Amanita Campground - reserve

  

Amanita Campground

Overview

Amanita Campground is located next to scenic Lake Cascade in west-central Idaho. It is near the town of Donnelly, at an elevation of 4,850 feet. Boating, fishing, swimming and hiking are popular activities in this scenic region.  There are 10 sites.

 

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the west shore of the lake, among a mixed-growth conifer forest that towers over the campground. Summer wildflowers are abundant in the area.  A wide variety of wildlife makes its home around the lake. Waterfowl and songbirds can also be seen in the area, as well as pelicans and bald eagles.

 

Recreation:

Lake Cascade offers excellent opportunities for boating, water skiing, canoeing, windsurfing and sailing. Anglers enjoy casting for rainbow trout, coho salmon, smallmouth bass and perch. A boat ramp is located at the neighboring Rainbow Point Campground. Many hiking and biking trails are in the area as well.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: May – September
Reservations: Make your reservations HERE  at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees This is a fee campground. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance. Please bring cash or check. $15.00 per night.  6 reservable sites. 4 sites first come, first serve. Extra vehicle fees may apply.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Campground closes in September
Closest Towns: Donnelly, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water, Trash collection
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Facilities:  This small campground contains single-family campsites, with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills. Some sites have lake views and shoreline access. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided, but there is no electricity at the campground. Roads and parking spurs within the facility are gravel. A campground host can be located at Rainbow Point Campground.

General Information

Directions:

From Boise, Idaho, travel State Highway 55 north for 95 miles to Donnelly, Idaho. 

Turn west on West Roseberry Road and travel 1.5 miles to Norwood Road.

Turn south and continue one mile to Tamarack Falls Road. 

From there, turn west and go just over a mile to West Mountain Road. Turn south and go a mile to the Amanita Campground.


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Activities


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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.70210

  Longitude : 
-116.13170

  Elevation : 
4800

 

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