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“Fawn Cabin” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ponderosa State Park

Ponderosa State Park
1920 N Davis Ave, P.O. Box 89, McCall, ID 83638
208-634-2164
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Ranked #2 of 5 Attractions in McCall
Type: State Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Camping
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Owner description: Located just 1.5 miles from downtown McCall, Ponderosa State Park is a year round destination park. Covering a thousand-acre peninsula that juts into Payette Lake, this picturesque state park offers guided walks with naturalists, campfire programs and camping facilities. During winter months the park has groomed Nordic Ski trails and snowshoe trals.
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Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
“Fawn Cabin”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We stayed at Fawn cabin a couple of weeks ago for 2 nights and loved it. It is very clean and well maintained. We had a fire pit with a grate for cooking. It was quite with nice clean showers and bathrooms. We will be back.

Visited August 2012
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Portland, OR
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Bunkhouse in the woods”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

We stayed in Ponderosa State Park for a week and McCall's Outdoor Science School in a bunkhouse. The State Park is clean, the locals are friendly and there was plenty of trails, wildlife and the lake to keep us busy for the week.

Visited August 2012
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66 reviews 66 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Map can be confusing...but...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

Well, once we got into the park, we wanted to find a trailhead and take a small nature-hike (none of the trails are particularly long). I didn't think the trails were labeled very well, but we finally found a trailhead and started walking. We didn't realize until the end of the trail that we were going the opposite way than we thought. Oh well.

Overall the nature was only so-so. Didn't see anything particularly inspiring.

Visited July 2012
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“Super place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Roomy campsites, privacy, trees, lots of areas to explore!
Bike trails, hiking trails, wildlife, sandy beach

Visited August 2012
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“One of our favorites”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

This state park is absolutely wonderful with accommodations to suit any taste, from closed in side by side campers, to yurts to more roomy group sites. One of the best beaches on the lake and right next to town.

Visited August 2012
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