The Best Camping in Stanley

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Top camping spots in and near Stanley

  • Lowman, Idaho

    Alpine Way to Stanley Lake Trail

    17.34 mi / 3491 ft gain
    Alpine Way to Stanley Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Backpack to Sawtooth Lake

    4.9
    10 mi
    Sawtooth Lake is "must-see" for Idaho hikers or any outdoor enthusiasts visiting the Sawtooth National Forest. The five mile trek to the lake is made worthwhile by breathtaking, photogenic alpine lakes and the crisp, clean Idaho air. It's up to you whether to day hike the trail or to camp at the ...
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Goat Lake and Goat Falls via Iron Creek Trail, Alpine Way Trail

    8.16 mi / 1624 ft gain
    Goat Lake and Goat Falls via Iron Creek Trail, Alpine Way Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Bench Lakes Trail

    8.01 mi / 1217 ft gain
    Bench Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Fishhook Creek Trail

    4.5 mi / 233 ft gain
    Fishhook Creek Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Stanley, Idaho

    Camp at Redfish Lake

    4.4
    There are plenty of camping spots all within walking distance of the lake or the outlet stream. There are also tons of hikes in the surrounding Sawtooth Mountain Range. The lake is known for its historic Sockeye Salmon runs. The lake is very close to Stanley Idaho and leads into the salmon river....
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  • Stanley, Idaho

    Backpack to Saddleback Lakes

    5.0
    6.8 mi / 2000 ft gain
    The adventure starts taking a boat shuttle over between the north and south ends of Redfish Lake. The cost is $7.50 per person each way and is payable at the marina. The boat ride is approximately 7 minutes each way.Once across the lake at its southern end (Redfish Inlet Transfer Camp), hike the ...
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  • Stanley, Idaho

    Paddle on Stanley Lake

    5.0
    Stanley Lake is an Idaho alpine lake located at the base of the magnificent Sawtooth Mountains in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The lake is about 7 miles from the historic town of Stanley, Idaho and just over an hour from popular Sun Valley, Idaho.Our photography and hiking adventure cap...
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  • Stanley, Idaho

    Observation Peak

    16.11 mi / 2690 ft gain
    Observation Peak is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Lily Pond and Redfish Lake Creek Falls

    1.69 mi / 413 ft gain
    Lily Pond and Redfish Lake Creek Falls is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Redfish Lake to Alpine Lake

    10.85 mi / 1893 ft gain
    Redfish Lake to Alpine Lake is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Redfish Lake to Pettit Lake

    32.01 mi / 6503 ft gain
    Redfish Lake to Pettit Lake is a point-to-point trail that takes you by a river located near Stanley, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Hike Redfish Lake to Alpine Lake

    5.0
    11.4 mi / 1800 ft gain
    Just south of the beautiful town of Stanley, Idaho lays one of coolest lakes in the region: Redfish Lake. Redfish is a banana shaped lake that boasts some of the most epic camping spots in all of Idaho. Using this area as home base, there's countless adventures within just a few miles. One of the...
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Backpack to Cramer Lakes

    4.5
    15 mi / 1900 ft gain
    Before beginning this hike, you'll want to take the ferry from the Redfish Lake Lodge to the other side of the lake, where the trailhead is. From there, you'll progress along the valley floor, following the Redfish Lake Inlet as towering Sawtooths rise up on both sides. During the first few miles...
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Grand Sawtooths Loop

    74.96 mi / 15925 ft gain
    Grand Sawtooths Loop is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Lowman, Idaho.
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Baron Pass to Upper Baron Lake

    21.76 mi / 3684 ft gain
    Baron Pass to Upper Baron Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Lowman, Idaho.
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