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OUTLET CAMPGROUND, ID

part ofSawtooth National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: OUTLET CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Outlet Campground is located next to beautiful Redfish Lake beneath the Sawtooth Mountain Range at an elevation of 6,500 feet.

Natural Features:

Summer wildflowers are plentiful, lodgepole pines provide partial shade and Fishhook Creek is nearby. Temperatures are cool, with an average summer high of 78 degrees and a low of 40 degrees.

Recreation:

Outlet Campground is in the heart of the beautiful Sawtooth National Recreation Area, where outdoor activities abound. Redfish Lake offers excellent boating, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow trout and Kokanee salmon.

Little Redfish Lake is just down the road, offering additional fishing and canoeing.

In the immediate area are trailheads for the Alpine Way, Fishhook Creek, Redfish Lake Creek and Bench Lakes Trails. The Idaho Centennial Trail also passes nearby.

Facilities:

The campground offers several family sites, many of which have views of the lake and rugged Mount Heyburn. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs throughout the site are paved.

Sandy Beach Boat Ramp is less than a mile away and a dump station is just over a mile away.

The Redfish Lake Visitor Center is within 1/4-mile, offering interpretive activities, evening programs and wildlife, geology and historical exhibits.

Nearby Attractions:

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area offers a myriad of excellent hiking and biking opportunities, and an estimated 750 miles of trails crisscross the valley and surrounding mountains.
Redfish Lake Lodge is nearby with a restaurant, general store, boat and kayak rentals, mooring services, lake tours and a lake shuttle.

Popular area events include an Arts and Crafts Fair in July, and Wagon Days, Salmon Festival, Quilt Fair, and Fireman's Ball in September.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake Access
  • Swimming
  • Trails
Know Before You Go
  • Electric hookups are not available
  • Idaho Off-road Vehicle Safety Message
  • Bring confirmation letter with you to verify your reservation
  • The camp fee includes one vehicle for a single site and two vehicles for a double site. A fee will be charged at the campground for extra vehicles over these limits
  • Click here for more info about the Sawtooth National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.14083, -114.91111
44°8'27"N, 114°54'40"W

Take State Highway 75, from Stanley, Idaho, 4 miles south. Go west on Forest Road 214 for a short distance, and turn right at Outlet Campground entry sign.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

OUTLET CAMPGROUND
SAWTOOTH NRA
STANLEY  ID 

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)774-2453
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