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We drove from Ketchum up thru the Sawtooth Wilderness Area to Boise Idaho. It is about an hour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Zanzibary
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Grande Prairie ,Alberta ,Canada
Great scenery

Beautiful area. Nice hikes. We drove from Ketchum to Stanley. People love dogs in Ketchum! We... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
NorthernMainiac
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The 217,000 acres within the Sawtooth National Recreation Area include some 300 lakes, 40 wilderness trails and a forest of fir, spruce and pine.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove from Ketchum up thru the Sawtooth Wilderness Area to Boise Idaho. It is about an hour longer than going south from Ketchum to Boise. It was a very twisty winding road where at times you slow down to 20 km an hour. The...More

1  Thank Zanzibary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a very pleasant hike. It was beautiful and very quiet. Just you and nature. Getting to it is a little tricky from the dirt road off 75. It gets very rocky, slow, and tedious, so take it slow, but It is worth the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Beautiful area. Nice hikes. We drove from Ketchum to Stanley. People love dogs in Ketchum! We saw dogs on every trail.

Thank NorthernMainiac
Reviewed September 8, 2018

This should be on everyone's bucket list when traveling in the western part of America. Beautiful, wild country.

Thank Wayne A
Reviewed August 30, 2018

The hike to Yellow Belly Lake starts at a large parking lot that feeds several different hikes so it can be crowded. On the hike to the lake we saw no other person and only a few on the way back. The trail goes up...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We have loved all of Idaho. The scenic drives are so breathtaking. Several good travel industry brochures help you see all sights. There are hot springs along some roads. You just park and go hop in!

Thank richard c
Reviewed August 23, 2018

The Sawtooth are beautiful and there are plenty of wonderful hikes, great campsites, and terrific fishing.

Thank drbking
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Uncrowded. Uncommercialized. Expansive. Raw and rugged beauty. We felt like we had been transported back to the 50"s and were taking a scenic tour through wilderness still unspoiled... and did I mention the lack of people. So, shhhhhh... just go, don't tell anyone, enjoy the...More

6  Thank jane w
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Love the Iron Creek to Sawtooth Lake hike. Take a lunch & enjoy it overlooking the largest alpine lake around. The final climb is a bit challenging with some steep switchbacks but so worth it when you get there.

1  Thank LKGolfer
Reviewed July 4, 2018

When you have just few hours available and want to feel a little bit of wilderness in the area, think about an hike to Baker Lake, it is a quite simple hike and bring you in a great atmosphere. At least in July, along the...More

2  Thank Claudio_Ivrea
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Robbie P
June 4, 2018|
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Response from Erfurt | Reviewed this property |
well Robbie P... we stayed at Best Western, Kentwood Lodge, Ketchum, Idaho, and were very pleased, Sun Valley is just 5 minutes away from Ketchum...call Vickie at this Hotel, she knows the area well , she sent us to... More
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Sorry, I don't have knowledge to share about your questions, check with the Forest Ranger for that information.
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Response from Genjackson57 | Reviewed this property |
Sun Valley and Ketchum are adjacent to each other...where one ends the other begins. If you are staying in Sun Valley at the Sun Valley Lodge you will probably be going often to Ketchum Resturants at night. The hiking is... More
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