XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Just three miles west of McCall, Little Bear Basin provides 30km of Nordic trails and an additional 10km of snowshoe trails maintained by the Payette Lakes Ski Club (PLSC). All trails are dog friendly and designated by difficulty level. A warming hut and restrooms are available at the plowed parking area.

Numerous additional opportunities for Nordic skiing and snowshoeing exist in the McCall area and throughout the Payette. Explore the following resources for additional information. 


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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing Areas

  • Bear Basin/Brundage Mt., McCall Ranger District area description
  • Bear Basin Trailhead area description
  • Burgdorf/French Creek Area, McCall Ranger District area description
  • Mann Creek & Sturgill Mt. Area, Weiser RD area description
  • McCall Recreation Area, McCall Ranger District area description
Areas & Activities