From Boise, Idaho, travel 85 miles north on Highway 55 to Cascade. Turn east on Warm Lake Highway and go 25 miles to Forest Road 489. Turn south and continue a half-mile to the campground.
BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING SITE
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Shoreline Campground is located just across the road from beautiful Warm Lake, at an elevation of 5,300 feet. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, hiking and viewing local wildlife.
Warm Lake offers great fishing opportunities for cutthroat, rainbow, lake and bull trout. Boating, canoeing and swimming are popular activities. Billy Rice Swim Beach is nearby, offering a day-use site for picnicking and swimming. A boat ramp is located just across the road from the campground.
The surrounding area offers great hiking, mountain biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, and hunting. The WeWuKiye (Wa Wu Kia) Trail No. 252 is popular among hikers and mountain bikers. It was recently built and can be accessed at the campground’s entrance.
For off-road vehicle enthusiasts, Telephone Ridge Trail No. 112 offers 20 miles of trails for all riding levels, with staging areas within the campground and at Warm Lake Campground just down the road.
The campground contains several single and double campsites, most of which are accessible. An accessible group site with picnic shelter is also available and can accommodate up to 50 people. A volleyball court and horseshoe pits are located next to the group site.
Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are available at the campsites. Vault toilets and drinking water are also provided. There is no electricity at the campground.
The campground is situated in a mixed-growth lodgepole pine forest, which offers partial shade. Summer wildflowers are abundant in the area. A variety of wildlife including bears, deer, elk, fox, grouse, eagles, osprey, grosbeaks, whooping cranes and otters, lives around the lake.