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Sawtooth National Recreation Area is a 730,000-acre national recreation area that is overseen as part of the Sawtooth National Forest, offering a wide variety of seasonal outdoor recreation activities for visitors. The recreation area was originally established in 1972 and is operated by the United States Forest Service, encompassing the national forest's Hemingway-Boulders, Sawtooth, and Cecil D. Andrus-White Clouds units. It is home to the headwaters of the Salmon River and several hundred smaller alpine glacier lakes, including the Redfish, Pettit, Stanley, Yellow Belly, and Sawtooth Lakes. Popular visitor activities include kayaking, fishing, hunting, mountain biking, and white water rafting. Overnight campground facilities are provided throughout the park, along with two ranger stations.
Idaho 75, Stanley, ID 83278, Phone: 208-737-3200