Midvale is a very small city in the central part of the state of Idaho, on the eastern border of Oregon. The Weiser River runs through this charming farming community, welcoming to visitors and their pups! For any care your fur-ever friend might need, there is one veterinarian in the nearby town of Weiser ready to help.
For some outdoor adventure, head to the Mann Creek State Park, located on the Mann Creek Reservoir, just south of Midvale in city of Weiser. The reservoir covers 283 acres, including five miles of shoreline for you to wander. This is a premier fishing location, where you can fish from the shore or from your boat. Rainbow trout and bass are stocked three times a year here. Plenty of boating and swimming opportunities exist for you and your pawtastic friend. Day use picnic areas with restrooms are located near the campground. How about planning an overnight stay here with Fido? Dogs are allowed off leash anywhere in the park, except for the campground. Be sure to watch your pup, as this is rattlesnake territory.
Midvale is the place to make lots of memories with your fur-iendly pup!
Memorial Park, in Downtown Weiser, southwest of Midvale, is a great place to spend some relaxing time with your pup. There is a pool, sports fields where the community comes together for games, and tennis courts. The National Fiddling Contest is held here annually, where you and Fido can enjoy the music! Or head to City Park or Veteran’s Park to sit and enjoy nature on its landscaped, grassy areas. The Weiser Fishing Pond is where you can throw in a line to catch some fish for lunch! Be sure to keep pup on leash at all area parks.
The McCall neighborhood of the city of McCall, northeast of Midvale, is where you and your pawtastic pup can find endless opportunities for outdoor adventure. The Ponderosa State Park, along Payette Lake covers 1515 acres and offers endless hiking and biking trails for the summer, and Nordic cross-country trails in the winter. There is a visitor’s center which offers restrooms and water. You can find a place for your pup to swim in the lake or rent a canoe to take him for a spin. Or head to Legacy Park on the lake for some open space relaxation by the marina.
Rotary Park is the place to visit in the West McCall neighborhood in McCall, northeast of Midvale. This park lies on beautiful Payette Lake, and offers open grassy areas to throw down a blanket and relax with pup by your side. Or take a stroll on the paved path which has benches to sit and enjoy the scenery. There is a cool playground for the kiddies, plenty of picnic tables and restrooms are provided here as well as drinking fountains. Be sure to keep Fido on leash and bring clean up mitts to keep this park pristine.
Lake Cascade Park, in the city of Cascade north of Midvale, is home to 500 acres of nature! This park is the place to take your fur-ever friend for a hike on its miles of trails. Offering plenty of water activities as well, you can find a place to let Fido swim, and there are plenty of great fishing or ice fishing spots. Non-motorized boats can be put in and many come to windsurf on this lake. Also, check out the Payette River Basin Water Trail which offer miles of river for canoeing or kayaking with your pup.
In North Ontario, in the city of Ontario, Oregon, southeast of Midvale, there is a beautiful outdoor area for you and your pup. The Ontario State Recreation Site is a day-use park which lies on the Snake River. There is plenty of open grassy areas to roam or large trees to relax under. Many visitors frequent this site to enjoy the wildlife and do some birdwatching. This is also a prime location for great fishing. There are restrooms provided, and many of the parks more remote areas welcome dogs to be off leash. Bring your pup, your binoculars, and enjoy!