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  Payette River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Payette River is a river in southwestern Idaho, and is a major tributary of the Snake River.
The river is named for François Payette (1793-18xx), a French-Canadian fur trapper and one of the first white settlers in the area.
Principal tributaries are the North and South Forks of the Payette River.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Payette_River   (947 words)

  
 Idaho Rivers, Middle Fork of the Salmon, Main Salmon, Snake River In Hells Canyon, Lochsa, Owyhee, Payette, Bruneau, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Main Payette river is perfect for families or beginning river rafters looking for easy rapids and and a few hours of fun outdoor time.
Flowing through the center of Idaho's most populated urban area, the river is perfect for relaxing family rafting trips and educational experiences because of its flat water and diversity of foliage and wildlife.
The St. Joe, one of Idaho’s nine "Wild and Scenic" rivers, is known for its native cutthroat fishing and for beginning paddle rafting trips in June and July.
www.idaho-river-running.com /waters.htm   (1361 words)

  
 Boise Project - Idaho and Oregon
The 121,000-acre Payette Division includes lands between the Payette and Boise Rivers and lands north of the Payette River in the Emmett Irrigation District which are irrigated from the Payette River and from drains operated within the Arrowrock Division.
The reach of the South Fork of the Payette River from the Deadwood River confluence to Banks, Idaho and part of the North Fork are recognized as world-class whitewater rivers.
In the Payette River basin, the minimum target release during the winter is 50 cubic feet at Deadwood Reservoir and 200 cubic feet per second at Lake Cascade.
www.usbr.gov /dataweb/html/boise.html   (4362 words)

  
 Payette County
Named for the Payette River which was named for Francois Payette, a Canadian fur trapper and explorer with the North West Company, who came to this county in 1818.
Boomerang, which was named for the log boom on the Payette river, was constructed as a railroad camp in 1883 and later changed its name to Payette.
Rivers were "running like chocolate," carrying huge trees, mud and boulders; the Snake River at Hells Canyon Dam crested at 101,728 cfs January 1, nearly 30,000 cfs over its previous record level on 2/23/82.
www.bhs.idaho.gov /local/counties/payette.htm   (846 words)

  
 Idaho Rivers United - State Protection   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Idaho Rivers United had strongly supported those provisions in the draft plan and was sorely disappointed to see them deleted in the final plan.
The river advocates came to be known as Friends of the Payette.
State river protection is a good start, but by itself does not necessarily provide the level of protection needed to protect river integrity.
www.idahorivers.org /statepayplan.html   (785 words)

  
 Payette River Basin Whitewater Paddling - Whitewater Kayaking Routes
The Main Payette is the consummate Class III whitewater playground for boaters of nearly al abilities.
In many areas, the river is braided by islands, requiring quick decisions and maneuvers to follow the pref...
The Upper South Fork of the Payette River is practically a wilderness float trip because most whitewater boaters ignore it, and the river course runs away from the highway.
www.trails.com /activity.asp?area=10930   (719 words)

  
 Payette County, Idaho - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Payette County is a county located in the U.S. state of Idaho.
Payette, originally a fur trapper with the North West Company, migrated east from Astoria, Oregon, and was the first white man in the area in 1818.
As of the 2000 Census the Payette County had a population of 20,578 (2005 estimate: 22,197) [1].
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Payette_County,_Idaho   (488 words)

  
 Payette River Community Credit Union
Payette River Community Credit Union reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Payette River Community Credit Union Site/Services are offered.
Payette River Community Credit Union is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Payette River Community Credit Union of the site or any association with its operators.
Payette River Community Credit Union may also terminate or suspend your access to Payette River Community Credit Union Site/Service(s) for inactivity, which is defined as failing to log into a particular service for an extended period of time, as determined by Payette River Community Credit Union.
www.prccu.org /terms.html   (629 words)

  
 Payette National Forest, an Idaho State Park
The Snake and Salmon Rivers contain white sturgeon that are regulated as a catch and release fishery.
The Payette National Forest & Fire - McCall Chamber of Commerce The Payette National Forest & Fire Wildfire on the Forest The Payette National Forest is considered to be a fire forest - meaning that it has a large number of wildfire...
About the Payette National Forest - McCall Chamber of Commerce About the Forest Payette National Forest One way to enjoy the Payette National Forest is to view it from the deck of one of McCall’s fine restaurants or lodging...
www.stateparks.com /payette.html   (704 words)

  
 Idaho whitewater rafting and jet boating trips - outfitters and guides on Idaho's rivers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Families enjoy fun excursions on rivers such as the Main Salmon, the North Fork and Main Payette, the Moyie, and the St. Joe.
To see a lot of river and country in a short time, jet boats are the way to go.
Built for comfort and durability, jet boats are the motorized craft of choice on big rivers such as the Main Salmon and the Snake River in Hells Canyon.
www.idaho-river-running.com /riverrun.htm   (372 words)

