Near Stanley in the Sawtooth National Forest, the road to Redfish Lake is groomed cross country ski route in the winter and offers spectacular views of the lake and of the Sawtooth Mountains.
To reach the cross country skiing at Redfish Lake, head south out of Stanley on State Route 75 for roughly 4.8 miles. Redfish Lake Road is on the right.
Overall, Redfish Lake is the 39th most popular cross country ski area of all 41 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Redfish Lake including Galena Lodge, Sawtooth Valley Trails - Alturas Lake and Sawtooth Valley Trails - Park Creek.
Local Contacts: SNF (208) 774-3000; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820; Sawtooth Avalanche Info (208) 765-7323.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Moderate
Base Camp: Galena Lodge Yurts (208) 726-4010
Luxury Loding: Knob Hill Inn, Ketchum
Breakfast Restaurant: The Kneadery, Ketchum; Perry's 208-726-7703
Reference Source: click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/sawtooth/
Date Published: 1/5/2016
Date Updated: 7/13/2016
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