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Snow removal is not expected today. Sanders may be called out as conditions warrant. Please drive safely. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Public Works Department at 208-634-5580.

At its December 2, 2014 meeting, the McCall Area Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a work session to discuss proposed changes to the McCall City  / Impact Area Code residential development standards such as setbacks, land uses, and lot covera...

The week of November 9 -15 is Winter Weather Awareness Week in the Pacific Northwest, including the states of Idaho, Oregon and Washington. This is an excellent time for all individuals, families, businesses and schools to review their winter weather pr...

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.

ITD's Lardo Bridge Project
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. Now that the new bridge is in place (view the time-lapse video), crews will need to complete additional work before opening the bridge. Lardo Bridge is expected to be opened to traffic by mid-November.
View the design concept (PDF)

Comments and concerns should be directed to:
Reed Hollinshead, ITD Office of Communications,, or (208) 334-8881, and 
Bryon Breen, ITD District 3 Engineer,

Online Photography Contest
McCall Parks and Recreation online amateur photography contest for the months of September, October, and November.  Six categories to enter! Winning photos will be chosen for the Youth Fund Raising Calendar 2015! MORE

Park Street Project 2014
The City of McCall will conclude the improvements started last fall on Park Street, between 1st Street and Mission Street. This summer's work beginning in mid-May, includes new road surface, new fire hydrants, improved fire protection, paved driveway aprons, stormwater drainage improvements, paving of the roadway, and installation of bike/pedestrian lanes and moving utilities underground on the north side of the street. The City of McCall received $100,000 for this project from the Local Highway Technical Assistance Council through their Local Rural Highway Investment Program. [MORE]

WILDFIRE WATCH 2014—View the interactive wildfire watch map.
To see active fire reports, click the icons  on the map.

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.

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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.

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