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Redfish Lake

Address: Stanley, ID
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Ranked #4 of 13 things to do in Stanley
Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Resort lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
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Type: Bodies of water, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Resort lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area.
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Eagle, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My family loved the variety of activities to do. From fishing to visiting the local attractions, Redfish Lake is a great place for a family vacation!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I love this place! I had been once before in the 90's and remembered it fondly. We stayed this time in July 2014 and stayed in Lake Suite #21 which was very nice. The staff was helpful and very friendly. My only complaint was the lack of cell service. Verizon customers had spotty service everyone else, none at all. I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

One end you have all the services you need and at the other end, just minutes away by boat, is the gateway to wilderness.

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Seekonk, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

The drive up there is worth the trip want to go back and do some whitewater rafting there are some serious drops make time for it if you are into it..

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Boise, Idaho
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The water is clear and light green like the Caribbean and you can see the Sawtooth Mountains in the background. This is one of my favorite camping spots in all of Idaho. Be sure to book a spot at Point Campground. It has the best views and access to the lake. Be advised that the lake is very cold late... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I almost don't want to review this to keep it to myself. This lake is beautiful, serene, and refreshing. The water is crystal clear and nestled right in between the Sawtooth mountains. I am definitely coming back here!

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Tacoma
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed in the Lake Cabin Suite #19 and liked the spaciousness of it, including a roomy front porch. However, the stale smell of urine in the unheated bathroom was so strong that it was nauseating. We also spent one night in Rustic cabin #4. I wasn't sure I was going to like it, but by morning... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I had been here about 9 years ago with my son, and loved it for its little beach, great view, and boat rentals. This time, my husband and I went late summer, and it was just the same...if not even more well cared for. Very relaxing. I could sit in the chairs by the lodge and read for hours.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

This is a beautiful area with a lot of history. There is music on the lawn at night with families of all ages dancing. The food at the restaurant is very good and there is a long porch outside with lots of rocking chairs-a great place to sit after dinner, have a drink, observe everyone and meet new friends! We... More 

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Northwich, Cheshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The scenery and walks around the lake are brilliant, however we were here first weekend in July and it was so busy and noisy it spoiled the experience. Can't really complain because if I could holiday and spend most weekends here I surely would, however as a tourist who enjoys taking in the scenery it was too busy. If it's... More 

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