The Cascade Ranger District is the northern most District on the Boise National Forest. Encompassing over 400,000 acres, the District offers a diverse resource management program including: Recreation, Wildlife, Fisheries, Timber, Range and Watershed.
The small town of Cascade is nestled in the mountains of central Idaho approximately 75 miles north of Boise on Highway 55. It is located in Long Valley between the North Fork of the Payette River (known for its world-class kayaking) and Cascade Lake (one of the top fisheries in Idaho). The Cascade Ranger District offers year-round outdoor sports and recreation opportunities for everyone.
SPRING AND SUMMER HIGHLIGHTS might include fishing along Cascade Lake or swimming at Warm Lake, riding motorcycles or ATVs, hiking on one of the many trails or maybe camping at the beautiful Shore Line Campground.
Make your reservations at: www.recreation.gov!
WINTER RECREATION HIGHLIGHTS - Check out the updated Idaho Parks and Recreation website!
Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation Activities: Snowmobiling Nordic skiing Rent a Yurt!
For more information on passport renewal, registrations, regulations and permits for winter recreation visit the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
Winter Snowmobile Maps:
Cascade RD East-Side Snowmobile Map.
Cascade RD West-Side Snowmobile Map.
Specific Areas for Snowmobiling in Southern Idaho
Cascade Ranger District
Cascade, ID 83611
Office hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday through Friday
District Ranger: Mary Faurot