Visit the Sawtooth Mountains

When Is the Best Time to Visit the Sawtooth Mountains?

Anyone that has fallen in love with Central Idaho will say that there is no bad time to visit. The stunning landscape is awe-inspiring at any time of the year. However, the best time to visit the Sawtooth Mountains really depends on what you would like to do here. From snowy winters to sunny summers, there is something here for everyone. Make sure you get a copy of our complimentary Vacation Guide to discover all there is to see and do in Central Idaho!

Weather Throughout the Year

The most important thing to consider when deciding the best time to visit the Sawtooth Mountains is that the weather varies drastically. Just because daytime temperatures are in the eighties does not mean that they won’t drop to a brisk 48°F at night. The difference between summer and winter varies even more; summer days can be in the eighties while winter can be expected to be below freezing. No matter when you decide to visit, it is always important to keep an eye on the weather and pack layers for the changes in temperature.

We Know the Best Time to Visit the Sawtooth Mountains

Silver Cloud ExpeditionsSummer


If you want to stay at Redfish Lake Lodge, summer is the time for you! Our lodge is open during the summer months for optimal warm weather. If you’re looking for warm temperatures, consider visiting sometime between June and September. You’ll get to enjoy temperatures in the seventies and eighties during the day. If you would like the warmest time possible, visit during July. You’ll be treated to 80+°F!

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