Information About

Rainbow River

Quick Facts

Open in The Map Rainbow River on The Map

Location

58 ° 34' 9" N,
154 ° 49' 1" W

Region

Lake and Peninsula

Elevation

220 ft (67.06 m)

Uses

Rainbow River in Detail.

About

heads at central terminus of Serpent Tongue Glacier, flows NW to Savonoski River, on Alaska Peninsula, in Katmai National Monument, 21 mi. NE of Mount Katmai, Aleutian Range

History

So named in 1923 by R. H. Sargent's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) party "because six rainbows were seen there."

Places Near Rainbow River
Glaciers:

Serpent Tongue Glacier,

Parks:

Katmai National Park,

Rivers:

Rainbow River,

Streams:

Gorge Creek,

Cities:

Nauklak (historical),

Waterfalls:

Wolverine Falls,