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Redfish Lake

Stanley, ID
+1 208-774-3536
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gorgeous lake

The water is completely crystal clear and gorgeous. There are all kinds of watercraft rentals at... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Syracuse, New York
Bench Lakes Camping

A group of us started at Redfish Lake (Trailhead) for our backpacking/camping trip to the Bench... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paula c
United States
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Resort lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Stanley, ID
+1 208-774-3536
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The water is completely crystal clear and gorgeous. There are all kinds of watercraft rentals at the lodge like kayaks, SUP's and pontoon boats.

Thank cusegal17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of us started at Redfish Lake (Trailhead) for our backpacking/camping trip to the Bench Lakes. It was 4th of July weekend when we got out and it was PACKED! It's a beautiful location but we've only driven by to access trailheads in the...More

Thank paula c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hard to find a more beautiful lake. Beach area was great, lots of boats/canoes/tours to choose from. Great place for a family outing.

Thank cookiejorge .
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to live in Idaho and camp at the lake often. Needless to say things have changed, it is much more crowded, motorized boats are allowed on the lake and the " beach" is very busy. It is still very beautiful as the Sawtooth...More

Thank cleaningwhitedoghair
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at the lodge and the food was better than expected. the prices were reasonable and the service was quite good.

Thank SummerGirl2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lake is so ideal! I am used to Lake Tahoe and feel it is impossible to beat. Redfish Lake has reset my appreciation for alpine lakes. With crystal clear water and many ways to enjoy the water I am looking forward to a return...More

Thank GreenTableLiving
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We enjoy eating at the lodge and waiting for a table is pleasant as they have comfy chairs outside with a fantastic view of the lake. Make reservations if you can.

Thank tigerlily
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Food was really good, got the Trout and Flank Steak and shared with my wife. Both were really good, but the trout was my favorite.

Thank browndog900
Reviewed 14 August 2017

it was an amazing experience to rent a motor boat around 50$ n hour and move about the lake with moderate speed. The mountains had a great view over the lake and its great for fishing too.

Thank Pratip S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We stopped here for a short rest on the way to Sun Valley. The lake is beautiful and many were enjoying swimming and boating. There is a place to sit and eat there with basic fast food choices. We wished that we had had more...More

Thank Leighann Z
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Questions & Answers
28 June 2017|
Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
Details of the dinner cruise are on the Redfish website.
Melissa S
7 January 2017|
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Response from Jesse T | Reviewed this property |
There were no boats allowed on the small lake when I was there. I was told that the fishing at redfish was not great. There's a fishing store in Stanley with a knowledgeable owner and would be worth a phone call. He told us... More