McCall is a beautiful two hour drive north of Boise on the Payette River Scenic Byway, also known as Highway 55. After passing through Horseshoe Bend the drive follows the beautiful Payette River, a world class kayaking river, lined with majestic Ponderosa pines. The road follows the river for approximately 50 miles where you then leave the river and pass through the resort town of Cascade. Then you pass through Long Valley and farm country ending up in McCall.
Getting to Depot Park (location of Taste of McCall event)
Depot Park is situated along the beautiful shores of Payette Lake in downtown McCall, just behind the Hotel McCall. Take Hwy 55 into McCall. Follow it until you see Hotel McCall at 1101 N. Third St. Parking can be found behind the hotel as well as on East Lake Street.