As fall begins, one of the best things to do in Cascade Idaho is to go hiking. The leaves are just starting to turn, and the abundance of color enhances the beauty of nature. Luckily, some of the best hot springs and Idaho hiking trails are located nearby to The Ashley Inn, so you don’t have to go too far to experience the crisp fall air while keeping warm during your trip to Cascade Idaho. Check out these Idaho hiking trails and hot springs during your stay at The Ashley Inn.
Crown Point Trail
Located just seven minutes from The Ashley Inn is Crown Point Trail, located on Cascade Lake. This trail is about 2.5 miles long and is easy for hikers of all skills. Bring food for a picnic on the beach, right off the sandy path.
Gold Fork Hot Springs
Six rock pools range from 85 degrees to 110 degrees Fahrenheit at Gold Fork Hot Springs. Children can enjoy the sandy pool there, too. Don’t worry about walking around with your wet swimsuit under your clothes as you leave, as towels and changing rooms are available for your convenience.
Blue Lake Walking Trail
A longer drive from the Ashley Inn is the Blue Lake Walking Trail. The views of Long Valley decorate the 50-minute ride. Once you reach the trailhead, the trail itself is only a one-mile hike to Blue Lake. If you choose, go around the lake for three more miles for a little more exercise and additional views.
Trail Creek Hot Springs
For a more private hot spring, visit Trail Creek Hot Springs. The two pools are a short distance from the trailhead, so you can get in a short hike as well as a soak. They are both rock-walled but is a natural hot springs in Idaho, as it’s found in nature.
Cascade Idaho Lodging
There are so many things to do in Cascade Idaho, but visiting hot springs and going on hikes is a classic option. Idaho hiking trails and Idaho hot springs are abundant, so you can be picky about which spots you choose. Other outdoor things to do in Cascade Idaho can be found on our website while you plan your trip to The Ashley Inn. Call us at 208-382-5621 or connect with us online.