Stanley Lake Inlet Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Stanley Lake Inlet Campground is composed of 14 campsites including 1 double-site on beautiful Stanley Lake and is situated in a lodgepole pine understory. All sites are first-come, first-serve. Swimming at the beach, sailing, motorboating, hiking and picnicking are other popular activities. Fishing for rainbow and lake trout is very popular. A trailhead is located just outside the campground for the Idaho Centennial Trail which goes through a lake-filled region of the Sawtooth Wilderness. There is a boat ramp near the campground and is a very popular destination during the spring and summer. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground is closed until spring.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $18 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle and $36 per day for the double-site including 2 vehicles. $9 per day for an additional vehicle. 
Restrictions: Please keep pets on a leash. 10 day maximum stay length for campsites. Motorized vehicles and bicycles are not allowed in any of the designated wilderness areas.  
Closest Towns: Stanley, Idaho. 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For general information please contact the Sawtooth NRA at (208)727-5000 or the Stanley Ranger Station at (208)774-3000.

General Information


From Stanley, go 5 miles northwest on ID 21 then 3.5 miles west on Forest Road #455.

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6500 ft.