Boise National Forest

Cross-Country Skiing - Cascade/McCall Area

Cascade-McCall lies 80 miles due north of Boise on Highway 55, in another section of the Boise National Forest near Cascade Reservoir. The area offers 4 ski spaces on federal and state land—each with 2 or 3 loops of several miles—and two commercial areas.

Rimberland Meadows (commercial) - Two trails, 2 and 4 miles. Two miles north of New Meadows on U.S. 95. Parking, guides, instructors, night skiing, equipment rentals, restaurant, lodging. Beginner to intermediate.

Payette Lakes Ski Touring Center (commercial) - Four trails, 1.5 to 9 miles. Three miles west of McCall on State Highway 55. Beginner to intermediate. Tow bar Night telemark skiing.

Ponderosa State Park - Three loops, 8 miles. Two miles northeast of McCall near Payette Lake. Beginner to intermediate.

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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