation Corps built the bridge over Rainbow falls in the 1930’s during the Great Depression? Come and discover the rich history of the Rainbow Falls area. Pre-registration required: call 719-520-6977 for more information or to register.
The Rainbow Falls Historic Site consists of the namesake Rainbow Falls and a small series of waterfalls downstream. The five acres are developed with a parking area, trail 1360head, covered kiosk with historical and geological interpretive information, picnic benches and tables, a 0.15 mile trail from the parking area to the Falls, secondary trails along Fountain Creek, and viewing overlooks.