Rainbow Lake Wilderness

The Rainbow Lake Wilderness is a 6,000 acre Federally designated Wilderness Area. The North Country National Scenic Trail traverses the area from northwest to southeast. Hiking in the Rainbow Lake Wilderness is relatively moderate. There are numerous wild lakes along the way and the area is also home to a resident pack of timber wolves, although they are rarely seen. Seeing a wolf track in the snow during your hike would be a truly special find.


From Cable drive 8 miles north on US Hwy 63 to Drummond. Turn left (north) on Delta-Drummond Road. (FR 35). Drive north about 4 miles to FR 392. Turn left and drive .5 mile to where the North Country Trail crosses the road. It may, however, be necessary t