Cherokee Orchard Road

Rainbow Falls Trail

Rainbow Falls
Difficulty
Moderate
Distance
5.4 ml
Duration
5 hr
Ascent
1617 ft

The roundtrip distance to the waterfall is 5.4 miles and the hike is generally considered moderate in difficulty. However due to the length, elevation gain, and rocky terrain in sections of the trail, some visitors may rate the hike as difficult. It takes about 3-5 hours to hike to the waterfall and back.

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