Summer Recreation


Summer Recreation

The Sun Valley area boasts nearly one million acres of surrounding forests and National Recreation Areas. From fly-fishing in famous Silver Creek to hiking through fields of wildflowers on Bald Mountain or exploring the 30 miles of paved bike trails, there’s something for everybody.

  • Hiking

    Trek to a pristine alpine lake or to the top of a peak to take in spectacular views, no matter your experience level. Be sure to grab a map and guide at the front desk before you depart for the day.

  • Fishing

    The divine destination for fly-fishing, Sun Valley is home to wild rivers, alpine lakes, Chinook salmon, trophy trout, and bass. Anglers are lured to Idaho and may never want to leave.

  • Biking

    From paved, flat trails to fat tire downhill biking on Baldy and everything in between, riding in the valley is a blast. And those views...simply breathtaking. Pedal on!

  • Horseback Riding

    Get saddled up and ready to explore – the perfect adventure for families and animal lovers alike. Whether you want a scenic trail ride or an overnight expedition, our outfitters do it all.

  • White Water Rafting

    Get ready for a wet, wild and exhilarating adventure with fantastic guides to keep you safe. Check out White Cloud Rafting Adventures for a variety of trips.

  • Kayaking & Canoeing

    Ketchum is surrounded by picturesque waters perfect for a leisurely paddle in nature. Whether you’re looking for an alpine lake or an exciting river adventure, you’ll find it in Sun Valley.

  • Golf

    Home to courses of varying difficulties, you won’t want to forget your clubs on your next trip. Trail Creek, Elkhorn and White Clouds offer public tee times.

  • Sport Shooting

    Individuals, groups, and beginners are all welcome at Get Your Shoot On!. From trap and skeet to duck tower and clays, there’s something for everybody.

  • Paragliding

    There’s no better way to enjoy the beauty of Sun Valley than from the air. Soar over Ketchum with a tandem liftoff from the top of Bald and experience flight.