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Ski Resorts with a Thriving Summer Scene

  • By Casandra Karpiak
  • Jul 14, 2022
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Tamarack Resort is located in Tamarack, Idaho, about two hours north of Boise, Idaho. The easiest way for guests to get to Tamarack is to fly into Boise and drive a beautiful two hours to Tamarack Resort.

This summer brings the opening of two new intermediate mountain biking flow trails – Skypilot and Hot Shot – and a hiking loop trail to ascend the summit. In addition, Tamarack's first multi-use, multi-directional climbing trail also debuts this summer, allowing guests to hike, bike, or e-bike from the base to mid-mountain and connect to the loop trail through the iconic tamarack grove.


Tamarack Resort has updated its fleet of watercraft on Lake Cascade. Guests can rent pontoon boats, jet skis, and jet boats. There are also weekly watersports experiences for the kids.

Whether equipped with an axe, an oar, a rod, or a carabiner and harness, the adventurous now have more guided excursions to consider. Reservations are open for zipline tours on West Mountain, new guided fishing experiences on Lake Cascade, whitewater rafting on the Cabarton stretch of the Payette River, and ax throwing in The Village.

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Tamarack Resort is a genuine Idaho best-kept secret. Unfortunately, not many folks outside of Idaho know about this great four-season destination. Tamarack Resort is currently restoring Restoration the 18-hole championship golf course, Osprey Meadows. The driving range is expected to open to the public later this summer, with the grand opening of the course planned for summer 2023.

Whether you want to get away for a solo trip and enjoy a day at the spa or a family reunion and take on the roaring rapids while water-water rafting, Tamarack Resort is a must-try destination!