The Most Remote Lake In Idaho Is Also The Most Peaceful
How thankful we are for our lakes in Idaho, of which there are hundreds. While some of these lakes are quite popular and attract thousands of individuals, others are the perfect destination when you are searching for some peace and quiet. Yellow Belly Lake, located along the edge of the Sawtooth Wilderness Area and north of Pettit Lake in central Idaho, is a remote lake where you can get truly get away.
For more information about fishing, visit Yellow Belly Lake’s web page. Have you ever been to Yellow Belly Lake, one of the best lakes in Idaho? We’d love to hear all about your experience on the trail and at this stunning lake in the comments!
Did you know that the Sawtooth Mountains are some of the most photographed mountains in America? If you have never explored these mountains and many of their hidden gems, add a visit to your Idaho bucket list today.
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Remote Parks In Idaho
What are the most remote parks in Idaho?
Take this unforgettable road trip to five of the least-visited state parks in Idaho. This unforgettable journey is approximately 375 miles, so plan for about 7 hours of drive time.
- Bruneau Dunes State Park (27608 Bruneau Sand Dunes Road, Bruneau, Idaho) This astounding 4,800-acre state park offers year-round activities, such as hiking, sandboarding, and camping.
- Three Island Crossing State Park (1083 S. Three Island Park Drive, Glenns Ferry, Idaho) Located in the Owyhee Canyonlands, the views here are reason enough to visit, but history lovers pay attention: As the site of one of the most dangerous river crossings along the Oregon Trail, it is also home of the Oregon Trail History and Education Center.
- Lake Walcott State Park (959 Minidoka Dam Road, Rupert, Idaho) In addition to fishing and boating, you'll find a 21-hole disc course on these beautiful 60 acres.
- Massacre Rocks State Park (3592 W. Park St., American Falls, Idaho) Located near American Falls in southern Idaho, this park offers gorgeous images of the Snake River. It is also full of rich geological and pioneer history.
- Land of Yankee Fork State Park (24424 State Hwy 75, Challis, Idaho) And for some interesting frontier mining history, this lovely park is home to such interesting historical sites as the Challis Bison Kill site, the ghost towns of Custer, Bayhorse and Bonanza, and the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge.
For more information about these cool places, visit the Idaho State Parks and Recreation website.
What is the most remote spot in Idaho?
Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness contains 2.4 million acres of astounding Central-Idaho mountain ranges, treescapes, canyons, and the acclaimed whitewater Salmon River. It is also here where you'll find the most remote point in the state - over 17 miles from the nearest road, where if you go, the payoff is immense.