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McCall, Idaho
Created in 1973
1,515 acres
Ponderosa State Park preserves a narrow, wooded peninsula in Payette Lake. Visitors can hike or bike on the several trails which run along the lake's coastline and the surrounding forest, as well as canoe, kayak, take a guided walk, picnic, see wildlife, or if pressed for time, drive along the peninsula. The park has 198 tent and RV sites with shower facilities.

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Island Park, Idaho
Created in 1977
11,000 acres
Located near Yellowstone National Park, Harriman State Park is the heart of the 16,000-acre Harriman Wildlife Refuge. known for its beautiful green meadows, lush evergreen forests and wildlife, which includes moose, elk, trumpeter swans, and sandhill cranes, the park is also an internationally known fishing destination. At the center of the park stand 27 buildings which make up the historic Railroad Ranch (tours available on summer weekends). The park has 20 miles of multi-use trails, and and also includes the impressive Mesa Falls, pictured above.

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Bruneau Dunes
Bruneau, Idaho
Created in 1970
4,800 acres
Bruneau State Park, which consists of large sand dunes rising above marshes and lakes, contains North America's highest single-structured sand dune, which is approximately 470 feet high. The dunes can be explored by hiking or horseback riding, and the park visitor center has exhibits on the area's natural history. Swimming, birdwatching, fishing, and stargazing at the public observatory are also popular activities in the park. The park has 98 tent and RV sites, with showers.
Other Parks in Idaho
Bear Lake State Park
Castle Rocks State Park
City of Rocks National Reserve
Coeur d'Alene Parkway State Park
Coeur d'Alene's Old Mission State Park
Dworshak State Park
Eagle Island State Park
Farragut State Park
Hells Gate State Park
Henrys Lake State Park
Heyburn State Park
Lake Cascade State Park
Lake Walcott State Park
Land of the Yankee Fork State Park
Lucky Peak State Park
Massacre Rocks State Park
McCroskey State Park
Priest Lake State Park
Round Lake State Park
Thousand Springs State Park
Three Island Crossing State Park
Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes
Winchester Lake State Park


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