Ponderosa State Park Article

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Ponderosa State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Payette Lake North Shore Sunrise.jpg
Sunrise on the north shore of Payette Lake
Map showing the location of Ponderosa State Park
Map showing the location of Ponderosa State Park
Location in Idaho
Map showing the location of Ponderosa State Park
Map showing the location of Ponderosa State Park
Location in the United States
Location Valley County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city McCall
Coordinates 44°55′40″N 116°04′56″W / 44.92778°N 116.08222°W / 44.92778; -116.08222
PONDEROSA STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

44°55′40″N 116°04′56″W / 44.92778°N 116.08222°W / 44.92778; -116.08222
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Area1,515 acres (6.13 km2) [1]
Elevation5,050 ft (1,540 m) [1]
Designation Idaho state park
Established1973 [2]
Administrator Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Website Ponderosa State Park

Ponderosa State Park is a public recreation area occupying a peninsula in Payette Lake on the northeast edge of McCall in Valley County, Idaho, United States. The state park's 1,515 acres (613 ha) include a second unit, called North Beach, located six miles (9.7 km) north of McCall at the northern extremity of the lake. The park has hiking and biking trails, guided walks, evening programs, beach, picnic area, and opportunities for skiing, snowshoeing, and wildlife watching. [1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Ponderosa State Park". Idaho Parks and Recreation. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  2. ^ "History: State Lands in Idaho". Idaho Museum of Natural History. Retrieved March 4, 2011.

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