Loop Trail? No
Type: Interpretive Trail
Agency: USDA Forest Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No Allowed Uses:
Dogs - On leash
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
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Location: At the Redfish Lake visitor center on SR 75 N of Ketchum.
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The Fishhook Creek Nature Trail is a boardwalk and native surface trail that leads from the Redfish Lake Visitor Center through and over Fishhook Creek. Interpretive signs along the route describe the story of the wetland and gives opportunities to see beaver activity and salmon spawning. Kokanee salmon spawn in the creek and Redfish Lake each fall. If and when endangered Sockeye salmon and reestablished in Redfisk Lake, they would also be visible during spawning. There are beautiful views of the Sawtooth peaks from the trail.
Width: 60 inches.
Primary Surface: Boardwalk
Secondary Surface: Boardwalk
Maximum Grade: 5%
Elevation Low Point: 6,570
Elevation High Point: 6,570
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available
Year Designated: 1979
Supporting Webpages and DocumentsWebsite: USFS Trail Details
For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.
Sawtooth National Recreation Area
HC64 Box 8291
Ketchum , ID 83340 firstname.lastname@example.org
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