Tamarack, Idaho is a great place to visit all year around -- go skiing in the winter or hiking during summer, each season offers something new! Tamarack is located in the west central area of Idaho and is on the west shore of the Cascade Reservoir, meaning it boasts beautiful scenery.
There are plenty of places to explore around Tamarack, one of the most famous being the Tamarack Ski Resort, which was the first ever ski resort built in North America.
If you're visiting during winter, you can go skiing, snowboarding and exploring the snowy trails. During summer plenty of outdoor activities await visitors as well!
The most popular place to visit is the Tamarack resort, where visitors can enjoy skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, snowmobiling, snow shoeing, and much more on the picturesque slopes. The resort has ski-in ski-out access making it easy to get around and make use of all the amenities.
For outdoors fun in the summer, there are wonderful hiking and biking trails over at Lake Cascade, as well as swimming, fishing, hiking and golf too. Cascade Golf Course boasts a particularly amazing view and is the prime place to spend a few hours relaxing after a long day exploring. Elsewhere, Gold Fork Hot Springs is ideal to unwind and soak in the natural spring waters. Plan to visit when the hills are snowy and the springs feel even hotter.
For a completely unique experience, spend a day at Hap and Florence Points Sleigh Rides, where visitors can see mountain elk in the heart of Idaho. There's even the chance to go sleigh riding -- a magical experience for the whole family. For more adventures, the Tamarack Canopy Zipline Tour has breathtaking views of the forest and landscape from a bird's eye view.
Because the resort is the main attraction in Tamarack, it's best to stay as close as possible. Tamarack has a large selection of vacation rental properties, including multiple bedroom chalets, stunning log house villas, as well as Tamarack cottages. Most vacation rental properties offer full kitchen amenities, living room areas, and even large decks with hot tubs.
The best time to visit Tamarack depends on your preferences. For summer activities, visit during July and August when temperatures reach 75 degrees and conditions are perfect for exploring outdoors. For skiing and winter activities, December and January have the highest snowfall, as temperatures drop to 28 degrees.