cascade hotelSpring is officially in the air here in Cascade, Idaho, but there’s still plenty of time to plan a well-deserved spring or summertime Idaho mountain biking adventure at nearby Jug Mountain Ranch. Mountain biking is easily one of the top five things to do in Cascade, Idaho, in the springtime thanks to our breathtaking natural beauty and well-kept mountain trails. And luckily for visiting cyclists, The Ashley Inn provides guests with charming, comfortable suites only 24 miles south of Jug Mountain Ranch. There’s no better way to cap off a full day of exhilarating Idaho mountain biking than with a soothing Jacuzzi bath, homemade cookies, and fireside stories at our elegant Cascade hotel.

Jug Mountain Ranch

The area’s best bike park is conveniently located in nearby McCall, Idaho: Jug Mountain Ranch. Jughandle Mountain is also known for its world-class Nordic skiing, on-site golf course, and the Clubhouse Restaurant, but the bike park is the main attraction from May through October. With 13 trails to choose from, you can spend a whole day on Jughandle Mountain. Whether you’re an expert or a beginner, you’ll discover a handful of trails that perfectly fit your skill level. What sets Jug Mountain Ranch apart from all the other nearby bike parks is that it’s free of charge! An inexpensive shuttle service is provided for those who wish to save their energy for the ride down the mountain. A large variety of bike rentals are available upon arrival for those traveling from long distances. Heather and Joe also provide novices with lessons and clinics during the peak Idaho mountain biking season.

Best Trails on Jughandle Mountain

Here’s a short list of our favorite bike trails at Jug Mountain Ranch. Click the links for detailed information about each trail.

A Charming Cascade Hotel

cascade hotelThe Ashley Inn, the top-rated Cascade hotel, is minutes away from the area’s top attractions, including Lake Cascade, Gold Fork Hot Springs, and Jug Mountain Ranch. Not only do we have the most luxurious suites in town, but you can also explore the Payette River in our complimentary kayaks, SUPs, and canoes. Kelly’s Whitewater Park is also free to our guests. Hop aboard a sturdy tube or kayak and float down the Payette River through this exciting whitewater park! After dinner at Remington’s or Reos Pizza, return to our charming Cascade hotel for a glass of wine on the back gazebo, a soothing Jacuzzi bath, and stories around a warm fireplace. To book a well-deserved Idaho mountain biking getaway to our top-rated Cascade hotel, please call us today at 1-208-382-5621, or visit us online at