Recreation
There are plenty of opportunities for indoor and outdoor recreation in this area. Cottonwood Butte, our downhill ski course, is 10 miles away. In Cottonwood, one can enjoy softball, basketball and picnics in the city park. Visit the museum at St. Gertrude's and the Idaho County Fair in August.   There is also a trap club located one mile from the city limits.

Individual or guided hunting is available for big game in nearby forests. Fishing for trout and steelhead is available on any of the nationally famous rivers and lakes. There are many historic drives and scenic areas where elk, deer, and other wild game may be seen. Information about these may be found locally. Camping, hiking, and backpacking is near in many campgrounds. Boating is also available on nearly rivers and lakes. Cross country and downhill skiing enthusiasts do not have to travel far to reach favorite skiing areas.

Recreational Opportunities Number
City Parks, Playground 1
Golf Course (9 Hole) 15 miles away 1
Senior Citizen Center 1
Cottonwood Riding Club 1
Steelhead Rivers 3
Wild & Scenic Rivers 5
Wilderness Areas 4
  Frank Church River of No Return
  Selway - Bitterroot
  Hells Canyon
  Gospel-Hump Wilderness
Hot Springs 3
Fish Creek Mt. Bike Trails  
Boating and Water Recreation  
   Dworshak Reservoir
   Winchester State Park and lake
   Soldiers Meadow
   Sturgeon Fishing
  Name Distance
National Forests (within 50 miles) NezPerce 16
  Clearwater 20
National Parks, Monuments or Recreation Areas Hellsgate Nat'l Park 75
  NezPerce Historical 65
Downhill Ski Areas (within 100 miles) Cottonwood Butte 7
Snowhaven 22
  Brundage 70
  North South Ski Bowl 75
  Bald Mountain 100
Cross Country Ski Areas Fish Creek 22
  Lolo Pass 70
  Winchester State Park 30