Rainbow Springs State Park
Limited Waterfall Viewing
Effective March 4, 2022: Only one waterfall is working at this time. Park staff is actively pursuing restoration of the waterfalls at the park. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The park is in the process of restoring sandhill habitat next to the tubing facility off 180th Avenue Road. The long-term restoration project includes non-native tree removal, prescribed burning, invasive plant control, and replanting of trees and native ground cover. For more information, please view our Frequently Asked Questions.
Welcome to Rainbow Springs State Park
The history of Rainbow Springs dates back centuries to a time when native peoples regularly visited this lush spring.
Although the modern era has seen the land shaped by both enterprising developers and the loving hands of local volunteers, the draw of the beautifully serene park endures. When swimmers take their first dip in the sapphire-blue waters of Rainbow Springs, they become characters in a story that stretches back over 10,000 years, when humans first visited this place.
Ornamental gardens, built waterfalls and sloping hills are visible reminders of the springs’ more recent past, when the land was home to a mining operation and a privately owned tourist attraction.
Take a walk through lush, mossy hammocks and then cool off in the springs — it’s a time-honored tradition.
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