CLOSED for the 2019 Season!
Thanks for a great summer, see you
Memorial Weekend 2020.

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Family River Adventures

Family Canoeing You're invited to Canoe, Kayak, or Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) the wild and scenic Upper North Fork of the Payette River. This gentle tributary is a designated "Non-Motorized Zone" that features wildlife and a wilderness experience.

Our guests often see moose, deer, elk, otter, mink, eagles, osprey and more along side the peaceful waters.

Located just minutes from downtown McCall on the inlet to Payette Lake.

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Stand Up Paddle Boarding Kayaking Rentals

2 Hour
Half Day
Canoe or Tandem Kayak
Single Kayak
Stand Up Paddle Board
Kids Kayak

Call for reservations for groups of 8 or more.

All Day and 24 hour rentals are available
(Please inquire 208-469-9067)

* Due to our pristine remote location cash is the preferred method of payment. Thanks


Hours of Operation:

Wildlife viewing on the Payette River

Season: Memorial Weekend to Mid September

Hours: 10 am to 6 pm daily


Primary Location:
North Beach:
Hwy 55 North through McCall (at Lardo's) turn right on Warren Wagon Rd. Approximately 6.5 miles to the North Beach Boat Ramp.

By Reservations Only:
Ponderosa State Park Visitor Center:
Hwy 55 North through McCall turn right at Railroad Ave. Turn left at Davis St. approx. 1.3 miles to Ponderosa State Park. Located just in front of the visitors center on the water.

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kayaking on the North Fork Moose at North Beach Conoe on the Payette River