If you need proof that Idaho has plenty to offer you, all you have to do check it out for yourself. Here in Idaho, you are surrounded by the natural beauty of the state, and everywhere you go can be considered Idaho’s playground. No matter where you live in this state, you’ll find ample opportunities to head outside and enjoy nature hands on. Whether it’s the hot summer, or the cold and snowy winter, Idaho is the playground for outdoor recreation.
Of course, if you want to find the true playground of Idaho, you need look no further than Tamarack. This resort town is just one hundred miles north of Boise. It's nestled in the Bitterroot Mountains and provides you with some truly incredible adventures year round. In the summer, you’ll have plenty to keep you busy, beyond the breathtaking scenery. It’s been said that boredom doesn’t exist in Tamarack, and when you visit, you’ll find out why.
Heading out on the water is great way to keep cool during the summer heat. So why not make an adventure of it and go whitewater rafting? Tamarack is located near the Payette River, which provides an excellent whitewater rafting adventure for you and your friends and family. Whether you just want to make a day of it, or spend a weekend out in nature, the Payette River provides you with the opportunity for an adventure of a lifetime.
When you go on the day trip, you’ll have an expert guide, and a fun filled day. The trip takes around six hours, and it will just fly by. Transportation will be provided round trip, and you’ll also be able to enjoy lunch out in the Idaho wilderness. The best part about this whitewater rafting adventure is that you can take as few as four people, or up to thirty.
If you’ve ever wanted to know what it felt like to fly, or to experience the forest and views of Idaho as if you were a bird, you’ll love the zipline tours available in Tamarack. There are eight ziplines in total, covering a combined distance of almost 4,500 feet. The individual ziplines range from 250 feet to 800 feet long, and you’ll be flying through the air at up to 170 feet from the ground.
Along the zipline, you’ll hear the wind whistling past you and the zipline singing. You’ll be able to experience Idaho in a whole new way, as your glide over canyons, creeks, and forests. If you want adventure, and a healthy dose of adrenaline, the ziplines are calling your name. They run every day during the summer season.
When you tee off at the golf course in Tamarack, you’ll realize this isn’t just a game of golf. It’s a rich experience where you can enjoy an incredible game of golf on a beautiful course in the middle of Idaho’s natural wilderness. The Tamarack golf course features 18 holes with beautiful fairways, and enough water features to provide a challenge fit for any golfer. There’s an even a short 3-hole walking course for families with children, so everyone can enjoy the golf course.
Biking and Hiking
Head out into the wilderness on a bike, or strap on your hiking boots and hit the trail. There are miles upon miles of trails that provide a fun experience for any skill level. You’ll be able to explore the meadowlands or mountains here. There are even 12 miles of downhill trails for mountain biking. Ride a lift to the top of the trail, and ride down the impressive trail complete with rock drops and jumps. You’ll find plenty to do here if you just want to head out into the wilderness and wander around.
You moved to Idaho to enjoy the outdoors. Across the state, there are plenty of opportunities to keep you occupied and entertained for a lifetime. Tamarack offers an incredible variety of activities and opportunities to keep you active and entertained. You can enjoy swimming, hiking, golfing, whitewater rafting, and more.
After you spend some time in Tamarack, you’ll see why the say you can never be bored here. Forget about being bored with so much to do. Erase that word from your vocabulary, and come experience Idaho as it’s meant to be experienced. Visit Idaho’s playground in Tamarack, and enjoy the best of what Idaho has to offer.