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Kelly's Whitewater Park

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Enter at Mile Marker 114.44, Cascade, ID
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History, Scenery and occasional lectures

This relatively new venue seats quite a few people looking onto the north fork of the Payette... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2016
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Love this place - building up to a staple

We've watched this grow after stopping to check it out a few years ago. Nice break area, clean and... read more

Reviewed October 15, 2016
Boise, Idaho
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Enter at Mile Marker 114.44, Cascade, ID
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Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

This relatively new venue seats quite a few people looking onto the north fork of the Payette River. So you can watch the river flow by while lectures take place or you can lose yourself alone while watching the ripples with the valley and mountains...More

Thank carolmK577FR
Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We've watched this grow after stopping to check it out a few years ago. Nice break area, clean and nice facilities, warm in winter and lots of action events for summer. Older kids better for activities and we still have to try some rentals. Worth...More

Thank T B
Reviewed September 8, 2016

My girlfriend is a bubblehead (white water kayaker) and thoroughly enjoyed this park. She surfed in her kayak on two consecutive days. People politely waited their turns to surf, and there were seldom more than half-a-dozen or so people in line. This is a great,...More

Thank Greg0ry
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

We visited late on a Monday and decided to tube despite the cooler temperature. We had our own gear and stuck to the easier right side. We took out not far from the visitors center and did the run a few times. This is why...More

Thank prestoninaj
Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I checked out the water park in the afternoon and it was beautiful. Ospreys, ducks, dragonflies were plentiful. Picnic grounds, horseshoes, and bocce ball were all available. A nice visitor center with information on things to do and nice, well kept bathrooms....More

Thank Rachtraveler8
Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We first stumbled upon this spot a year ago. Hidden gem. Picnic spot, great visitor center, watch or take part in water sports and fishing. Clean and great design. Now the community center with geothermal is in, the pool is next. This will be a...More

Thank T B
Reviewed May 29, 2016

A nice surprise - I parked at the Pond area and took the bike trail from there to the Park and a little beyond. It's only paved for a part of the way and then it's rocky, so for my taste, best on foot or...More

Thank Deanne A
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Has suck great history, and wide open spaces to visit. The deer, moose and lots of birds hang out along the river. It is pretty cool to watch the wildlife mixing with the people.

Thank Sharbixl
Reviewed April 29, 2016

This is the Payete river, not a water slide park. Man made rapids that challenges experts, the world finals were staged here. Yet plenty for beginners to try. For kayak's, standup boarders and tubers of all ages this is a great place to recreate. Sunbathers...More

1  Thank Dennis M
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Kelly's Whitewater Park is a great place to practice kayaking on man-made whitewater. If prefer to use a Stand Up Paddle-board (SUP), it is also a great place to work on more advanced skills. As a beginner SUPer, this water is a little advanced for...More

Thank PeacefulCabinDweller
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