Redfish Cabin, Idaho - Camping & Campgrounds A stay at the historic Redfish Cabin is like having your own private Idaho! All Rights Reserved. Redfish Lake Lodge thrives on the North shore of the pristine, glacier-carved Redfish Lake. They’re typically open until 09/20. Redfish Lake Lodge partners with the USDA Forest Service and the Sawtooth National Forest. This is a great option to save a dime, especially during weekdays. The farthest down the road, on the east side of Redfish Lake is Sockeye Campground, nestled in Lodgepole pine and perched right on the shoreline. I am coming to the area for 1 week in early August and am getting ready to fight for a camping reservation on recreation.gov (I would prefer to book in advance as I'm coming from overseas and don't want to take my chances on first come first serve spots). Professional Photographs by Unique Angles Photography. One of the greatest features of this campsite is access to one of Idaho's most popular hiking trails to the Upper and Lower Palisades Lakes. We had good shade and sun for solar. The campground consists of 4 sites and is first-come, first-serve. Mailing Address: Depending when you arrive could make a big difference for the first come sites. ... Fall is the perfect time to experience Little Redfish Lake in all of it's glory since the summer crowds are gone. Near Sunny Gulch, but slightly further South on Highway 75 (closer to Redfish Lake Road) you can find an area referred to as “Redfish Overflow.” This area is totally primitive, with no established spots and facilities, but plenty of sites to choose from. Some of the best swimming can be enjoyed on the shallow north shore, so this spot is very popular with families, sailors, and daytime visitors. With only 7 sites filled on a first come, first served basis, this quiet and quaint campground fills up quickly in the summer months but can be enjoyed by those seeking a little more peace and quiet. Mailing Address: With only 23 first-come, first-served sites, it can often be hard to secure a site on summer weekends. It is located at the very southern end of Redfish lake by the Redfish Inlet trailhead. Campsites: Mt. City of Rocks National Reserve. Redfish Lake has a great 17-mi (27-km) walking trail around it. Now that you know the basics, let’s get started: The largest campground near Redfish Lake is Glacier View, with 65 sites scattered throughout 3 loops. Situated on the east side of Redfish Lake between Outlet and Sockeye campgrounds you'll find Mount Heyburn Campground. One of the favorite area activities is camping – an experience that seems to flow through the collective culture of Western Families. We arrived on a Tuesday and got the last single space right after someone vacated it. Heyburn State Park, designated in 1908, is … We’ll look forward to seeing you on your next visit to the Lake. We thought this would be a great opportunity to highlight many of the awesome campgrounds located near Redfish Lake. Firewood is available for a fee. This is one of the first come first serve campgrounds on the lake. Stanley, ID 83278. Tent, trailer, and RV spots are available at the Forest Service campgrounds adjacent to the Lodge. Guests staying at the Redfish Lake Lodge have an easy route up to Sunbeam Hot Springs. The road up was a little rough but doable in our 21’ TT. This site has trash removal and toilets but no potable water. The other two reservable campgrounds at Redfish Lake are Point Campground and Outlet Campground. With it’s quiet environment, situated further from the water, this campground sees slightly less traffic than its neighbors; however, the large sites and general seclusion keep it busy throughout most of the summer. Across Highway 75 and just North of Redfish Lake Road is large and semi-primitive Sunny Gulch Campground. There are 20 first-come, first-served sites nestled in the lodgepole forest. Available only in the fall and winter, this is a special time of year where few visitors come to enjoy the beauty and solitude of the lake and surrounding mountain peaks. All campsites are first-come, first-serve and are set among a mature lodgepole pine forest. The lake can be reached by a paved road off State Highway 75. Open until 09/20. You may have visited lodges like this back in your childhood. It’s important to recognize the work involved in providing services such as water, garbage, restroom, and firewood, so please treat these folks with respect and positivity – and remember that quiet hours run from 10pm-6am and dogs must be leashed at all times. This relatively small campground actually has large spots that are also assigned in a first-come, first-served format. The first loop, containing sites 1-26, cuts along Redfish Lake Creek and offers unique and somewhat secluded spots. Name: Mountain View Campground Mountain View Campground is on the eastern shore of Little Redfish Lake with a great view of the Sawtooth Mountains. The short – but pleasant – Orion trail winds through the campground and provides an easy, but scenic walk offering amazing views of the mountains and the crystal blue waters of Redfish Lake. Redfish Lake Inlet is accessible either through water access: shuttle boat, kayak, canoe or hiking in. This campground is right along Redfish Lake – within view and a short walk from the Lodge. Marketing & Website Design by Q4Launch. The lake is 4.5 miles long, and it usually indulges paddlers with glassy, flat water on clear days. All Rights Reserved. This location is popular with fishermen during the fishing seasons and it is typically accessible earlier and later in the year for recreation. The smallest campground in the area sits right on the shores of Little Redfish Lake and enjoys pristine views of the Sawtooths, including the tallest in the Range, Thompson Peak (10,751 ft). If you would like a site here it is best to try and get there early in the week so you can