Choosing a campground can be tough when you’re an Idahoan. An abundance of great campsites can be both a blessing and a curse, especially for the indecisive. If you ask people what their favorite campground is, it’ll probably differ for each person. There are some great ones to choose from, but Blue Lake near Cascade, Idaho might just be the most beautiful one!

The Blue Lake Trail is approximately 1.3 miles out and back. The trail also boasts moderately-challenging areas, so plan accordingly. You can learn more about this trail on the U.S. Forest Service website.

Have you ever hiked to Blue Lake near Cascade, Idaho? Did you stay overnight and camp in this incredible area? What is your favorite blue lake in Idaho? Do you have a campground you love? Let us know in the comments!

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Campgrounds In Idaho

What is the most beautiful campground in Idaho?

It is almost impossible to list the single most beautiful campground in Idaho. There are camping spots all over the Gem State that are going to mesmerize you. However, if you are searching for a campground that not only offers several amenities but is also beautiful, a few destinations include:

  • Stanley Lake Campground, Stanley Lake
  • Heyburn Campground at Redfish Lake
  • Sockeye Campground at Redfish Lake
  • Lionhead Campground, Priest Lake State Park
  • Big Springs Campground, Island Park
  • Sam Owen Campground, Lake Pend Oreille


What are some other lakes in Idaho I should visit?

While Blue Lake near Cascade, Idaho is certainly bucket list worthy, it isn’t the only lake in Idaho that is worthy of your attention. In fact, all over the state, you will find some breathtaking bodies of water that are perfect for a day outdoors or even a weekend escape. A few lakes in Idaho that you should plan a visit to include:

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