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“Always a Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.
Boise, Idaho
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54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Always a Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

Well, the water is always warmer after a few hot days but clean and a great way to cool off in the summer. Spring is a bit too cold for me. Fall is a great time as well.

Visited July 2013
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Beautiful Recreation Area”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2013

Beautiful lake and surrounding mountains. So much to do! Enjoy swimming, boating or lounging on the shore. Surrounded by outstanding beaches and top notch restaurants, worth the 2 hour drive from Boise!

Visited September 2012
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Boise, Idaho
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279 reviews
121 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Greate town/lake/outdoors for family”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2013

I love this place, its small but yet has enough infrastructure to still enjoy vacationing (restaurants, bars, stores, etc).

We struggle to get cell service thus the kids must play outdoors and we love it.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Jeff N
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Boise
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Pretty Sight”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2013

While we stayed on the shore, sitting and playing in the sand was all we needed. Watching the boats go by and letting the wake splash on our feet. My little ones were having a blast, and I just enjoyed the serenity of the lake. One of my favorite places to see.

Visited June 2013
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Arizona
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824 reviews
328 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 311 helpful votes
“Stunning”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2013

Right in town, this lake with a sandy beach front, is gorgeous and seems to go on forever. Picnic tables/benches make for a great stopping place.

Visited June 2013
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