  
 Payette River.Org - Your online source for water flow on the Payette River, near Boise Idaho.
The Main Payette, which begins when the North and South forks converge at Banks, Idaho, is the staple for many recreational boaters from the Boise area during the summer months.
The South Fork of the Payette consists mostly of class III and IV rapids with two main sections.
Payette River Photography takes photographs of all boaters from Mermorial Day to Labor day on the weekends.
www.payetteriver.org   (342 words)

  
 Kayak: Idaho River Descriptions
The focal point of the Payette River is Banks, a small town where The South Fork (class IV) and The North Fork (class V) joins each other and becomes The Main (class III).
Most of the river is right next to the road and it is fairly easy to hitch-hike, so it is not necessary to bring two cars to run a shuttle.
On river right, surfers queue up to get on the wave which is smaller than the Main Wave but still excellent.
willerup.com /kayak/idaho.html   (1102 words)

  
 The Boise River on Early Maps
The Columbia River (River Oregan) had been charted as far as Point Vancouver, but between that point and the Rocky Mountains the interior was unexplored and unknown, save for the advice of the Indians that it took nine days (eight nights) to descend the Columbia from the mountains to the sea.
William Kittson was part of Donald Mackenzie's successful Snake River trapping expedition for the North West Company, 1819-20, leading a party of men from Fort Nez Perces (Walla Walla) to meet Mackenzie on the Boise River in the Spring of 1819.
The Boise River and the small irrigation ditches that watered the immediate vicinity were the city's lifeblood; large-scale irrigation works to water the entire valley would not come until the federal government built them in the 20th century.
library.boisestate.edu /Special/Maps/BoiseRiver.htm   (1347 words)

  
 Emmett Ranger District
The access point is situated near the Deadwood River where it enters the South Fork of the Payette River.
These hotsprings are located on the South Fork of the Payette River, across the road from Hot Springs Campground.
Kayak Corner is on the South Fork of the Payette River midway between Garden Valley and Lowman.
www.fs.fed.us /r4/boise/emmett/river/payetteriversystem.htm   (804 words)

  
 Boise Weekly - Not Your Everyday Newspaper: Rec: Rec Features: The Other White Water
The Boise River is the water gem of the city—especially in the summer, when the Fahrenheit is high and locals need a place to cool off.
Long says that in comparing differences and similarities between the rivers, the Payette is quite different from the Boise for several reasons.
Alcohol and the river don't mix, which may have been Boise officials' underlying reason for banning imbibing, though much of the anti-alcohol campaign focused on floaters' rowdiness (and frequent nudity).
www.boiseweekly.com /gyrobase/Content?oid=oid:163641   (924 words)

  
 Geologic map of Payette county
Payette County contains the mouth of the Payette River where it empties into the Snake River, and forms the western border of Idaho.
A small area of Columbia River basalt is found in the northeast corner of the county, where it is cut by north-striking normal faults.
Columbia River volcanic flows and pyroclastic rocks that were erupted from both central and fissure-type vents represent the oldest volcanic rocks in the area.
imnh.isu.edu /digitalatlas/counties/payette/geomap.htm   (477 words)

  
 Payette River Medicine - For sale by River Medicine Farm Suri Alpacas
As a juvenile Payette was trained through our active 4H program, accounting for her ease in handling and making her a very curious and friendly girl.
Payette is the female in my herd who doesn't mind a back scratch now and then and will stand unrestrained while I check her udder.
Payette can be purchased individually or in a package with her previous cria, Sol Duc River Medicine.
www.alpacanation.com /alpacasforsale/03_viewalpaca.asp?name=41488   (255 words)

  
 Payette, Idaho -- Welcome to our home!
Fur trappers and miners who explored the Payette River basin during the early 1800's were followed by homesteaders who quickly developed irrigation systems and cleared the land for agricultural production.
The City of Payette, located at the confluence of the Snake and Payette Rivers, was incorporated in 1891 and became the county seat
Payette is a community that celebrates its agricultural heritage and rural lifestyle, while promoting responsible growth that improves the quality of life for all citizens.
payette.govoffice.com   (496 words)

  
 Payette River Basin Flatwater Paddling & Canoeing - Water Trails
The Montour flat-water paddle is a perfect place for families, beginning canoeists and others to enjoy a low-key scenic float down this unsung part of the Payette River.
Little Payette Lake is mainly a hangout for float-tubing fly anglers who come here in search of big trout.
Nestled in the white granite mountains and dense Douglas fir forest of the Payette National Forest, Upper Payette Lake is a small scenic lake and an off-beat place to paddle.
www.trails.com /activity.asp?area=10931   (452 words)

  
 Idaho: The Payette River
River running pioneer Walt Blackadar passed away on the deep canyon stretch of the South Fork.
The North Fork of the Payette is considered one of the finest advanced kayak runs in the world, featuring 20 named class IV-V rapids in 16 miles.
It is important to remember that most of the deaths on this river happen to people who aren't local, and underestimate the river's power.
www.paddling.net /idaho/payette.html   (377 words)

