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Picnicking: California > Stanislaus National Forest > Groveland Ranger District

Quick Facts

Rainbow Pool Picnic Ground

Elevation: 2,700 Feet (841.6 Meters)
Number of Sites: 2 Picnic Sites

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General Description

Rainbow Pool Picnic Ground, located near Sweetwater Campground in Groveland Ranger District, offers picnic sites, swimming, vault toilets, and limited parking. Originally a toll stop in the stagecoach days, Rainbow Pool later became a popular resort until a 1958 fire burned it to the ground.

Campfire permits are not required within developed day use sites;
however, campfires are limited to the grills provided. Campfire permits are
required if you plan to build a campfire or use a camp stove outside a
recreational vehicle away from a developed campground. Permits are free and may be obtained at the Groveland Ranger District.

Directions from Groveland: Travel 15 miles east on Highway 120.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Late April through Early November .

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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping Sweetwater Campground
ICON Fishing South Fork Tuolumne River
ICON Picnicking Rainbow Pool Picnic Ground
ICON Swimming & Waterplay South Fork Tuolumne River
ICON Viewing Scenery Groveland Ranger District
ICON Viewing Wildlife Groveland Ranger District

More Information

Visitor Information:

Groveland Ranger District, 24545 Highway 120 , Groveland, CA, 95321, Phone: 209-962-7825, Fax: 209-962-7412, TTY: 209-962-6406


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