There are so many activities and events throughout the summer in McCall, Idaho and it gets tough to decide which ones should make it on your summer bucket list. We did the hard work for you and compiled our top 30 summer activities to help you get the most out of your summer in McCall.

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McCall Summer Bucket List:

  1. Enjoy a scoop at Ice Cream Alley
  2. Pack a picnic and listen to amazing music at the Summer Music Festival at Roseberry
  3. Kayak or SUP along the Upper Payette River
  4. Hike to the Narrows Overlook at Ponderosa State Park
  5. Take a family picture in big green Adirondack chair on the corner of Pine and Roosevelt
  6. Spend the afternoon swimming at North Beach
  7. Pick huckleberries
  8. Put your kayaking skills to the test at Kelly’s Whitewater Park. Not a kayaker? No problem! Play beach volleyball, bocce ball, or horseshoes.
  9. Pick up a fresh bunch of locally grown flowers the Farmer’s Market
  10. Take a sunset cruise around Payette Lake aboard the Idaho with McCall Lake Cruises
  11. Smell a Ponderosa Pine
  12. Hop on the lift at Brundage for a Scenic Chairlift Ride
  13. Tour the Smokejumper Base
  14. Ooh and aah at the Fourth of July Fireworks over Payette Lake
  15. Hike to Boulder or Louie Lake
  16. Raft a river
  17. Eat a gingersnap from Stacey Cakes
  18. Explore the Black Pine Deer Farm (just remember to schedule a day in advance!)
  19. Walk through Charlie’s Garden
  20. Stoll through McCall on a Public Art Tour (download map)
  21. Zip Line at Tamarack
  22. Soak your troubles away at Burgdorf Hot Springs
  23. Take a family on a trail ride with Yahoo Corrals
  24. Walk the Strand along the river in Cascade
  25. Step back in time at the Central Idaho Museum – we recommend a tour of the Fire Warden’s House at the very least!
  26. Catch a fish at Fischer Pond in Cascade
  27. Sip a glass of wine and play a game of bocce ball at the Bistro 45 Courtyard
  28. Spend an evening at a play at the Alpine Playhouse
  29. Take an epic jet boat ride on the Salmon River
  30. Find the perfect beach read at the Pump House Used Book Shop (1001 State Street) – proceeds benefit the McCall Public Library!