Rainbow Lake (White Cloud Mountains)

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Rainbow Lake
Location Custer County, Idaho
Coordinates 43°59′10″N 114°43′19″W / 43.986009°N 114.721970°W / 43.986009; -114.721970Coordinates: 43°59′10″N 114°43′19″W / 43.986009°N 114.721970°W / 43.986009; -114.721970
Type Glacial
Primary outflows South Fork Champion Creek to Salmon River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 95 m (312 ft)
Max. width 81 m (266 ft)
Surface elevation 2,595 m (8,514 ft)

Rainbow Lake is an alpine lake in Custer County, Idaho, United States, located in the White Cloud Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is accessed from Sawtooth National Forest trail 107.[1]

Rainbow Lake is northeast of Horton Peak and southwest of the Champion Lakes, although in a separate sub-basin.


  1. ^ Sawtooth National Forest. “Sawtooth National Forest” [map].1:126,720, 1”=2 miles. Twin Falls, Idaho: Sawtooth National Forest, United States Forest Service, 1998.

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