Summer in Cascade
Sweet summer sounds and smells abound in Cascade. Listen to the birds chatter, the river rapids rush over rocks, the crickets chirp a soothing evening song, and the pleasant sound of kids giggling and having fun as they splash in the lake. Smell the fresh mountain air, the wildflowers in bloom, gourmet food, and freshly baked cookies. There are so many things to enjoy in Cascade during the summer!
summer in Cascade!
Sunset Magazine identified Southwest Idaho as having some of the West’s best and least crowded biking trails.
Boating & Sailing
The majority of local water sports take place on Lake Cascade. Boating, water-skiing and jet-skiing are very popular.
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.
The Frank Church Wilderness Area, just east of Cascade, is the largest roadless wilderness area in the lower 48 states.
Mountaineering & Climbing
The majestic mountains throughout the Lake Cascade Recreation Area offer abundant opportunities for mountaineering – rock and ice climbing, from gentle bouldering to some of the longest continuous granite wall climbs in Idaho.
A favorite “sport” for locals and visitors alike is “morel mushroom hunting.”
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.
Backcountry flights provide an unforgettable adventure that will take you into remote areas of scenic wilderness.