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Redfish Lake

Stanley, ID
+1 208-774-3536
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Refish Lake in Fall

This a beautiful gem in the Idaho Sawtooths. The lodge on the lake had closed down, but a visit... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Nampa, Idaho
Slice of heaven

Set at the to of the sawtooth ranch, this gem of a lake is a great place to relax and enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Seattle, Washington
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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 12 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
Reviewed 5 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
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
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
Reviewed 7 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 .
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
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
Reviewed 28 August 2017

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 16 August 2017

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
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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
8 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