Lake Cascade State Park

Quick Facts

Lake Cascade State Park

Idaho

(208) 382-6544

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Things To Do

Overview

Lake Cascade State Park provides diverse and exciting recreational opportunities throughout all four seasons.

Popular for all types of boating, prevailing winds on the water make it especially well suited for sailing and windsurfing.

Rainbow trout, Coho salmon, small mouth bass and perch can be caught from the shore or by boat in the summer or through the ice in the winter.

Hiking, bird watching, photography, mountain biking, all types of boating, ice fishing, snowmobiling, cross country skiing, and just plain relaxing are all easily accessible from Lake Cascade State Park.

Lake Cascade offers two group camping opportunities, including Snowbank group camp and Osprey Point group yurts, 250 individual campsites in 8 developed campgrounds (with power, sewer, and water at Poison Creek and Ridgeview)two dispersed camping areas with primitive camping, several day use areas, and 6 boat launch ramps.

The various campgrounds and facilities of the park are dispersed around Lake Cascade's forty-one square miles of surface water and 86 miles of shoreline.

Map of Lake Cascade (ID)

Latitude, Longitude: 44.521875, -116.047527

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Activities

  • Boating

    Popular for all types of boating, prevailing winds on the water make it especially well suited for sailing and windsurfing.

  • Bicycling

    Great opportunities for mountain biking.

  • Camping

    Lake Cascade offers two group camping opportunities, including Snowbank group camp and Osprey Point group yurts, 250 individual campsites in 8 developed campgrounds (with power, sewer, and water at Poison Creek and Ridgeview)two dispersed camping areas with primitive camping, several day use areas, and 6 boat launch ramps.

  • Climbing

    Diverse opportunities include nearby climbing.

  • Fishing

    Rainbow trout, Coho salmon, small mouth bass and perch can be caught from the shore or by boat in the summer or through the ice in the winter.

  • Golfing

    9 Hole Golf Course

  • Hiking

    Numerous trails in the Cascade area offer views of Round Valley and Long Valley, from forests and meadows. Popular trails include East Mountain Loop, Telephone Ridge and Riordan Loop. Contact the Cascade Ranger District for maps and information.

  • Picnicking

    Great areas to picnic around the lake, including some with horseshoe rings.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming, fishing and boating.

  • Winter Sports

    Cross country skiing and ice fishing.

Directions

Driving

Lake Cascade State Park's campgrounds are signed for access from Hwy. 55 both north and south between the cities of Cascade and Donnelly, Idaho. Access to park campgrounds on the west side of the lake is best through the town of Donnelly, approximately 16 miles to the north of the city of Cascade.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(208) 382-6544

Campground reservations

(888) 922-6743

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