A $1.3 million project to improve park facilities and safety began in September and will run through the winter, when visitor activity slows and weather conditions favor construction and rehabilitation work on the MeadowMarsh Forest.
The construction work includes utility upgrades to the Aspen Loop in the Peninsula Campground, paving of the road to Osprey Point, and repair of the Peninsula Boat Ramp.
For more information, visit the Ponderosa Projects page.
Note to visitors of Lucky Peak, Eagle Island, Lake Cascade, and Ponderosa State Parks: Central District Health issued an order requiring the wearing of a mask in Ada County whenever physical distancing is impossible, which includes being outdoors at Lucky Peak and Eagle Island. A second mask order now covers Valley County, which applies to Cascade and Ponderosa. Also, the McCall City Council requires masks indoors and outside, whenever six feet of distancing cannot be maintained, which covers Ponderosa.
McCall’s mandate expired and just Valley County is in effect.
The University of Idaho McCall Outdoor Science School (MOSS) is located on the shore of Payette Lake and within the boundaries of Ponderosa State Park. As Idaho’s ONLY publicly operated K12 outdoor school, MOSS offers a one-of-a-kind learning experience for youth, graduate students, teachers and the community. MOSS is open to educational groups who would like to hold workshops, seminars and courses in the McCall area. Contact us today to see if we have space for your group.
- 10 bunkhouses sleep 6 people each
- One yurt sleeps 4
- Meals are available upon request and served in a rustic and cozy dining lodge
Call 1-888-634-3918 or E-Mail