Bull Moose Creek-Grand Mogul-Redfish Lake
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Bull Moose Fen
Redfish Ridge Junction
Which Way Don?
Grand Mogul Trail
Redfish Lake Inlet
Redfish Lake Inlet Boat Dock
Leaving Redfish Canyon
On a foggy June morning, Boise Botanist Michael
Mancuso, led us among rare plants in Bull Moose fen (peat bog) in the
Sawtooth Valley's Decker Flat.
The sun broke out as we hiked the Redfish
Ridge trail, to Redfish Lake's splendid Grand Mogul path.
We strolled amid
ferns, moss, white veined Pyrola, huckleberries, giant firs and over damp
boardwalks. Redfish Lake Creek was roaring as we crossed its bridge to
meet the shuttle boat to the lodge.
In 2003, Michael has agreed to return
so we can explore more of this unique area next to the Sawtooth
In the past, motorcycles riders have advocated developing a motorized
route on the lake's southeast side. We support keeping Grand Mogul a quiet
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