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Located in the Arapaho National Forest, Rainbow Lakes Camping Area in Colorado offers breathtaking views of the Rocky Mountains and nearby lakes. Visitors can explore the Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, hike trails such as the Arapaho Glacier Trail, or fish in the Rainbow Lakes. The campground boasts amenities such as fire pits, picnic tables, and vault toilets. The area has 18 campsites available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The best time to visit is from June to September, with average temperatures ranging from 60-70 degrees Fahrenheit during the day and dropping to 30-40 degrees at night. Rainbow Lakes Camping Area is a perfect place for nature enthusiasts to explore the beauty of the Rocky Mountains while enjoying serene camping experiences.

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