Book a cheap rental car and enjoy the freedom to roam while you’re visiting Rainbow Lake (YOP)! Envision driving along a winding road, windows rolled down, leisurely passing scenic mountains, romantic beaches or popular roadside attractions in a comfortable rented car. Take the road less traveled, and discover more about the surroundings near Rainbow Lake!
Following Highway 58 east of Rainbow Lake will take you to the agriculturally-rich city of High Level. Due to city’s pleasant green setting, you can see more than 150 different bird species residing in town. Wildlife enthusiasts will also love to spot a diverse range of animals including wolves, coyotes, ravens and hundreds of insects.
Just two hours of drive from Rainbow Lake is the town of Fort Vermilion. It lies on the mouth of Peace River. The red soil near the river banks inspired town’s name. Close to the river stands visitors center, housed in a dove-tailed log house. While being in town, don’t miss to visit Old Bay House, a National Historic Site.
The picturesque Hay River flows in proximity to the Rainbow Lake. Town’s lake water flows in the curved Hay River which is excellent for boating and fishing.