Payette Lake. The crowned jewel of McCall and one of the best venues to make a splash in the summer. This pristine mountain lake offers swimming, sailing, waterskiing, jet skiing, canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and lake cruises…as well as a spectacular fireworks show every Fourth of July. Rentals are available for just about any activity you have in mind.
While Payette Lake is the centerpiece of the area, we can’t forget about the 300 alpine lakes that dot the landscape or the clear waters of the Payette River. Jump in, dive in or wade in – however you manage it, make sure you get in the water!
Water Sports Directory
Canoe & kayak rentals on the Upper Payette River also Kayak Classes – Kids to adults. Open Daily 10:00 am – 6:00 pm starting Memorial Day Weekend. Directions: (North Beach) Hwy 55 North through McCall, (at Lardo’s) turn right on Warren Wagon Rd. Approximately 6.5 miles to the NORTH BEACH BOAT RAMP. Visit our new location! (IN FRONT OF THE VISITORS CENTER AT PONDEROSA STATE PARK): Hwy 55 North through McCall, turn right at Railroad Ave. Turn left at Davis St. approx. 1.3 miles to Ponderosa State Park. Located just in front of the visitors center on the water. We also offer sea kayaking trips in Baja Mexico. Please call for more information.
Hot Springs, rustic and historical cabin rentals. Burgdorf is scenic, rustic, relaxing, and a West Central Mountain tradition since the 1870’s. Only 32 miles north of McCall. Snacks and beverages available. The pool is open to the public daily 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, with 150 gallons of fresh geothermal water per minute. The pool is all natural and log-lined with gravel at the bottom. Come enjoy! For more information please log onto our website: http://www.burgdorfhotsprings.com. Take the scenic drive up Warren Wagon during the summer, or snowmobile in during the winter. Snowmobilers: Be sure to check grooming report before you come.
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council is a girl-led youth organization that serves more than 4,100 girls throughout southern Idaho and in parts of Northern Nevada and Eastern Oregon. The council, along with a team of 2,300 local volunteers, delivers educational and leadership programs that build girls of courage, confidence, and character who positively impact the communities in which they live.
Girl Scouts of Silver Sage operates thee properties in Idaho, including Camp Alice Pittenger in McCall, Camp Ta-Man-A-Wis in Swan Valley, and Friendship Square in Boise. A great place for weddings, retreats, and family reunions, we offer the use of our facilities to all Girl Scout groups, other youth groups, and non-youth groups.
For more information, visit our website at http://www.girlscouts-ssc.org, or call 208-377-2011. We offer the use of our facilities to Girl Scout groups, youth groups and non-youth groups can call for availability.
Use Our Property as a Rental
Camp Alice Pittenger is just three miles from downtown McCall and offers lodging for up to 40 winter campers. The property is adjacent to Ponderosa State Park with nearby access to Huckleberry Bay Loop and other popular snowshoeing and cross-country skiing trails.
Camp Alice Pittenger is available for group or individual use and features eight insulated and heated cabins with access to a heated shower house and bathrooms, and a bunkhouse for eight that features a kitchen and multi-stall bathroom and showers. Reservations are currently being taken for dates throughout the winter, including New Year’s weekend and Winter Carnival in McCall. To make your reservation, contact Eric Landaluce at 377-2011 ext. 7245 or email@example.com.
Use Our Property for a Wedding
Camp Alice Pittenger is a perfect location for a nature wedding with a scenic backdrop. Available to you are eight insulated and heated cabins that sleep four to eight people, O’Conner McFarlan house that can sleep up to ten people with a private kitchen and a shower room, a Lodge that can host large dinner parties and a new multi-stall bathroom and shower house. To book your special day at Camp Alice Pittenger, email Eric Landaluce at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 208-810-7245 for rates and availability.
Are you a Troop Leader looking for some outdoor fun? Plan your own Girl Scout outdoor adventure at Camp Alice Pittenger! Help her plan and lead her own adventure and team up with other girls in an all-girl outdoor environment to choose the exciting, hands-on activities that interest her most. Along the way, she’ll gain important skills in four areas that form the foundation of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience:
Science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)
Not a Girl Scout yet? Not a problem, read about how you can get involved and lead a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success here: http://www.girlscouts-ssc.org/en/about/join.html
Are you an adult with passion for the outdoors? Would you like to mentor and support Girl Scouts to become future leaders? Join 2,300 Girl Scouts adult volunteers and make a world a better place! Read about it here: http://www.girlscouts-ssc.org/en/volunteers/why-volunteer.html
Six crystal clear pools offer a perfect setting for a family soak at Gold Fork Hot Springs. Soak away your worries in these mineral rich and healing waters. The top pool starts with 110 degree water which spills down into each subsequent pool, the temperature cooling with each tier. One pool offers a sandy bottom with shallow water perfect for the little ones. Bring a picnic to enjoy on the umbrella covered tables set along the surrounding decks. Changing rooms and restrooms are provided. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 9 years old and under.
Sun – Fri 12:00pm – 9:00pm Sat 12:00pm – 11:00pm. Closed Tuesdays for a good pool cleaning!
