Payette National Forest Upper Payette Lake Campground
McCall, Idaho 83638
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The campground is located on the west shore of Upper Payette Lake, 19 miles north of McCall, Idaho. To get there take Highway 55 north out of town and turn right when you get to Warren Wagon Road - Highway 21. Travel north on this paved two lane Highway for 18 miles and turn off on gravel road 495. The campground is located approximately 1 mile up road 495.
July 1 to September 28
24 RV Sites, 24 Tent Sites, 2 Group Sites, 26 No Hookup, 2 Pull Thru
$10.00 - $15.00
Facilities & Services
No Showers, Vault Toilets
Boat Ramp, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking, Hunting, Kayaking, Swimming
Max RV Length 49 ft, Max RV Width 15 ft
Group sites- can accommodate 30 and 50 people, $20-$30/night
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2014 Rates are per site
Daily Rates: $10.00 - $15.00
Facilities and Services
Shoreline Path (foot - paved and wheelchair friendly) - 0.25 miles
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Nice, quiet, no-wake lake
August 8, 2013
This is a great lake campground. Bring a boat and play on the lake. I didn't fish but I heard that it is a good fishing lake. This would be a great lake to canoe on, especially since it is a no wake lake. It's a very peaceful place to camp. The bathrooms were decorated and clean. We stayed at #19 and it had ample room for our tent. There were some mosquitoes but not terribly bad in July. We were near a small creek. Apparently there are moose in the area. The sites had good shade and plenty of trees to feel like you are in the woods. Upper Payette Lake is an alpine lake with cold temps at night. Our GPS said the elevation was around 5500, so be prepared for some cold nights. There were blueberries on the trail to the lake too. We enjoyed our time there and will be back.
We stayed here in a Tent.
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