PO Box 186, Winchester Idaho 83555
Winchester Lake State Park surrounds a 103-acre lake, nestled in a forested area at the foot of the Craig Mountains. The park has a modern campground. Picnicking and hiking are popular summer activities. In the winter the park offers cross-country skiing, ice skating, and ice fishing. Winchester Lake lies in one of the more severe climatic zones in the country. Winters are long and cold with snowfall. Summers are short with generally warm days and cool refreshing evenings. Their are healthy stands of Ponderosa Pine and Douglas Fir. White-tailed Deer, Racoon, Muskrat, and the Painted Turtle roam the area. The most popular activity is fishing for Rainbow Trout, Bullhead and Largemouth Bass. Small boats with no motors are allowed.
Many of Idaho's most beautiful and scenic spots are preserved in the Idaho State Parks system.
Other Idaho State Parks nearby:
(Orofino) Dworshak State Park
(Lewiston) Hells Gate State Park
(Orofino) McCroskey State Park
(Winchester) Winchester Lake State Park
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10/20 Coming to The Winchester area
Buttermilk Festival Kamiah ID April6 Learn to make butter the old fashioned way with a modern day twist, and then enjoy your creation on some fresh baked Dutch oven bread. Take in the pancake breakfast, Buttermilk Bowl bowling tournament, horse plop 50/50 raffle, variety of vendors and live music throughout the day.
Big Water Blowout River Festival Riggins ID June1 This is an action packed event with experienced outfitters and guides offering discounted raft trips. Come paddle huge class III and IV rapids and enjoy the magnificent scenery of the second deepest gorge in North America. Get your thrill-seeking in, as the boats go big in boat-munching waves with names like The Pencil Sharpener, The Pancake Wave, The Big Easy and The Haystack.
Pierce 1860 Days Celebration Pierce ID August2-4 Celebrating the founding of the First Gold Rush Town in Idaho! Fun for the whole family...live music, street dance, parade, games, costume contest, ATV Fun Run, Dutch Oven cooking, craft & food vendors, softball tournament, and more.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Moscow ID February20-23 You'll see the best at this four day musical extravaganza in Moscow. The World's greatest jazz artists conduct workshops and clinic by day and perform in star studded concerts at night.