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Sockeye Campground Sawtooth National Forest Idaho

Sockeye Overview

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Sockeye campground has 23 single-family campsites on the shores of beautiful Redfish Lake in the Sawtooth National Forest.  All campsites are first-come, first-serve and are set among a mature lodgepole pine forest. Six of the campsites are double-sites.

Campground amenities include drinking water and vault toilets. There’s also a visitor center nearby and a boat launch at Sandy Beach. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. There are also equestrian stables, a dump station and boat rentals available at Redfish Lake Lodge.

Sockeye Area Recreation

Sockeye campground is located in the heart of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and has a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Redfish Lake has some great fishing for trout and wild cutthroat. You can also enjoy canoeing, kayaking, sailing, waterskiing, and swimming.  Other outdoor recreation includes hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, picnicking, horseback riding and hunting. Wildlife viewing is also great in the area.

Other campgrounds on Redfish Lake include Glacier View, Mt Heyburn, and Redfish Outlet. Chinook Bay and Mountain View campgrounds are located at nearby Little Redfish Lake.


First Come, First Served

  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boat Rental
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Visitor Center
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Playground
  • Sailing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Redfish Lake Road
Stanley, Idaho 83278
208 737-3200
Lat / Long:

44.13111, -114.91667

Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer



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Sockeye Bathroom
Sockeye Sign

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