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AMANITA, ID

part ofBoise National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: AMANITA
Status: Closed through Thu May 21 2015   Season Dates
 

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.

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.

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.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Birding
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Kayaking
  • Lake Access
  • Recycling
  • Sailing
  • Swimming
  • Tables
  • Tent Pads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Skiing
  • Waterfront Sites
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Windsurfing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • Host
Know Before You Go
  • Idaho OHV Safety Message
  • Bears frequent the area; please keep a clean camp and be bear aware
  • First-come, first-served sites may also be available
  • Click here for more information on the Boise National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
44.70194, -116.13139
44°42'7"N, 116°7'53"W

From Boise, Idaho, take Highway 55 north for 95 miles to Donnelly. 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 campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

AMANITA
P.O. BOX 696
CASCADE  ID  83611

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)382-7400
- Cascade Ranger District

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