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Amanita Campground is located on the west shore of scenic Lake Cascade in west-central Idaho. It provides a variety of recreation activities, including boating, fishing, swimming, hiking and ATV trails, as well as single-family camp sites with picnic tables, campfire rings, grills and lake views. The campground features vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection, as well as abundant wildlife and wildflowers.


Note: Amanita Campground will be closed for the 2022 season due to pervasive root rot that creates hazard trees. The Forest Service will be conducting selective thinning to remove hazard trees.

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.


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 ATV trails are in the area as well.


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.

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.
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