Now that the school year is drawing to a close and the days are growing longer, it’s time to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and find your inner adventurer. Kayaking is the perfect way to spend a summer afternoon during your stay at The Ashley Inn. Afloat on the pristine Lake Cascade (one of Idaho’s many attractions) grants a 360-degree view for you to bask in the glow of the grandiose mountain landscape. 

Why Kayak in Idaho?

Idaho is a beautiful state, nestled in the middle of the Rocky Mountains and covered in a smattering of luscious lakes forests. Plus, the summers aren’t unbearably humid, nor are they insufferably bug-infested. Getaways in Idaho are perfect for the individual, couple, or family who loves to engage with nature. There are so many things to do in Cascade, Idaho, but kayaking along a tranquil body of water is one of the most serene experiences you’ll ever have.

River Gear

Located right in Cascade, ID, River Gear provides single and double recreational kayak rentals at daily rates. If you’re new to the kayaking experience, pick out a kayak of your choice from River Gear and head on down to Kelly’s Whitewater Park on the Payette River for free lessons. Soon you’ll be gliding your way around the crystal-clear waters of Cascade Lake, Idaho.

Go kayaking in Idaho.Cascade Raft & Kayak

South of our Cascade hotel off of Highway 55 sits another fantastic Idaho kayaking service—Cascade Raft & Kayak. If you’re new to the kayaking game, book a class, so that you and your family can navigate the Payette River like experts.

Backwoods Adventures 

Another great Idaho attraction is the opportunity to rent with Backwoods Adventures off the north fork of the Payette River. Choose between their two-hour, half-day, or 24-hour rental options for single, double, or kids-sized kayaks. Lessons are available for children, so they can safely venture the Payette River alongside you. Visitors at this remote location often see wildlife such as osprey, deer, eld, moose, and otters during their Payette River explorations, so keep your voice low. You never know who or what you’ll meet at this fantastic Idaho kayaking spot!

Stay at Ashley Inn When You Kayak in Idaho

Lodging in Cascade, Idaho, doesn’t have to be complicated. The Ashley Inn makes it easy for guests to disengage from their stressful lives and reap the rejuvenating effects of vacationing near the gorgeous Cascade Lake. For lodging that’s cozy and within close proximity to a plethora of Idaho attractions such as kayaking, The Ashley Inn is the place to stay. Give us a call today at 208-382-5621 to book a reservation or to learn more about the other exciting things to do in Cascade, Idaho.