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Tamarack Resort

Plan your next perfect vacation at the Tamarack Resort!

If you are looking for a relaxing, secluded getaway Tamarack Resort is just for you. Located in Idaho, just 90 miles north of Boise, you can enjoy a beautiful resort with activities and events taking place all year long. Tamarack Resort was built in 2004 on what ended up being a new found ski destination. It was the first new ski area found in the states for over 22 years. It offers not only breathtaking mountain top views, but also views of Lake Cascade as well. Bask in the amenities at the resort such as room to hold small and large events, hot tubs, pools, a gym with a steam room, on-site dining options, and even a few local shops. Here is everything you need to know about Tamarack Resort to help you plan the best vacation ever. 

About Tamarack Resort

Tamarack Resort is equipped with everything you may want or need to have a successful family vacation, weekend getaway, reunion, or wedding. The beautiful resort has so much to offer, you won’t want to leave. Enjoy hitting the slopes no matter the season. During the winter try out snowshoeing, skiing, snowboarding and much more. When summer comes around you can go biking, walking, or hiking on the ski trails. For those craving an adrenaline rush, try ziplining down the mountain or racing down the whitewater rafting rapids. No matter how big or small your group you are traveling with may be, the resort is equipped with different style lodging options to accommodate all of your needs.

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The Lodge At Osprey Meadows

Located just steps away from the resort base area, the Lodge at Osprey Meadows features a more rustic feel while including mountains decor. These properties are hotel rooms, studios, and condominiums. Every unit is decorated specaturaly with a breathtaking view of the beautiful outdoors. These rooms can hold 2 to 4 guests and have one king or two queen beds, and a full bathroom.

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The cottages feature two master bedrooms and 2 1/2 bathrooms. These are perfect for a small family or a few friends looking to sit back and unwind. The cottages can accommodate 2 to 6 guests and have one king bed, one queen bed, or two twin beds. The cottage also has a sleeper sofa and a gas fireplace. Some units may even be equipped with a hot tub outside of the cottage.

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For those who desire a bit more privacy, try out one of the cozy chalets. Between the beautiful Tamarack mountains And the gigantic trees, it is truly an experience like no other. Each chalet is equipped with wonderful amenities and you have the option of three or four bedrooms. Gather around the fireplace or your private hot tub, or sit back and relax outside on your private deck.The three-bedroom can sleep 6 to 8 and has one king bed, a queen bed, and two twin beds, with three bathrooms. The four-bedroom chalets can sleep from 10 to 12 with two king beds, a queen bed, as well as two twin beds.

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The Village

The Village of Tamarack Resort is the resort portion of Tamarack. It is made up of six buildings . One building is dedicated to guest services where you can find help for any activities and questions you may have. There are also several buildings designated for homeowners, restaurants, and other shops.They offer studios and a three-bedroom penthouse that can sleep anywhere from 1 to 6 people.

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Estate Homes

If you are looking for the ultimate Tamarack lodging experience the estate home is the way to go. The private home can sleep up to 17 people and has plenty of room for gatherings and entertaining. These homes are set in secluded mountain lots that offer spectacular views of the slopes as well as the lake. Each home will make you feel like you are at home with a fully equipped house with everything you will need to make your stay easy. Make this place your home away from home while you are on vacation.

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The Tamarack townhomes are located throughout the Alpine trails. The warm, neutral finishings of each townhome is modern and picturesque. They offer options of townhomes with one, two, and three bedrooms. The centrally located townhomes make it easy for a quick walk to the downtown area. The townhomes offer the luxury of your own space while being conveniently located in the center of the excitement.

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Winter Activities

With Tamarack having an elevation of 7,600 feet above sea level on West Mountain with a vertical drop of over 2,700 feet it is the perfect place for a winter getaway. There are three chair lifts for ease to get to the top of the mountain no matter where you are located. The ski area and snowshoe area are located at the top of the chair lifts. On the summit of West Mountain, they receive an average of 300 and chairs of snowfall, however, snowmaking is used on the lower runs to keep them safe. For those uninterested in skiing, grab a fat-tire bike and go soaring down the mountain on two wheels. You can opt to bring your own rig, or have one of the many pros set you up for an exhilarating ride.

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Summer Activities

During the summer head out on the lake for a day boating, kayaking, or stand-up paddleboarding. For those who would prefer to be on the ground try your hand in disc golf or go on a scenic hike. They also have pickleball courts for an impromptu match! For those looking for a family adventure, try going whitewater rafting or going on a zip line tour. For those who just want to sit back and relax check out the outdoor pools or take a dip in the hot tub.

If you are wanting to join in on one of the local's favorite activities, grab a mountain bike and hit the trails. Tamarack has trail systems that are perfect for bikers of all experience levels. Enjoy over twenty miles of trails, some that will take you up the side of a mountain to a vertical height over 1600 feet. If you are interested in trying your hand in downhill biking, catch a lift ride with your bike and enjoy the single-track trail with a breathtaking view. Make sure to check out the bike park to test out the berms and tabletop jumps.

When you decide to visit the Tamarack resort, we know you will have a great time. From the time you check in to the time you leave, you will have a blast. Check out all of our rentals available here for the perfect place for your next getaway.

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