Cash and Checks accepted. No credit/debit cards.
As a cornerstone of McCall’s recreational community, Gravity Sports is a full-service bike and ski shop that sells and rents bikes, flat-water boats, SUPs, camping and hiking gear, skateboards, skis, snowshoes, outdoor clothing and apparel. All of our staff members are extremely knowledgeable and passionate about outdoor sports in McCall. Stop in to get outfitted for your adventure.
Hours of Operation
Peak Season: Monday – Saturday 9 am – 6 pm, Sunday 9 am – 5:30 pm
Non-Peak Season: Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5:30 pm, Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
“Mountain Recreation Experts” serving McCall since 1979. Committed to quality merchandise and outstanding customer service. Ski, Bike, SUP, water sports, repair and rentals. Fabulous selection of seasonal footwear, sportswear, and sunglasses.
McCall Lake Cruises offers public and private cruises out on beautiful Payette Lake. Our vessel, “The Idaho”, is a 90 passenger cruise ship with an interior heated state room with full service bar, and upper sun deck with 360 degree view for our guests enjoyment and comfort. Restrooms are aboard as well.
Public Cruises run from middle of May to end of September, Tuesday through Sunday at 2:00 p.m., and Sunset Cruises at given times. Please check our website, http://www.mccalllakecruises.com, for special theme-cruise dates & departures times. Most public cruise fares range from $5 to $25.00 per person.
See the famous 4th of July fireworks from the comfort of the Idaho! Private charters are available and cater to personal requests for your special event, such as weddings, wedding rehearsals, cocktail & dinner parties, family reunions, company outings, or just a great get-together with friends & family. We work with local food caterers to make your private cruise more special. We feel it is always a privilege to be a part your special event on Payette Lake aboard The Idaho.
For more details and a cruise calendar check our website at http://www.McCallLakeCruises.com or give us a call at 208-634-5253(LAKE).
McCall Sports Exchange is more than McCall’s only sporting goods consignment store, we also offer the best rates on outdoor rentals in town. From fat bikes to paddle boards we’ll set you and your family up for a fun outing during any season.
Come by to check out our ever changing inventory or just for some local insight, located in the heart of McCall across from Maverik Gas Station
Open 10 am-6 pm seven days a week.
Public boat docking and launching site. Boat & jet ski rentals, boating supplies, gifts, snacks, pop and beer. Full service fuel dock also.
ONE STOP… FUN SHOP for all your ATV, SideXSide, Snowmobile, Motorcycle, Boating, Personal Watercraft and Trailer needs.
Mile High Power Sports is a FULL-SERVICE Power Sports Dealer for POLARIS, SKI-DOO, TIMBERSLED, YAMAHA, HONDA, SEA-DOO, CAN-AM, SUNCATCHER PONTOON & G-3 BOATS. We sell NEW & USED.
Ride before you buy! Located on 20 acres, DEMO DAY is everyday! Test ride all the leading manufacturers all at one location.
Our growth is fueled by our power sports passionate team and local owner/manager, Bryan Hill, who brings over 42 years experience to the motor sports industry in the McCall area. We know the area, we know our products and we know how to deliver what you want. Our selection impressive and prices competitive. We offer a large inventory of units, parts, accessories, riding gear, apparel, safety equipment and more. BEAUTIFUL KLIM Superstore, as well as other leading brands in Apparel, Riding Gear & Safety Equipment.
Our FULL power Sports & Marine service and repair facility is impressive. With over 65 years experience combined, trust your machine to our FACTORY CERTIFIED TECH’s using Genuine OEM parts. Experienced and well stocked PARTS & ACCESSORY Dept. Specialized service & professional delivery of expedient quality work.
BUY WHERE YOU PLAY…
We are your local, high elevation experts! Unprecedented service and support for years to come! Come see us and let us earn your business!
Located at 13924 Hwy 55, McCall, ID. 3 miles south of town (Look for the Pond).
OPEN Mon.- Fri. 9-6 pm and Saturday 9-5 pm.
Year-round adventure rentals!
Snowmobiles, motorized and non-motorized watercraft, RZR’s and Rangers- Everything you need to “Experience Idaho’s Beautiful Outdoors”
Rapid River Outfitters has offered guided drift boat Steelhead fishing on the famous Salmon River for over twenty years. We love what we do, and because of this we are the best! All our trips start at Riggins Idaho, fifty minutes north of McCall. Whether as a single, work group or family we have the trip for you. Our season runs September through the end of March, seven days a week. This is a classic Idaho adventure for all ages to enjoy.
All the Fun, None of the Hassle
RedLine Recreational Toys is revolutionizing the convenience, ease, and affordability of family fun and recreation! RedLine provides a way for families to enjoy boats, PWCs, ATVs, UTVs, snowmobiles, campers, motor homes, and more, without the high costs of renting or the hassles of owning. With RedLine you get All the Fun, None of the Hassle.
The concept of Toy Sharing allows members of RedLine to play on ALL of the recreational Toys in our fleet. Toy Sharing eliminates the hassles of maintenance, storage, insurance, taxes, licensing and registration.
