Changes Proposed for Redfish Lake Lodge

Posted by George Prentice on Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 6:05 AM

The U.S. Forest Service has hopes for significant changes to Redfish Lake Lodge, the popular Sawtooth Mountain resort built from 1927-1932 by Robert "Two Gun Bob" Limbert, father of Margaret Lawrence, the iconic Boise shopkeeper who recently passed away.

The Forest Service is taking public comment on a proposal that would add guest rooms to the main lodge and replace the lodge's convenience store. The plans call for a new store to be built from concrete logs and other modern materials such as metal roofing. The lodge, a historic landmark, is of traditional log construction.

Public comment on the proposal will be taken until Saturday, Sept. 10.

Comments can be sent to:
Dave Fuetsch
Sawtooth National Recreation Area
5 North Fork Canyon Road
Ketchum, ID 83340

The lodge and guest cabins currently average 90 percent occupancy year-round, with 100 percent occupancy from mid-June through Labor Day.

Redfish Lake Lodge
  • Redfish Lake Lodge


You can see the proposed changes here.

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