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Ponderosa State Park covers most of a 1,000-acre peninsula that juts into beautiful Payette Lake near McCall. The scenic overlook at Osprey Point offers a spectacular view of the lake. The park offers hiking and biking trails, guided walks with park naturalists and evening campfire programs. The North Beach Unit has a beach and picnic area. The topography ranges from arid sagebrush flats to dense forests. Wildlife that can be viewed at the park include Canada geese, osprey, bald eagles, wood ducks, mallards, songbirds, deer, moose, beaver, muskrats and even bear. Winter activities include Nordic skiing and snowshoeing on groomed trails.


Southwestern Idaho, 2 miles NE of McCall city center


From Boise travel N. on Hwy 55 approximately 107 miles to McCall. In McCall turn E. on Railroad Ave. then N. on Davis St. Follow signs to park. See location map below.

Nearest City


Street Address

1920 N Davis Ave
McCall ID, 83638

Mailing Address

PO Box 89
McCall ID, 83638


All Year


Monday - Saturday 9am - 4pm (closed 12 -1 for lunch)


$5 per vehicle / day. Vehicles displaying a valid Idaho State Parks Passport or valid Annual Sticker does not pay vehicle fees. Visit our website for details or give us a call at 208-634-2164.separate camping fees.


Boating Facilities, Campsites, Dump Station, Gift Shop, Handicap Access, Motor Coach Parking, Parking, Restrooms, Vault Toilets, Visitor Center

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