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Sawtooth Scenic Byway

Sawtooth Scenic Byway, ID
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Awesome drive

The drive up from Ketchum to Stanley is amazing. Did it on a late May sunny day and there was... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
Stuart F
via mobile
Outstanding daytrip from Sun Valley/Ketchum!

We visited the Sawtooth Scenic Byway in July 2016, driving from Sun Valley to Stanley and back... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2016
Lake Mary, Florida
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

The drive up from Ketchum to Stanley is amazing. Did it on a late May sunny day and there was still loads of snow on the road edges. Views at almost every turn and the Sawtooth mountains are SO aptly named. Combine it with the...More

Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We visited the Sawtooth Scenic Byway in July 2016, driving from Sun Valley to Stanley and back. This is a wonderful drive, with outstanding mountain views (with some snow on the peaks left even in July!), spectacular turquoise lake, great walks, and other attractions. This...More

Thank Steve618
Reviewed 23 February 2016

I did the drive last fall and had a great time. It is windy and there are plenty of interesting rock formations. The road was not busy with traffic by any means. We ended up driving into the night which was a bit of a...More

1  Thank Crystal L
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We enjoyed a nice drive on the Sawtooth Scenic Byway. We drove through the picturesque towns of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley. The area has scenic mountain vistas. It also has claim as the 100th National Forest scenic byway in the country.e route then rolls...More

Thank mini
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

We took this byway from Stanley to Boise via highway 21. Based on the map we thought there would be a little switch backing and then be relatively mild curves. Wow were we surprised! Most of our trip was at 25-35 mph with steep turns...More

2  Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 4 August 2015

If you start in Challis then ride to Stanley and then over to Lowman, wow what a ride. The views just keep on coming. There's plenty of places to stop, fish, or go for a walk. It's definitely worth the drive or ride. We did...More

Thank Capnnak
Reviewed 11 June 2014

It is a Beautiful drive. Picturesque and calming. Allow time to stop and take in the scenery not just drive through. This land is untouched and just the way God created it.

2  Thank CatharinaApple
Reviewed 16 May 2010

My husband and I drove on the Sawtooth Scenic Byway in August of 2009 to get to Stanley, Idaho for a few days of sightseeing. We drove from Shoshone to Stanley, ID stopping at many of the sites on the way. The drive is absolutely...More

7  Thank 012512Name
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