  
 GORP - Payette River, Idaho
The Main Payette below Banks offers rapids of moderate difficulty and is a fine run for boaters with good basic skills.The takeout for the lower South Fork run is the normal launch point for the Main Payette.
The South Fork of the Payette can be an advanced whitewater run for one, two, or three days of excitement.
River runners portage around this spectacular sight then continue on through a narrow gorge filled with natural hot springs.
gorp.away.com /gorp/location/id/id_payet.htm   (524 words)

  
 Wildlife Management Areas - Payette River Information
Payette River WMA’s Birding Islands segment is located just northeast of the town of New Plymouth in westcentral Idaho’s Payette County.
Near the Idaho/Oregon border, scattered islands dot the Payette River.
Recognizing the significance of this area to nesting waterfowl, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) purchased 50 acres of Payette River islands in 1960.
fishandgame.idaho.gov /cms/wildlife/wma/payette/info.cfm   (263 words)

  
 Payette National Forest - Recreational Activities
Beaver and River Otters - To see these animals, try canoeing the flat water stretches of the Payette River above Payette Lake or the river between Lake Cascade and Payette Lake.
Good places to look are along the Secesh River, Loon Lake or sometime along the South Fork of the Salmon River.
During float trips on the rivers they can often be seen high up on the canyon walls or down along the river banks as they come down to drink.
www.fs.fed.us /r4/payette/recreation/wildlife.shtml   (1086 words)

  
 Payette River - ID
After figuring out how to get to the access point, (the dirt road down to the river bank is actually a few hundred yards south of the bridge), we unpacked the gear and got the canoe down from the pick-up.
The Payette River is world famous for its whitewater but it is often overlooked for many short sections of quiet water.
As we left the river channel and entered the upper portion of the reservoir the warning that I read about in the guidebook regarding afternoon headwinds became apparent.
www.paddling.net /places/showReport.html?72   (994 words)

  
 See America's Byways - Payette River Scenic Byway
The Payette River Scenic Byway meanders and curves through foothills, mountain valleys, canyons, forests and wide-open valleys with expansive vistas.
Lake Cascade, with its beauty and wildlife, can be glimpsed around the corners of the mountains and through the "Long Valley" surrounding it, and the view of Payette Lake set among the mountains and trees is a thrill for the first-time traveler.
Your tour of the Payette River Scenic Byway begins at the junction of U.S. 95 at New Meadows and runs along Idaho 55 south to Idaho 44 west of Boise.
www.seeamerica.org /byways/html/byways_pages/IDpayette.html   (597 words)

  
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Big Payette Lake is the heart of our community’s values and competitive edge.  It affords drinking water for thousands, water sports, swimming, camping, fishing and multiple attractions for tourists seeking a unique and pristine destination resort.
Endowment lands in the North Fork of the Payette River Water Quality Corridor are not leased for grazing.
The legislature finds that the waters of Idaho streams, rivers and lakes are threatened with pollution from the discharge of marine sewage and other wastes; that it is necessary to provide a uniform system for control and treatment of such marine sewage, gray water and other wastes; and that violators should be penalized.
www.payettelake.org /Documents/BPLMPLAN.htm   (3346 words)

  
 Wildlife Management Areas - Visiting Payette River
School and other groups are encouraged to visit Payette River WMA in the spring when waterfowl numbers peak.
The release or abandonment of domestic animals on Payette River WMA is prohibited.
Eagles, hawks and owls (collectively called birds of prey or raptors) are found at Payette River WMA during all seasons of the year.
fishandgame.idaho.gov /cms/wildlife/wma/payette/visit.cfm   (395 words)

  
 Whitwater Rafting down the Payette near McCall Idaho
The South Fork of the Payette River is unsurpassed in its rapids (quality and quantity), its scenery, and the length of its season.
The Payette begins high in Idaho's Sawtooth Mountains as a narrow ribbon of water winding through pine-covered granite mountains.
Rio is the name of the Cascade River Center and is located approximatly 40 miles North of Boise and 60 miles South of McCall.
www.inidaho.com /whitewaterpayette.htm   (802 words)

  
 Whitewater - Payette River Drainage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
July 2003, South Fork of the Payette River at Banks.
This beautiful expanse is home to a variety of river trips for almost year-round whitewater adventure.
For those who prefer a more peaceful river experience, the North Fork of the Payette, to the north of McCall above Payette Lake, meanders serenely for several miles of flatwater relaxation.
www.mccall-idchamber.org /visiting/whitewtr/1payette.html   (260 words)

  
 Payette River - Main - Official Idaho Vacation and Travel Planning Guide
Overview The Main Payette river below Banks offers easy access to rapids of moderate difficulty and is a fine run for boaters with good basic skills.
The Payette River is just an hour's drive from Boise but it still manages to leave civilization far behind.
Visitors float a clean mountain river with forested banks and hawks or osprey flying overhead, and different groups enjoy different stretches of the river.
www.visitidaho.org /thingstodo/attractions.aspx?attractionid=30772   (106 words)

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