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Ponderosa State Park

1920 North Davis Avenue

Beautiful Payette Lake is the centerpiece of Ponderosa State Park, located in the heart of one of Idaho's most popular year-round destinations. Hike and bike on your own or with a guide, listen to a park naturalist around an evening campfire, let the kids ride to the Visitor Center for ice cream treats, rent a canoe or kayak and meander along the Payette River, snowshoe on a groomed trail or simply sit on the front porch of a park cabin and enjoy the spectacular view.


Wandervans Chris

Sunday, May 27, 2018
Great campground and experience. There are great bathrooms and bike paths and lake access, plus lots of trail options. Some spots are more private than others, but there are lots of big trees.

Jithin Manikantan

Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Very beautiful and calm lake. Shallow water and shore.. good to swim when it is not cold season.

Amanda Hamell

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018
During the winter you can only go into the visitor center parking lot and one other parking lot less than 1/4 miles down the road. The trails were all groomed for skiing or snowshoeing. No walking on them or you could get a fine. We were able to enjoy the visitor center and walk around that area only. Beautiful view of the frozen lake.

Brenda Maiuro

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Love this place ,been alot of places this is the best if you like to camp and go out to dinner :)!! Everything is super nice and clean

robert miller

Thursday, May 10, 2018
The park is well maintained and clean. I marked it 4 stares due to the lack of actual hiking trails. It's all maintained road which would be great for hiking with the family, but a little disappointing for 1 or two adults looking to experience nature.

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