Winter Fun in Cascade

The local climate provides a definite winter season offering many days of nearly perfect weather for any winter activity you might choose. The Cascade Lake Recreation Area and is an ideal location to serve as a base from which to take full advantage of your favorite winter recreation. From snowmobiling and cross-country skiing, to ice fishing and family sledding, your next winter adventure awaits in Cascade, Idaho.

There’s no reason to have cabin fever in the Lake Cascade Recreation Area during the winter. There are endless recreational opportunities in the area.


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

For a full list of winter activities see below.


Hot Springs

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

Great opportunities at Lake Cascade and surrounding reservoirs.  Please be sure to check the thickness and safety of the ice before venturing out.

Information on ice safety guidelines, equipment needs and places to go can be found here on the Idaho Fish and Game website.


Snowboarding & Skiing

For downhill skiers and boarders, Tamarack Resort, offers 20 kilometers of machine-groomed trails.
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Sledding & Snow Tubing

One of the favorite sledding and snow tubing spots is at the golf course on Cascade Lake. Click for more info…



Snowmobiling is a popular sport and riders of all abilities will find what suits them. Snowmobiling diversity is the trademark within the Lake Cascade Recreation Area. All riding desires can be found in close proximity to Cascade including: a groomed trail network of 300 plus miles; boondocking acres everywhere; highmark slopes scattered across terrain in all directions; and challenging backcountry terrain featuring the steep-n-deep. Click for more info…