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1/19 - Snow removal operations are not expected for the remainder of the week unless conditions change. Please drive safely. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Public Works Department at 208-634-5580.

McCall Parks & Recreation will begin a six week Fly Tying course on Tuesday nights beginning January 20th.  Space is still available.  Register online at or in person at City Hall.  Cost ...

Snowgates are one of the tools that the City uses when plowing snow. They are extremely effective when snowfall is 6" or less. Snowgates become less effective when snowfall is greater than 6" and later in the winter when substantial snow builds up along...

The Idaho Transportation Deparment will replace 82-year old Lardo Bridge starting in 2014. ITD is c...

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The City of McCall, Idaho Welcomes You!
Our goal is to provide you with helpful information about McCall's City government. If you need additional information, please contact us by phone, email or postal mail. The City Manager, Gene Drabinski, has an Open Door session most Wednesdays from Noon-3:00 pm.

AFFORDABLE HOUSING—A Community Discussion
LEARN ABOUT a potential proposal to develop AFFORDABLE HOUSING on the City Campus.
SHARE your viewpoint, support or concerns with the McCall City Council and the COMMUNITY

McCall City Council PUBLIC FORUM
Wednesday, February 4, 6:30-8:30 PM,
Lower-level City Hall (Legion Hall)

3% Local Option Tax Workshop
January 13, 2015

Results & Participant Survey

2014 Police Department Survey Results
This year, 170 respondents completed the survey.  On a scale of 1-10, 10 being the highest, the department received an overall performance rating of 7.83, which is up from the 6.97 average rating in the 2013 survey. Read More

ITD's Lardo Bridge Project—The Bridge is OPEN!
The Lardo Bridge is the first new bridge to be built by the Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) using the lateral slide construction method, which reduces a full closure of the bridge by months. The Laro Bridge is open as construction crews continue finish work on the bridge.

View the design concept (PDF)

Comments and concerns should be directed to:
Bryon Breen, ITD District 3 Engineer,, or (208) 334-8881.

McCall Area Trails
The City GIS Department has been working with our local community groups and the US Forest Service to produce high quality digital maps that can be downloaded to your mobile device and used to navigate some of the McCall Area trails.
There are currently three maps for download:
Bear Basin Summer Trails
Bear Basin Winter Trails 
City of McCall Mobile Golf Course map

These maps can be downloaded from Avenzoar PDF maps either through the Apple App Store or from Google Play for Android. For more information, CLICK HERE to go to the GIS Page for full descriptions of the maps and how to instructions for downloading.

CENTENNIAL PLAZA BRICK ORDERS–Next order will be placed in the spring
Purchase a Centennial Plaza brick in memory of, or in honor of someone special to you. Centennial Plaza is a place to honor and reflect upon people, businesses and events that have shaped McCall’s first hundred years. Purchasing an engraved brick is a unique way to celebrate birthdays, holidays, someone special to you, and McCall’s Centennial. Your brick will become a permanent part of the new Centennial Plaza in downtown McCall. Bricks can be purchased by families, individuals, businesses, groups, organizations, and anyone who wishes to be a part of McCall.

Learn what you can do to make McCall a bear smart community
There has been increased bear activity within the McCall this past year. Click here to learn more about the situation and what action you should take. If we all work together, everyone wins: the McCall's citizens and black bears.

What Would You Like to Know about McCall?

  • About McCall, Idaho
    McCall is a year around resort community in Idaho’s west central mountains. It is situated on the southern shore of Payette Lake at 5,021 feet elevation. As of the 2010 Census, the population was 2,991. With the highest average snowfall in the state, McCall is known in the winter, for its Winter Carnival, snowmobiling, and alpine, Nordic and backcountry skiing. Summer boasts warm, sunny days and cool nights. Payette Lake in the summer is host to both motorized and non-motorized watercraft, and public and private beaches and docks. In and around McCall are numerous hiking and mountain biking trails, as well as five golf courses in the area. The north fork of the Payette River flows through McCall on its way to becoming a playground for kayakers with world-class whitewater, thrilling by paddlers from around the world. Summer is a busy season in McCall with music, art festivals and relaxing lakeside.

Contact Us

City of McCall
216 East Park St.
McCall, Idaho 83638

Hours 8am-5pm Mon-Fri

208 634-7142
208 634-3038

Please refer to specific department pages for individual staff or service-related contact information.

Your Feedback: Contact the City Manager directly, 208 634-1003, or by email, about your experiences with City staff and services. Be sure to include your contact information, so we can effectively respond to your needs and concerns.

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