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“Pontoon Boat ride”
Review of Payette Lake

Payette Lake
Ranked #1 of 22 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.
Mountain Home, Idaho, United States
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pontoon Boat ride”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Rented pontoon boats from "Cheap Thrills" and they were great at giving us instruction about the boats and the lake. Water is cold but feels great when it's hot. Nice clean water.

Visited July 2014
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whitebird
Level 4 Contributor
21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Beautiful and clean lake.”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Lake Payette Lake reminded me of a smaller Lake Tahoe. Beautiful mountains, clean and cool water. Fun for all family members with boating and jet skiing.

Visited July 2014
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Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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“One of Idaho's most scenic lakes”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

You'll enjoy boating or visiting the beach. Take the time to drive the scenic loop around the lake; it should take a couple of hours depending on how much you stop for pictures.

Visited August 2014
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Los Angeles, California
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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“Magnificent Views, clean air...”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Stayed in a condo for a couple of weeks at Payette Lake, absolutely amazing views of the lake and surrounding hills. Plenty to do from Jet Skiing to paddle boarding to canoeing as well as an awesome backdrop for a glass of wine. Number of good rental companies around the lake and In McCall to ensure you had everything required.

Visited July 2014
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eureka, il
Level 6 Contributor
252 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Beautiful, clean lake”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

A really large lake which was crystal clear! We took a catamaran boat and enjoyed looking at the huge homes along the lake. We stopped at one of the many beaches and swam awhile. The water was fairly cool but so refreshing!
When we stopped at the beach they were cleaning the restroom facilities-keeping them spotless. it was great!

Visited April 2014
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