Nestled in Idaho’s picturesque rugged mountains, Whitetail Club, located in McCall, Idaho, is a vibrant community approximately 100 miles north of Boise and sits atop the world at an elevation of 5,000. We are thrilled to share that Whitetail Club has again been named one of the Top 150 Country Clubs by Platinum Clubs of America for 2023-24!

We were recently notified of this honor by the Club Leaders Forum organization, the preeminent governing body in private clubs worldwide. This award distinguishes Whitetail Club with ‘Platinum Status,’ a respected recognition of Private Club Excellence throughout the United States, and we could not be more proud.

General Managers, Chief Executives, and Chief Operating Officers joined Club Presidents and Owners in a nationwide record turnout to cast their votes. Here’s why Whitetail Club is the preeminent private club in the Pacific Northwest.

Word On The Street: Throughout the years, Whitetail Club has made headlines and received prestigious awards in various fields:

  1. Golf Digest recognized Whitetail Club’s Golf Course as one of America’s 100 Greatest Courses.
  2. The Cove, our famed spa, was awarded the Forbes Travel Guide Star Award.
  3. The Narrows Steakhouse has been named to Wine Spectator’s Awards for nine consecutive years.

With astounding mountainous views and unspoiled, rugged landscapes, we built our award-winning amenities, ensuring members had every luxury needed to live the ideal mountain life. Amenities that include:

Remarkable Amenities and Facilities

An Unrivaled Golf Course

Designed by Roger Packard and two-time U.S. Open winner Andy North, the golf course features a scenic 18-hole, par-72 course comprised of 7,200 yards ensuring golf enthusiasts of all skills can experience THE signature Idaho course. The club experience at Whitetail Club also includes an impeccable golf practice facility and studio, differentiating us from other private golf communities.

Whitetail Club Lakefront Clubhouse

A Lakefront Clubhouse

Overlooking Payette Lake and the Salmon River Mountains, our 17,00 square foot clubhouse is the heart of our private community. Complete with a remarkable restaurant, a full-hosted bar offering crafted seasonal cocktails, a private beachfront and marina, cascading hot tubs, and more – the clubhouse is the lakefront social gathering exclusively for our members.

The Cove, An Authentic McCall Spa

This is THE spa experience for those seeking to experience the beauty of the Pacific Northwest. This is the ultimate Idaho indulgence, offering a selection of spirited massages, soothing organic facials, immersive full-body wraps and scrubs, and indoor and outdoor immersion pools.

Shore Lodge

Established in 1948, our 77-room boutique hotel consistently ranks as one of the best resorts in the West. This lakefront resort offers members preferred member benefits to all its offerings, including outstanding hotel restaurants.


Whitetail Club has developed incredible trails for year-round exercise and adventure. Members have exclusive access to groomed hiking, biking, and Nordic skiing trails, making it easy to achieve your dreams of an adventure-driven lifestyle with all the perks of a luxurious private club.

Community Engagement

Embracing the exquisite environment surrounding Whitetail Club, our private club is the ideal year-round playground for avid adventure seekers. With over 70 unforgettable events happening all year long, Whitetail Club strives to provide its members with an action-packed lifestyle. From signature golf events on our mountain golf course to memorable backcountry trips to live private concerts from renowned artists, we like to ensure that our members live the good life.

What’s Next?

While living and playing in the Wilds of Western Idaho is our ultimate goal, we’re always asking ourselves this pivotal question: How can we constantly evolve and provide our members with the absolute best experience. We continue to forge a path of innovation and embark on new initiatives. Whether conceptualizing and building new member experiences through our amenities or providing state-of-the-art technology solutions to make our members’ lives easier and more rewarding, we are constantly asking, “what’s next?”

Embracing Our Roots

This hidden gem’s allure stems from the area’s natural luxuries and the lifestyle they afford. At once action-packed and serene, our club is beyond compare. Seasons here present their own prospects for adventure and relaxation. From thrilling ski runs recognized by National Geographic to ancient hot springs such as Burgdorf Hot Springs or Gold Fork Hot Springs – we invite our members to experience luxury on the edge of the wild.


Our pursuit is never-ending, and we wouldn’t have it any other way. We invite you to witness Whitetail Club and the charming town of McCall in the wilds of Western Idaho. If you want to learn more about our Discovery Tours, click here.