Spring in Cascade

Nature’s Bounty. Load up on the mountain grown huckleberries and mushrooms found in abundance throughout the Lake Cascade Recreation Area, or enjoy the beauty of spring wildflowers and emergent grasses that create a vibrant landscape.

With the Winter thaw comes some of the best whitewater and kayaking adventures in the world.

Experience spring
in Cascade!

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Spring Activities

South Fork of the Snake River near Swan Valley Idaho.


When you’re looking to fish, there are at least five large lakes or reservoirs, five rivers and countless small mountain lakes and streams to choose from in the Lake Cascade Recreation Area.

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The Frank Church Wilderness Area, just east of Cascade, is the largest roadless wilderness area in the lower 48 states.

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Hot Springs

Hot springs are dotted throughout the area, both developed and natural.

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Mushroom Hunting

A favorite “sport” for locals and visitors alike is “morel mushroom hunting.”

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Rafting & Kayaking

Rafting and kayaking on the rivers is a terrific summer sport. There are services available that will take you and your group out, or you can go out on your own if you prefer.

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Disc Golf

Enjoy this challenging course not far from Kelly’s White Water Park. Plenty of shade and variety!

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Backcountry Flights - Cascade, Idaho

Backcountry Flights

Backcountry flights provide an unforgettable adventure that will take you into remote areas of scenic wilderness.

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Dark Skies

Clear and crisp mountain nights and low light pollution make for optimal sky and star-gazing conditions.

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