A resort town on the shores of Payette Lake, McCall, Idaho is an all-season tourist spot known for outdoor recreation and winter sports. You will be spoiled for choice with river rafting, hiking, biking, snow boarding, kayaking, boating, and so much more whether summer or winter. If you ever wanted to try snow tubing, this is where you should start!
With the rugged mountains providing a backdrop around the lake, McCall is a beautiful spot, and it’s easy to see why it’s become such a prime tourist destination. Payette Lake has sandy beaches for sunbathing, clean, glacial waters for a chilly dip, and hiking trails to explore. Every June, there is a Regatta. The mountain and lake also provide various hot springs locations.
Winter Carnival is a big draw in McCall, and is a great time to visit. Here you can catch the locals creating snow sculptures, skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing, and snowman building, not to mention, there's a parade and a variety show. It’s full of local fun and color and not to be missed.
Visit McCall in January and February for the carnival.
Nestled between the forested mountains and the shore of Payette Lake, McCall ID is a vibrant resort town with year-round things to do to keep every type of visitor entertained. In the summer, the resort is a hive of activity, with people coming to make use of the beaches around the lake and take part in the range of sports, including hiking and biking. In the winter, people flock from all over the country to enjoy the Winter Carnival, where crafters create their most stunning snow sculptures, skiers take to the slopes at the nearby Brundage Mountain Resort, and snowmobile trails cover the landscape.
As well as having a large selection of vacation rentals, McCall is also home to speciality lodgings. The McCall vacation rentals nestled in the mountains give any visitor a unique mountain vacation experience. Stay in your very own log cabin complete with fireplace, fully furnished kitchen, and an outdoor picnic table, with world-class winter activities just a few minutes away. Alternatively, stay closer to town in a vacation home near the lake, many of which come with their own private hot tub. Cabins vary from cozy lodgings to spacious homes big enough for large parties.
Start your mountain adventure at the Ponderosa State Park, the perfect family-friendly environment to picnic, hike, mountain bike, play volleyball, swim, and watch wildlife. The park covers most of the 1,000-acre peninsula that juts into Payette Lake, with the scenic overlook of Osprey Point offering some of the best views of the water.
Just a few miles outside of the town of McCall are a number of relaxing natural hot springs, such as a Golf Fork, Trail Creek and Loftus Natural Hot Spring. If you prefer colder activities, located two miles north of McCall ID is Little Ski Hill, an action-packed ski area with six ski runs and access to 405 vertical feet of terrain -- not to mention some of the best night skiing in the region!
Downtown McCall is where visitors can get their first glance of the impressive Payette Lake. The town is small, and can be covered on foot in around an hour. The architecture is quaint, with large wooden beams holding up the many souvenir shops and cute restaurants along the lake shore. At the very center of town is the park and marina, where guests can take a boat out onto the water. Alternatively, spend an afternoon relaxing on the sandy beach or try your hand at water sports such like jet skiing and kayaking. Find your perfect McCall vacation home in the downtown area, with rentals including hotels, Airbnbs, cabins, B&Bs, and much more.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in McCall. The warmest months in McCall are April and June, when temperatures reach 95 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to -19 ˚F. The wettest month in McCall is March with 5.56 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.08 inches of rain.
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