Meadows Valley, Idaho

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Meadows Valley

If you’re seeking beautiful scenery, peaceful solitude, and plenty of recreational activities for the whole family, you’ll find it all in Meadows Valley – one of Idaho’s best kept secrets. Read More

  • 2.3 million acres of scenic meadows, streams, mountains and forest
  • Natural hot springs open year round
  • The perfect getaway for peace and solitude in a spectacular setting
  • Plenty of recreation for everyone including skiing, mountain biking, and golf


Just a few miles northwest of McCall is picturesque Meadows Valley, Idaho. Surrounded by the majestic pines of the Payette National Forest with snow-capped mountain peaks as its backdrop, this peaceful hidden gem covers over 2.3 million acres. Filled with sparkling streams and green meadows, Meadows Valley is a great place to explore via hiking, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, river rafting, or snowmobiling.

Location and Information

Meadows Valley, ID is only 12 miles northwest of McCall on Highway 55.


Skiing - With several ski resorts in the area and plenty of cross-country ski trails, both Nordic and Alpine skiers can enjoy the snow from late autumn through early spring.

Golfing - Meadow Creek Golf Course is an 18-hole, 6,696-yard championship golf course with a par of 72.

Mountain Biking - During the summer months bring your mountain bike and get a great workout while exploring miles of trails.

Zim’s Hot Springs - Just off Highway 95 is a natural hot springs where you can take a relaxing soak year round. During the warmer months it’s the perfect place for a family picnic or camping.

Wildlife - Meadows Valley is the habitat of deer, fox, moose, elk, Bald Eagles, Red-tailed Hawks, and a variety of other wildlife.

Meadows Valley Days - If you’re in the area during Labor Day weekend, this annual event includes an antique car show, a logging contest, a BBQ, fun exhibits, and a parade for kids.

Other Meadows Valley Resources

Columbia River Hwy

Beautiful drive through Oregon's Columbia River Gorge.