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Redfish Outlet Lake

Ketchum, ID
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amazing views, great camping

favorite lake in Idaho, rent a paddleboard or a canoe, swim, hike, take a shuttle across the lake... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Karin R
Ketchum, Idaho
Breathtaking views !

We took a beautiful drive from Ketchum through the Sawtooth Wilderness area to Redfish Lake. When... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2016
Cincinnati, Ohio
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“lodge” (15 reviews)
Ketchum, ID
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

favorite lake in Idaho, rent a paddleboard or a canoe, swim, hike, take a shuttle across the lake or just sit at the lodge and enjoy the views, great setting, gorgeous views, not to be missed!

Thank Karin R
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We took a beautiful drive from Ketchum through the Sawtooth Wilderness area to Redfish Lake. When we got to the Lake we went to the General Store where we got great advice on a nice hike with great views which we took. It was the...More

Thank SDBarber
Reviewed 1 October 2016

So worth the scenic drive to this location for the family to enjoy swimming and boating. What a gorgeous setting!! Water was quite cold even in July - but so worth it!

Thank KatStam
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Redfish is a great place to take the family for boating, hiking, beach time and relaxation. One of the most beautiful lakes in Idaho!

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The drive up to Redfish Lake is simply gorgeous and proved to be a highlight of my visit to Idaho. The scenery is absolutely breathtaking and the Lake itself is pristine and beautiful. I had lunch at the restaurant on the Lake and spent a...More

Thank amf660
Reviewed 12 September 2016

beautiful in Sept. Aspen leaves not golden yet but the scenery is spectacular. small but excellent portion of the lake shore dedicated for dogs off leash! even though I did not have a dog - the area was still wonderful for being amused by doggie...More

Thank ivoryspirit
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Most gorgeous scenery for photographs i have yet found in Idaho.. beautiful backdrops. Place can be busy in summer.. especially the beaches, but there are also some quite spots if you look hard enough.

Thank Kirsten H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Redfish lake was highly recommended by visitors at the Sun Valley Reaoert s well as restaurant owners. All stated - you haven't seen Idaho until you visit Redfish Lake. It was well worth the drive. Beautiful and serene.

Thank Trisha G
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The water was crystal clear! The views, magnificent! They even had a dog beach so that everyone can bring their loved ones! We paddle boarded, but this lake is a perfect place for all water sports

Thank Vickie C
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We loved the views. Kayaking and canoes on lake with camping near by. Great spot for weddings. The lodge offered a Sunday Brunch that is very nice. The views of the Sawtooth Mountains are awesome. Front porch of Lodge has comfortable chairs for just enjoying...More

Thank packing01
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Conner C
Do you rent out the boats?
7 February 2015|
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Response from terrywaldon | Reviewed this property |
Good question. When I was there last fall I did see several boats on the lake, but don't know if they were rentals or owned. You might want to check with the lodge. If anyone rents them, they would know..