Rainbow Falls sit on Manitou Springs’ Fountain Creek. Now owned by El Paso County, it has seen extensive restoration. Rainbow Falls Historic Site consists of a large waterfall and a small series of waterfalls downstream. The five acres are developed with a parking area, trailhead, historical and geological information, picnic benches and tables, a 0.15-mile trail from the parking area to the Falls, secondary trails along Fountain Creek, and viewing overlooks. The falls boast Instagram-worthy backdrops and historical knowledge that is sure to wow your friends and family. The Historic Site is now operating on Summer Hours and is open Friday – Monday,10 a.m. to 4 p.m and requires a $1 donation per person.