snag one before the weekend crowd… In general, reservations can be made for eligible campgrounds (Glacier View, Point and Outlet) at the Recreation.gov website. Redfish Lake Lodge partners with the USDA Forest Service and the Sawtooth National Forest. The farthest down the road, on the east side of Redfish Lake is Sockeye Campground, nestled in Lodgepole pine and perched right on the shoreline. The pricing for single sites is $16-18, while double-sites are $32-36. It is a first come first serve facility. © Redfish Lake Lodge 2020. The campground is first-come, first-serve and amenities include drinking water and flush toilets. Glacier View Campground is composed of 64 campsites including 9 double-sites on the north shore of Redfish Lake. Heyburn Campground has 20 tent / RV camping sites. Sunny Gulch Campground is on the Salmon River. There are two on Little Redfish Lake, Chinook Bay Campground and Mountain View Campground. Marketing & Website Design by Q4Launch. Address: Redfish Lake Road, Stanley, ID 83278 The Visitor Center offers area information and interpretive programs. Area Status: Open. With 45 plus sites, this campground offers reservations, but sees the least amount of traffic in the area, so many people just plan to walk-in here if other spots are taken. Redfish Lake campgrounds are NOT administered by Redfish Lake Lodge; the Forest Service is willing to help with any questions regarding camping within the Sawtooth National Forest. Redfish Inlet Campground. One option is the overflow campground for Red Fish Lake. It actually sits on the shores of Little Redfish Lake and enjoys incredible views of the Sawtooths, including 10,751-foot Thompson Peak, the tallest peak in the range. This is a beautiful campground located near Stanley, Idaho. This is the perfect spot to be if you’re looking to canoe or fish on Little Redfish, or attempting to capture some of the most amazing Sawtooth photographs available with little physical effort (it’s a fairly hidden gem). Research the areas before you reserve in order to specify where you want to camp with the Forest Service. Across the road from Redfish Lake and Sandy Beach Boat Ramp, the campground is a single loop in a stand of Lodgepole pine. Many boaters enjoy this location due to it’s proximity to the boat ramp and trailer parking areas. However, iIf you’re not interested in roughing it in the “Great Outdoors,” Redfish Lake Lodge has plenty of lodging options to suit your need as well. Sockeye Campground is one of the newest addition to the Redfish Lake area. Sockeye campground has 23 single-family campsites on the shores of beautiful Redfish Lake in the Sawtooth National Forest. Each campground is maintained by a set of Campground Hosts, who are seasonal employees that have dedicated themselves to ensuring that you have a safe, peaceful, clean, and enjoyable experience, along with all the other individuals that use the area each day. We welcome countless campers each summer season and we have a large number of Campgrounds and Campsites that provide an excellent backdrop for any Sawtooth Mountain visit. Reservations are available until 09/08, so plan fast. I am hoping to ask for some advice from folks who have experience camping around Redfish lake/Stanley area.. Camp with Wildflowers on the Shore of Chatcolet Lake. The area is a perfect natural setting for all your family adventures, and our region is home to hundreds of facilities designed for your enjoyment. As you can tell, there are camping options for just about every type of family or personality – and we’re always excited to share the resort with visitors of all varieties. It’s so close that you can hear the Music on the Lawn performances at the Lodge each Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday night. Driving past Redfish Lake Lodge, you’ll find a favorite Redfish Lake play area and camping spot. But by Thursday everything was pretty much locked in. Several trailheads are in the surrounding area including Alpine Way and Redfish which lead into the Sawtooth Wilderness, and Boundary Creek … The second loop, including sites 27-43, sits atop a small hill overlooking the forested Redfish Lake Lodge campus and wide open views of the beautiful Sawtooth Range, towering over the lake beyond. Mountain View Campground. Point, Glacier View, and Outlet campgrounds require reservations. Although there were about 4 of the double spaces available and we saw a few more single spaces change over that day and more on Wednesday. While it’s a bit further away from the action, it offers a different variety of scenery and seclusion which is highly-valued by some travelers. To truly appreciate the awe and wonder of these peaks, a paddle trip across Redfish Lake is highly recommended. In the heart of the Sawtooth Mountain Range, you’ll find our luxury Stanley, Idaho cabin rentals. 11. As a result, this is one of the most popular campgrounds in the area. This campground is the newest and most popular first-come, first-served facility in the area. This loop is often popular with bike-riding youngsters. Overall, this is a very popular campground that has the best accommodations for large vehicles, trailers, and the groups that accompany them. Heyburn and Sockeye Campgrounds are first come, first serve. Sockeye Campground is popular for a few reasons. The 23 spots are well-spaced, in great proximity to a host of trails and small beaches, and usually fill up by early afternoon on most summer days. Mt. This was a great spot close to redfish lake. This area is part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and is known for the beauty of the Sawtooth Mountains. This tiny backcountry campground is located at the far end of Redfish Lodge. Check out our available rooms and reservations today. There is a trail heading south from the south end of the campground. 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