Name: Sugarloaf Campground
Sugarloaf Campground is located on the east shore of Cascade Lake and is a "loop" of Lake Cascade State Park. It is set on a gentle hill covered with a well trimmed lawn. There are pine trees and bushes scattered about the campsites. The view of the lake and surrounding mountains is fantastic! This is a very popular camping site. Many fishermen choose to stay at Sugarloaf Campground while they fish.
Campsites: There are 43 campsites available, all of which offer paved driveways, a picnic table and a fire pit with attached grill.
Host on Site: There is a host on site in site #74.
Water: Sugarloaf Campground has a pressurized water system with good pressure and taste. There are fountains scattered throughout the campground.
Garbage Services: Yes, garbage service is available.
Electricity Available: There is no electrical service available in Sugarloaf Campground.
Restroom: There are four vault style outhouses in the campground. One in the campground, one at the day-use area and two near the boat ramp parking area.
Handicap Accessible: Sugarloaf Campground is handicap accessible. There are two handicap equipped campsites, 34 and 49. See campsite pictures.
Firewood: Firewood is available at a stand near the camp host for $6.00 per bundle.
Pets: Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash or kenneled.
Picnic Area: There is a picnic area next to the boat ramp with picnic tables and barbecue stands.
Recreation: Recreational activities include camping, fishing, swimming, water skiing, jet skiing, hiking, sunbathing, photography and watching wildlife.
Fishing: Fishing is great in Cascade Lake for large and smallmouth bass, trout, perch and Northern Pikeminnow.
Boating: Boating is the main attraction here. Whether you are fishing or water skiing, this is your spot. There is a a nice large ramp with handling docks on each side and a large parking area for your trailer. If some of your party doesn't want to go out, there is a day-use area with picnic tables and barbecue stands right on the shoreline.
Swimming: There is a swimming area near the parking lot to the east of the docks. No lifeguard!
Wildlife: One could see deer near the campground but the main wildlife viewing opportunities here are the birds. There are many birdhouses on the fence line along the road into the campground and scattered about the hills nearby. Check out my picture titled "Fishermen".
Additional Camping Opportunities: We have reviewed these nearby campgrounds; Amanita Campground, Big Sage Campground, Blue Heron Campground, Buttercup Campground, Crown Point Campground, Curlew Campground, French Creek Campground, Huckleberry Campground, Poison Creek Campground, Rainbow Point Campground, Ridgeview Campground, Sage Bluff Campground, Van Wyck Campground and West Mountain Campground.
Phone service: We had good cell reception but there is no pay phone at the campground.
Nearby Services: For camping supplies like food, gas, propane candy and such one could drive north to Donnelly or south to Cascade.
RV Dumping Site: There is a free RV dumping station at Van Wyck Campground near Cascade, Idaho.
Location/Driving instructions: From Cascade, Idaho follow this Google Map.
Elevation: 4852 Feet
Reviewed Date: June 2011
Fees And Reservations: You may reserve a campsite for your vacation at Reserveamerica but I recommend you plan ahead as this is a very popular campground. 2011 fees were; $14.84 for single campsites (there are no doubles), $8.48 for your extra vehicle and day use is $5.00.
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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