North Beach at Payette Lake in McCall is the perfect place to launch for canoe or kayak trip across the lake.
North Beach at Payette Lake in McCall is the perfect place to launch for canoe or kayak trip across the lake. Pete Zimowsky Idaho Statesman file
North Beach at Payette Lake in McCall is the perfect place to launch for canoe or kayak trip across the lake. Pete Zimowsky Idaho Statesman file
Playing Outdoors

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Popular Idaho beach will be alcohol-free for holiday weekend; fireworks rules in the forests

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