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Payette Lake

McCall, ID
+1 208-634-0700
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Great lake for scenic viewing and water sports

Rented a ski boat from Mile High Marina and took the family out for a day of wake-boarding and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
fishmister
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Syracuse, Utah
Very nice lake

The beaches are small...but the lake is lovely. It seemed crowded for such a small pace...must be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
delyn35
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Placerville, California
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A 5,330-acre lake near the resort town of McCall.
  • Excellent87%
  • Very good11%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“jet ski” (7 reviews)
“north beach” (7 reviews)
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McCall, ID
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+1 208-634-0700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rented a ski boat from Mile High Marina and took the family out for a day of wake-boarding and tubing. Packed a lunch and beached our boat on the north beach to take a break. Great scenic views and enjoyed touring the shore line with...More

Thank fishmister
Reviewed 1 week ago

The beaches are small...but the lake is lovely. It seemed crowded for such a small pace...must be July! Everyone seemed friendly and for sure they seemed to be enjoying the lake.

Thank delyn35
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove around and saw a few different points on the lake. Every view was beautiful. Next time I would like to stay for a few days and enjoy some time on the lake.

Thank Debbi M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in McCall over a hot weekend. There was heavy power boat usage on the lake. The public beaches are well-used, but clean and convenient. Power boats come and go from nearby marina and private boat slips. We were buzzed by a guy in...More

Thank Betsydoggie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for a sparkling mountain lake? Looking for a fun mountain town? Looking for a great place for some RnR? Get to McCall. I know Idaho is known for Sun Valley. And Sun Valley has it's charms. But for my time and money, McCall has...More

Thank Jenny L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for over 50 years with my family. We continue to come each year introducing new generations to its beauty! It is "Heaven on earth" for me!

Thank Kerri P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love to go to Payett Lake to see the beautifule trees and enjoy the cool weather. There are many art galleries and a great restaurant in the hotel just our of town...

Thank Brad K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this area and the lake. Surrounded by tall pines and several spots for the kids to swim. It's unique in that most people aren't aware of this hidden gem ( McCall ) outside of Idaho or Utah- A true summer of fun for the...More

Thank Kya02
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was born and raised in McCall on the beautiful Payette Lake. McCall has changed over the years, but the Lake is always beautiful, it's Home. Beautiful sandy beaches, cold water that's refreshing on hot days.

Thank kjfordnv
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Beautiful lake with wonderful expensive shore line homes and places to stay. Great little beaches all over.

Thank Wanda M
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Minta S
11 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
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KGuana
28 June 2016|
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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.
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Johno131313
7 May 2016|
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Response from Chad S | Reviewed this property |
Yes
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