Rainbow Pool

Yosemite & the Sierra Nevada

About 15 miles east of Groveland, in the Stanislaus National Forest, Rainbow Pool is a popular swimming hole with a small cascade; it's signed on the south side of Hwy 120. It has vault toilets and limited parking. The road to the pools may be closed in winter; in this case, park and walk to the waterfall.

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