Summer

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 the
summer in Cascade!

summer unplugged

Looking for day trip ideas, select your activity of choice.

List of Spring Activites

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Biking

Sunset Magazine identified Southwest Idaho as having some of the West’s best and least crowded biking trails.

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Boating & Sailing

The majority of local water sports take place on Lake Cascade. Boating, water-skiing and jet-skiing are very popular.

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fishing

Fishing

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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Cascade Golf Course

Golfing

Golfers have some excellent choices in the area.

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hiking

Hiking

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 near Cascade, Idaho

Hot Springs

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

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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.

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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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