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Sawtooth Lake

“Camped here at 8,500 feet to see the amazing solar eclipse August 21, 2017. Added bonus: the stars were incredible at night, some of the clearest and darkest skies I’ve seen. The stars and Milky Way were breathtaking, and the lakes reflected the celestial views above. Strenuous hiking to get there, but plentiful water on…read more »

“Camped here at 8,500 feet to see the amazing solar eclipse August 21, 2017. Added bonus: the stars were incredible at night, some of the clearest and darkest skies I’ve seen. The stars and Milky Way were breathtaking, and the lakes reflected the celestial views above. Strenuous hiking to get there, but plentiful water on the Iron Creek trail, many scenic vistas, and wonderful camping spots abound. Bring a hammock, and warm clothes for cool nighttime temperatures! Highly recommended.”

Deborah Byrd

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