Boating is big time in Southwest Idaho. With dozens of lakes and reservoirs — many with rentals available — there are few better ways to enjoy Idaho’s scenic nature than by floating in the middle of it. Rentals are available in most areas.

  • 5 Places to Go Boating in SW Idaho

    5 Places to Go Boating in SW Idaho

    Our guide will give you the details on our favorite Southwest Idaho lakes and reservoirs in the region, from safety tips to docking details and more.

  • Fun In The Sun Guide

    Fun In The Sun Guide

    Summer in Idaho is all about getting outside. The fun starts the minute you step out your door. 

  • Small Town Travels

    Small Town Travels

    Southwest Idaho’s full of hidden gems. Don’t miss out on these small towns. They’ve got big celebrations — and big fun.


Where there’s water, there’s a way! Summer is the best time to enjoy a boat trip in the nice weather and warmer water, though any time can be fun with the proper preparation. Higher elevation lakes usually get active in June.

Accommodations, Activities & More

SISCRA Willow Creek Campground

SISCRA Willow Creek Campground

Our campground features 190 campsites with picnic tables for RVs and tents, most with electric hookups and campfire pits.

North Shore Lodge & Resort

North Shore Lodge & Resort

North Shore Lodge is located on the shores of beautiful Warm Lake where nature awaits to guide you to your next adventure — just 26 miles east of Cascade, near Trail Creek hot springs and just a quick detour on the way to McCall.

Idaho River Sports

Idaho River Sports

From our beginnings in 1987, We have been committed to helping people have the best possible on-water experience available anywhere.