Payette National Forest


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Payette National Forest

Address:800 W Lakeside Ave
PO Box 1026
McCall, ID 83638

Phone:208-634-0700
Fax:208-634-0744
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r4/payette
Size: 2,300,000 acres.
Location:West-central Idaho. Accessible by US 95. Nearby cities/towns include Council, McCall, New Meadows, and Weiser.
Facilities:22 campgrounds, picnic sites, trails (2,125 miles), scenic drives, 4 airstrips.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, OHV riding, cross-country and downhill skiing, snowmobiling.
Special Features:Portions of Hells Canyon National Recreation Area and Frank Church River of No Return wilderness; Salmon River, a designated Wild and Scenic River; remains of historic gold rush mining camps.

See other parks in Idaho.
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For the past 79 years and into the foreseeable future, the Payette National Forest and the Payette Lakes Ski Club have had a great relationship that benefits the public by providing a winter recreation opportunity.
She survived her first experience as a firefighter at Payette National Forest in Idaho, where she learned to operate a chainsaw, among other things, before moving on to Saw-tooth National Forest, where her training as a forester began in earnest.
83638 (4) United States Forest Service, Payette National Forest, New Meadows Ranger District, P.
That camp, a cozy affair tucked into a pine grove in the Payette National Forest, was there courtesy of outfitter Jack Kummet.
Located in Washington County, this WMA covers 24,000 acres and includes portions of the Payette National Forest.
Study sites were in the Okanagan National Forest, in the northern Cascades of Washington, and the Payette National Forest near McCall, Idaho.
By 1998, fewer than 1,000 squirrels were found on private property, lands administered by the State of Idaho, and the Payette National Forest.
3 SHE travelled to America for the BBC 1 special to meet two orphaned bear cubs at the Payette National Forest in Idaho.
A fire in Idaho's Payette National Forest, also in 1994, set records, but took out "only" 298,000 acres.
For example, in Idaho's Payette National Forest, people had noticed logging trucks full of green trees, so the Forest Service issued a press release saying, "these trees are actually dead, the result of bark beetle attacks.
Ranchers will, however, be allowed to continue running sheep within five miles of a herd of bighorns near the border with the Payette National Forest - a mere hop, skip, and jump for the highly mobile animals.
If anyone doubts me on this point, I would urge them to take a drive through miles of slash cluttered and decrepit cutover lands in Idaho's Payette National Forest, where Boise Cascade chewed through the land then abandoned it many years ago; not a forest in sight.