Cascade Lake

Cascade Lake on the shores of Tamarack Resort

Cascade Lake is located on the North Fork of the Payette River in Idaho in the Boise National Forest. It is the fourth largest lake or reservoir in the state. The lake contains perch, trout, Smallmouth bass, Kokanee, and Coho salmon for anglers and there is a winter ice fishing season.

sailingWhether you are cruising with family in pontoon boats or skimming along in a Hobie Cat, the view of the surrounding mountains is breathtaking. And, while you’re on the water, take a quiet pass by the shoreline where you may see osprey, bald eagles, sand hill cranes, white pelicans, or trumpeter swans.

Large selection of boat rentals: water-ski and wakeboard boat, pontoon boats, fishing boats, kayaks, Hobie Cats, and sailboats Guided and instructional services, including water-skiing, wakeboarding, sailing, kayaking, fishing, lake tours, and wine cruises Swimming, beach volleyball, horseshoes, and bocce ball Just want to lounge? Enjoy the sunning area and the group-meeting area or bring your own food and use the BBQs for a tasty, relaxed outing Tamarack’s Beachfront cabana, serving beer, wine, soda, sandwiches, ice cream, and other snacks

Pick up your license, rod, bait, and tackle and go fishing!


75 miles N of Boise, ID
293 miles S of Spokane, WA
418 miles NW of Salt Lake City, UT
Ramps, handling docks, life jacket loaner station
Camp, picnic, hike, mountain bike, cycle, swim, horseshoes, motorized and non-motorzed boats, sailing, windsurfing, fish, water sports
Shelters, camping, yurts
Ice fishing, Nordic skiing
Hike, bike, Nordic
Rainbow trout, Coho salmon, smallmouth bass, perch
Whitewater park, tourist train, whitewater rafting, golfing