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PARK UPDATE:

Preliminary work activities, including snow removal, for the ID-55 construction between Smiths Ferry and the Rainbow Bridge will start March 8. Drivers can expect daytime work with a 15-minute delay through March 12.

Spring construction will start on March 15. Expect full road closures Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information and to sign up for email updates and text alerts, visit itdprojects.org/id55smithsferry.

Park Reservations
By phone: 1-888-9-CAMPID or 1-888-922-6743

Big Sage Shelter

  • $75.00 per day / 75 people maximum
  • $100.00 Cleaning/Damage deposit
  • Size of Shelter:  20’ wide X 30’ long
  • One fire ring that is 5’ across
  • 12 tables: 5 feet long
  • Electricity available – 4 outlets
  • Water available
  • Large charcoal grill available upon request
big sage covered picnic shelter

Poison Creek Shelter

  • $75.00 per day / 75 people maximum
  • $100.00 Cleaning/Damage deposit 
  • Size of Shelter: 22’ wide X 36’ long   
  • One fire ring that is 5’ across 
  • 12 tables: 5 feet long  
  • Electricity available – 4 outlets
  • Water available
poison creek covered picnic shelter

Lake Cascade State Park Conference Room

panoramic of the conference room interior

Download the Conference Room Reservation Request sheet

  • Free to reserve
  • Dimensions: 15′ x 19′ and can fit up to 20 occupants
  • Complimentary Wifi
  • Amenities: outlets, 6′ retractable projector screen, 7 tables, wheelchair accessibility, coffee/tea setups, cold water, microwave, whiteboard, phone, and parking.

  • 6% Idaho state sales tax required on all fees.
  • Shelter reservation fee of $25.00 is Non-Refundable (does not apply to shelter fee).
  • Reservation fee, use fees and cleaning/damage deposit must be paid at the time of the reservation.
  • Cleaning Deposit refundable based on cleanliness of shelter and use area.
  • All motor vehicles entering the park must pay the $5.00 entrance fee or display a valid Idaho State Parks Passport.
  • Parking is limited.
  • If you wish to have acoustical music, approval must be obtained from park staff prior to your gathering.
  • Shelter hours are from 9:00am to 10:00pm.
  • Pets must be on a leashed at all times and owners are responsible for pet clean up.
  • Reserved area is limited to the immediate outdoor area surrounding the shelter reserved. Exclusive use of waterfront/beach is no included or permitted.
  • All decorations must have prior approval.
  • Tent stakes, spikes or ground anchors are not permitted.
  • The person making this reservation is responsible for informing all group members, caterers, rental companies and etc. of the above information.
  • Groups arriving at the park without a reservation may use the group shelters (provided they are not reserved by another group), subject to Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation rules. Hours and cleanup rules apply.

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Contact the Park

Address: 100 Kelly's Parkway (P.O. BOX 709)
Cascade, ID 83611
Phone: (208) 382-6544
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