Information About

Rainbow Lake

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Rainbow Lake on The Map

Location

61 ° 41' 35.064" N,
150 ° 5' 24.334" W

Region

Matanuska-Susitna

Elevation

187 ft (57 m)

Uses

Rainbow Lake in Detail.

About

3.7 mi SW of Willow, 34 mi. N of Anchorage, Cook Inlet Low. 150 acres in size. Maximum depth is 45 feet.

History

So named in 1960 by James Nelson of Anchorage who has a homestead on the lake "because rainbows frequently appear above the lake."

Places Near Rainbow Lake
Areas:

Dach-qelqiht, Q-is Kaq-, Tanltun Dinlent, Tl-eghes Bena Q-estsiq- Hg-adghilent, Tutikaq-,

Bays:

K-itudaghi-ut, Nolfi Cove,

Cities:

Willow,

Cliffs:

Niqaghelelt,

Hills:

Kashwitna Knobs, Radar Hill,

Islands:

Beq-estsiq- Tuyu-uh, Crescent Moon Island, Delta Islands, Flat Lakes Island, Freundly Island, Long Island, Loon Island, Pleasure Island, Waldron Island,

Lakes:

Bald Lake, Big Lake, Big Noluck Lake, Blanket Lake, Boot Lake, Bottle Lake, Buckley Lake Number One, Buckley Lake Number Two, Butterfly Lake, Cathy Lake, Charr Lake, Chicken Lake, Colt Lake, Cow Lake, Cranberry Lake, Crooked Lake, Crystal Lake, Diamond Lake, Diana Lakes, East Butterfly Lake, East Papoose Lake, Flat Lake, Florence Lake, Frazer Lake, Frying Pan Lake, Gene Lake, Gosh Lake, Gunmetal Lake, Heart Lake, Heins Pond, Hock Lake, Holdens Lake, Honeybee Lake, Horseshoe Lake, Hourglass Lake, Houston Lake, Jack Lake, Jacknife Lake, James Lake, Jano Pond, Jean Lake, John Lake, Kashwitna Lake, Kelly Lake, Little Chicken Lake, Little Houston Lake, Little Lonely Lake, Little Noluck Lake, Lloyds Pond, Long Lake, Low Lakes, Lynne Lake, Lynx Lake, Lake Marion, Milo Lakes, Mirror Lake, Muleshoe Lake, Nancy Lake, Never-Never Lake, North Rolly Lake, Orchid Lake, Oriana Lake, Out Lake, Owl Lake, Papoose Twins, Pear Lake, Phoebe Lake, Piper Lake, Pond Lake, Rainbow Lake, Red Shirt Lake, Rhein Lake, Rolly Twin Lakes, Ruth Lake, Sara Lake, Skeetna Lake, South Rolly Lake, Stephan Lake, Stevens Lake, Sunbeam Lake, Suncrest Lake, Susan Lake, Tanaina Lake, Tl-eghesh Bena Bidiltuni, Trigger Lake, Twin Shirt Lakes, Vera Lake, West Lake, West Papoose Lake, Willow Lake, Yates Pond,

Ridges:

Tanltun Tesha,

Rivers:

Deshka River,

Streams:

196 Mile Creek, 197 1/2 Mile Creek, Betnu Hghilgeditnu, Deception Creek, Fish Creek, Iron Creek, Lake Creek, Lilly Creek, Little Willow Creek, Lynx Creek, Meadow Creek, Rogers Creek, Rolly Creek, Tl-eghes Bena Q-estsiq, Willow Creek,

Cities:

Big Lake, Tanltunt (historical), Willow Lake,