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Sawtooth National Recreation Area

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Established in 1972, the SNRA is managed by the US Forest Service. Over 300 alpine lakes dot the area. Sawtooth, Boulder, and White Cloud mountains are the headwaters of five major rivers including the Salmon and Big Wood.

Good roads and short loop excursions make this route increasingly popular. The SNRA headquarters are eight miles north of Ketchum on Hwy 75. Summer hours are daily 8:00 to 5:00. In winter, they are 8:00 to 4:30.

Location: Star Route, Hwy 75, Ketchum Idaho 83340 Telephone 208-726-7672 Fax 208-726-8294

Other Science nearby:
(Ketchum) Sawtooth National Recreation Area
(Sun Valley) Sawtooth Science Institute

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