Sawtooth Association

Lily Pond and the Waterfall

Know before you go!

ACCESS: The Redfish Trailhead is very popular and serves many trails. Do not park in no parking zones. Please do not park off the side of the road in the sagebrush or other vegetation, it destroys the delicate alpine habitat.

STAY ON THE TRAIL

This is a popular area, staying on the trail will help keep it wild for other visitors.

PACK IT IN; PACK IT OUT

Most of our trailheads do not have trash facilities. Please be prepared to pack out all of your trash from the trail and trailhead.

GO BEFORE YOU GO

Bury human waste 6-8 inches deep. All toilet paper and wipes must be packed out. The nearest restroom is by Redfish Lake and Redfish Lodge. Across the lake, there is a restroom at Inlet Trailhead.

WILDERNESS

This trail enters wilderness. You need a free wilderness permit which can be picked up at the Inlet trailhead. Make sure you are aware of all the wilderness regulations.

Stats

Trailhead: Inlet Trailhead

Round trip: 1.4 miles

Elevation gain: 250 ft

Description

Take the boat shuttle across Redfish Lake to Inlet Trailhead. Head up the trail and cross Redfish Creek on the new foot bridge. Continue to Lily Pond, known for its lily pads. Beyond Lily Pond is the Waterfall. This is a popular short hike. 

lily pond still with the mountains reflecting
Waterfall by lily pond