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Payette Lake

McCall, ID
+1 208-634-0700
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Gorgeous lake with lovely community

McCall is a wonderful picturesque town to stay in right next to lovely Payette Lake. Plan to stay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martha P
Albany, California, United States
Picturesque Mountain Lake

We booked four nights at our WorldMark by Wyndam resort based in McCall for a little getaway, not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lyle H
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A 5,330-acre lake near the resort town of McCall.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“clear water” (6 reviews)
McCall, ID
+1 208-634-0700
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Reviewed 1 week ago

McCall is a wonderful picturesque town to stay in right next to lovely Payette Lake. Plan to stay a few days so that you can take some of the hikes in the state park there.

Thank Martha P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked four nights at our WorldMark by Wyndam resort based in McCall for a little getaway, not having explored the area before and not sure what to expect from the McCall vicinity. The locale exceeded all expectations! Whether you are into watersports, skiing, mountain...More

Thank Lyle H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went for a drive around the lake while in town. It's a beautiful lake with clear water and an amazing backdrop of mountains around it. Very peaceful

Thank heavydrop42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time there with friends & a picnic . Had a short walk and enjoyed the scenery. It was our first trip to Idaho.

Thank Vivian W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is clean and large. Great views and boat cruise was fun. Paddle boards available for rent as well as jet skis.

Thank mcpstupid
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Summer extended a few days the week after Labor Day making for perfect boating without the crowds. Beaching at North Beach is always a favorite, stopping to play in the water and relax for hours at a time. The shallow water was surprisingly refreshing and...More

Thank KMS0923
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So pretty - sunsets were gorgeous! Great for boating, kayaking or just paddle boarding. Kids were having fun just splashing around. Great little beaches just off the main city strip.

Thank WestHills_NancyD
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Take the time to drive right round the lake. Part of the drive is a dirt track but don't be put off by that as some of the views are really stunning.

Thank GlosBob
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Wonderful scenery Eagles, Deer, clear water is naturally fed lake and has great fishing. Kayak around the lake and see for yourself.

Thank Roka A
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We moved to this resort town because of the gorgeous scenery and loads of things to do year round. There is fishing, water skiing and hiking in the summer, ice skating year-round and skiing in the winter.

Thank Chris K
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Questions & Answers
Minta S
12 July 2017|
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Response from tonicesena | Reviewed this property |
As far as I'm aware and been able to find out beach fires are only allowed in fire pits and the pits don't seem to be available on the public beaches. Try checking with the National Forest Service
28 June 2016|
Response from Chad S | Reviewed this property |
Not sure on the best location, but there were tons of businesses to choose from. So yes, you can rent all of those things and more.
8 May 2016|
Response from Chad S | Reviewed this property |