McCall, Idaho: Monster of Payette Lake

Town's only acknowledgement of "Sharlie," a local lake monster, is a kid-friendly serpent statue that loops in and out of the sand at a lakeside park.
Address:
W. Lake St., McCall, ID
Directions:
In little Rotary Park, which is on the north side of Hwy 55/W. Lake St., just east of the little bridge across the Payette River.
Admission:
Free
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Playground lake serpent.

Sharlie, Twilight Dragon of Payette Lake

Cousin to Nessie, Ogopogo, and Champ. Sharlie of Payette Lake anxiously awaits brave swimmers who enjoy cold water.

[Taffy the travel cat, 10/24/2016]

Sharlie, also known as Slimy Slim, is a creature that's been spotted in Payette Lake for hundreds of years.

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