Pack up the family and bring them McCall, a premiere resort location, perfect for recreation year round. Located in Valley County, McCall is named after its founder, Tom McCall and sits on the southern shore of Payette Lake, near the center of majestic Payette National Forest. A mere 100 miles north of Boise, McCall allows you to enjoy the Payette River Scenic Byway, also known as State Highway 55.
Traditionally a logging community, the last sawmill closed in 1977, and McCall now offers all season vacations for outdoor recreation. Famous for its Winter Carnival, McCall has earned the nickname “Ski Town U.S.A.” and is home to several noted Americans, including the first teacher in space, Barbara Morgan and Mack Miller, Olympic cross country skier and trainer.
Year round adventures wait at McCall, outdoor activities on the lake on the ski slopes offering fun times with friends and family. Come give us a visit and we’ll show you around!
Attractions and Activities
McCall Artist Connection
A community art organization, McCall Artist Connection was created to encourage the development of a strong artistic community, promoting exciting new local artists. To learn more, visit: http://mccallartistconnection.org/
McCall Winter Festival
Enjoy rides in Payette Lake taxi boats, crafts, and the huge toboggan ride that will have you laughing all the way down. For more information, visit: http://mccallwintercarnival.com/
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City of McCall Golf Club
Located next to Ponderosa State Park, you can play your round while watching wildlife watching you! Beautiful scenery and a moderate mountain climate make golfing a great way to spend the day. McCall Golf Club
Jug Mountain Ranch
Panoramic views, natural wetlands and rolling hills of the East Valley will accompany you on your game at Jug Mountain Ranch, where everyone is welcome to enjoy the challenge and the thrill of nature’s golf. To learn more, visit: http://jugmountainranch.com/golf.html
McCall Hiking Club
Founded in 2003, the McCall Hiking Club was created to explore and enjoy the magnificent country surrounding the area. Educate yourselves while taking in beautiful flora, fauna and the area’s best nature show. For more information, visit: http://www.mccallhikingclub.org/
Snake River Rafting
Enjoy the thrill of river rafting at Hells Canyon, eating and camping under the stars at night while experiencing the thrill of a lifetime! To learn more, visit: http://www.snakeriverraft.com/
Gold Fork Hot Springs
Enjoy mineral pools and an exhilarating hydro massage at Gold Fork, open year round for your pleasure. For more information, visit: http://www.discovermccall.com/hotsprings.html