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Redfish Lake

Redfish Lake Road, Stanley, ID 83278
+1 208-774-3536
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a nice cold lake

I went with some friends and we went to Redfish Lake. it was worth going to. The water was very... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
david m
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pocatello
Never disappoints!!

We always stop at the Red Fish Lake and the lodge, before and after our hikes. The outdoor snack... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
bluemouse4
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Boise, Idaho
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Resort lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“redfish” (13 reviews)
“boat rentals” (6 reviews)
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Redfish Lake Road, Stanley, ID 83278
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+1 208-774-3536
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Reviewed 21 February 2018

I went with some friends and we went to Redfish Lake. it was worth going to. The water was very nice, and I walked through most of it because i am really not a swimmer. As well, the water was very cold.

Thank david m
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We always stop at the Red Fish Lake and the lodge, before and after our hikes. The outdoor snack bar area is great and relatively inexpensive.. There are very nice restrooms and a small store to buy some camping essentials you might of forgot. It's...More

Thank bluemouse4
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We stopped at Redfish Lake in July while driving the Sawtooth Scenic Byway. We were hoping for some relaxing, restorative mountain scenery, but the atmosphere was chaotic. There were throngs of people and all of the parking spaces near the visitor center were full. There...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This a beautiful gem in the Idaho Sawtooths. The lodge on the lake had closed down, but a visit and walk in the area was crisp and colorful

Thank vintageyz
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Set at the to of the sawtooth ranch, this gem of a lake is a great place to relax and enjoy the scenery. The trip into the sawtooth is worth the time and effort. You might need to plan ahead for camping reservations depending on...More

Thank KAOSeattle
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

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
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 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
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Reviewed 6 September 2017 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 .
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

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
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

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
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withaz
28 June 2017|
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Response from William P | Reviewed this property |
Details of the dinner cruise are on the Redfish website.
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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
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