Information About

Rainbow Ridge

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Rainbow Ridge on The Map

Location

63 ° 18' 45" N,
145 ° 38' 47" W

Region

Southeast Fairbanks (CA)

Parent

Alaska Range

Mountains

Rainbow Mountain,

Elevation

6106 ft (1861.11 m)

Uses

Rainbow Ridge in Detail.

Getting There

Rainbow Ridge is located Mile 206, and to the east of the Richardson Highway just south Canwell Glacier. South of Delta Junction, to access rainbow ridge drive to milepost 206 and walk off the east shoulder off the Richardson Highway.

About

extends NW from McCallum Creek, E of Richardson Highway, 15 mi. NW of Paxson, near Alaska Highway, Alaska Range

Rainbow Ridge is a long sweeping ridge the flows mostly north to south. It's steep slopes run parallel to the east shoulder of the Richardson Highway.

History

Name published on relatively recent maps.

Rainbow Ridge received its name from Rainbow Mountain being its highest peak. Which received its name from having colorful strata on its slopes.

Rainbow Ridge Gallery

Pictures of, from, or near Rainbow Ridge.