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upper north fork payette river

Family River Adventures
in McCall, Idaho

Explore the River

You’re invited to Canoe, Kayak, or Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) the wild and scenic Upper North Fork of the Payette River. This gentle tributary is a designated “Non-Motorized Zone” that features wildlife and a wilderness experience.

Our guests often see moose, deer, elk, otter, mink, eagles, osprey and more along side the peaceful waters.

Located just minutes from downtown McCall on the inlet to Payette Lake.


Getting on the water is easy with Backwoods Adventures. We offer canoe, kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals during the summer season.

2 Hour
Half Day
Full Day
Canoe or Tandem Kayak
Single Kayak
Stand Up Paddle Board
Kids Kayak

*Due to our pristine remote location cash is the preferred method of payment. Thanks!


Backwoods Adventures


North Beach Boat Ramp

Hwy 55 North through McCall (at Lardo’s) turn right on Warren Wagon Rd. Approximately 6.5 miles to the North Beach Boat Ramp.

Looking for More Adventure?

Visit our Adventure Travel page for exciting opportunities to explore Greece!


Chris & Stefanie Woods

(208) 469-9067