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Review of Payette Lake

Payette Lake
Ranked #1 of 21 things to do in McCall
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: A 5,330-acre lake near the resort town of McCall.
Kalispell, Montana
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
“winter”
Reviewed 27 December 2013

There isn't much to say about the lake in the winter but it did make for a nice backdrop for picture taking

Visited December 2013
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Eureka, California
Level 6 Contributor
144 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
“Great lake from boating and picnicking, to kayaking”
Reviewed 8 December 2013

This is a great lake on which to boat or jet ski. At the north end of the lake is a nice park with lots of people picnicking and swimming. My favorite thing is the estuarine waterways at the north end where you can canoe or kayak for miles in pristine flat water with lot of wildlife.

Visited August 2013
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Murrieta, California
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Breathtaking place!”
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We take an annual summer vacation to Idaho and most often visit Riggins and stay for a few days to do some river rafting. When not rafting we make the drive up to McCall, which sits beside Payette Lake. Driving into town you're amazed by the blue, clear water of the lake. You can park your car and walk to the beach area that has been designed so you can enjoy just looking at the water or if you brought your swimsuit, there's a swim area too. There's also docks where boats can be launched and tied to, as well as water sport rentals available. The town of McCall near the Lake offers quaint shops, several good restaurants, and clean public restrooms. It's a great place to visit for a day trip or if you have time, to stay for a few days. The town folks are friendly and there is much for a whole family to enjoy while there.

Visited July 2013
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Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful lake”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Payette Lake is at the foot of a charming little town called McCall. There is no shortage of things to do at and around the lake. Beautiful and relaxing. The residents of McCall are the friendliest in Idaho!

Visited July 2013
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McCall, Idaho
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful scenery, many activities”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

McCall is a beautiful place to visit, the lake is serene with room for all types of activities. Boating, sailing, jet-skiing, fishing, canoeing, swimming you can do it all in McCall.

Visited August 2013
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