Stanley Idaho (population 120, elevation 6260') is one of the most picturesque cities in the United States. It is northeast of the Sawtooth Mountains providing a spectacular view of the rugged peaks of this primative mountain range.
A fun place to visit in the summer, Stanley is known for some of the harshest winter weather in Idaho, with the winter freezes often dropping to 30 below--explaining the low population.
- Sawtooth Mountains (57 pictures) The town is north east of the Saw Tooth mountains.
- Salmon River (137 pictures) Stanley is on the upper Salmon River, which is a common white water destination.
- Challis, Idaho (17 pictures) Challis, Idaho is down river from Stanley. Stanley is at 6260'. Challis is 5283'. So there is a pretty good altitude drop.
- Scenic Route 75 (27 pictures) Stanley is on highway 75.