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Pettit & Redfish Lakes, Idaho
On your way through the Sawtooth Valley, there are several small lakes just a few miles off the main road, Idaho Rte. 75 — Alturas Lake, Pettit Lake, and Yellow Belly Lake — all of which lie at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountain Range. (There’s also Redfish Lake, a much larger body of water, a few miles down the road. We’ll visit that one on the next page.) Each of these lakes is peaceful and beautiful, and you should take a few minutes to detour over to at least one of them. I chose Pettit Lake, the middle of …