But wait! There’s more…RedLine is also about having the latest and greatest!
RedLine updates its fleet of Toys on a regular basis, ensuring members are playing with high quality and recent model year Toys. Once you become an exclusive member of RedLine, it’s as easy as making a reservation and then picking up the Toys. Take off, have a blast and bring the Toys back when you are done. That’s it. It’s that easy!
Salmon River Wilderness Jet Boat Tour
Take an adventure on one of our jet boats for a memorable and exhillerating ride through the heart of the Frank Church Wilderness, where photo opportunities seem to be everywhere as you pass through the beautiful Salmon River canyon. The jet boat captain will stop at some of the historical sites along the way, sharing knowledge about the Native American Tribes, the gold rush and mountain men that lived here. Our clients will be encouraged to enjoy many of the pristine white sandy beaches of the Salmon River where you can swim or relax. We journey up the Salmon to historical homesteads of the famous Polly Bemis, Buckskin Bill and William Mackay. We have specialty private charters such as Eagle watching, Photography Trips and wine tasting excursions. Experience the river that turned Lewis and Clark back with a scenic jet boat tour of the famous “River of No Return”.
Ram House Lodge at Mackay Bar
If you have been feeling like you and your loved ones are a little too “plugged in and unconnected” you need to visit the Ram House lodge on Mackay Bar. You will renew family ties with good conversations, nature walks, and evenings around a campfire. Everyone can go their own way during the day and then regroup at mealtimes to relive their adventures. You can make your stay as relaxing or active as you want and will always be surrounded by Salmon River serenity. You can relax on the deck or play along the rivers edge or you may choose to explore additional sites such as a Buckskin Bills historic homestead and the blue ribbon trout fishing of the South Fork. The Ram House Lodge has 43 acres of private land for you and your family to enjoy on Mackay Bar. Whether your looking for stress relief or adventure, the Ram House Lodge on Mackay Bar is the perfect retreat.
Tamarack Resort is a four-season resort that’s just a quick drive South of McCall in Donnelly. Tamarack Resort is the Treasure Valley’s closest mountain resort with lodging and snowmaking, which makes the snow conditions more reliable, even when Mother Nature doesn’t deliver. Tamarack lifts turn 7 days a week from 9A.M. until 4P.M. throughout ski season. During the summer, the resort is home to mountain biking, hiking, rafting, and watersports on Lake Cascade.
Tamarack offers 1,000 skiable acres to skiers and snowboarders of all ages and ability levels. The Tamarack Snow Sports School has a knowledge and experienced staff of skier and snowboarders to teach first-timers, as well as the more advanced who are looking for a new challenge or to improve their abilities.
With a several lodging options available, Tamarack can accommodate anywhere from small gatherings to large groups. The resort offers everything from hotel rooms at the luxurious Lodge at Osprey Meadows to Estate Homes that easily accommodate up to 16 guests. Cozy cottages, plush chalets, and townhomes are also available on site for groups of all sizes.
Tamarack also offers a variety of dining options in the base area, including Hot Shots Coffee Bar, which offers a fresh variety of coffees, teas and natural juices, as well as a tasty selection of breakfast items. Canoe Grill and Vertical Bar serves up a delicious menu of mouthwatering burgers, chili, soups and fresh salads, while Vertical Bar offers a signature Bloody Mary, a great local craft beer selection and more. Seven Devils Pub features a full-service bar and a fresh gastro-pub style menu. The Packer’s Station Warming Hut is a quaint yurt located at mid-mountain that’s a great spot to stop in for a quick refreshment while on the slopes.
Dining Hours of Operation:
Seven Devils Pub: Monday-Thursday: 3PM to CLOSE, Friday-Sunday: 12PM to CLOSE
Hot Shots Coffee Bar: Monday-Sunday: 8AM to 3PM
Canoe Grill: Thursday- Sunday 11AM to 3PM (winter only)
Vertical Bar: Thursday- Sunday 10AM to 3:30PM (winter only)
Packer’s Station: Friday- Sunday: 11AM to 3PM (winter only)
Create Space in Your Life to Center – You Deserve to Feel Good!
Yoga Inbody offers yoga retreats and international expeditions to help you get in your body so you can have more fun in life. Our Idaho retreats are at the Ram House Lodge which is on Mackay Bar in the heart of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness.
– Jet boat tour to Ram House Lodge (value of $350)
– Morning meditation
– 2 Yoga classes daily
– Empowerment activities
– Beach time on white sand beach
– 3 healthy meals a day
Group Size & Dynamic:
– Yoga Inbody max our retreats at 10 people!
– Each retreat has a theme but is modified towards students needs.
– All skill levels are welcome…including beginners!
– Private retreats are available.
– This is an opportunity for you to push the reset button.
– Unplug and explore your inner world as you play in Idaho’s wilderness
– Our retreats are really fun
Yoga Inbody’s mission is to hold space for you so you can naturally bring yourself back into balance. Our yoga retreats are one of the best ways to make the changes you want to see in yourself and your life. This personal experience helps you take your yoga practice and life to the next level. The clock is ticking and space is limited so message Elizabeth today. Namaste.