Sun Valley may be known for its perfect powder snow in the winter, but during the spring and summer months, there is also plenty to keep you busy on and off the mountains. Most people plan their vacations to Sun Valley in the winter, which is understandable, but the beauty of this vacation destination can be soaked up all year round. For the thrill seekers and adventurers and also those who like a quiet getaway, below are some great activities Sun Valley has to offer during the skiing and boarding off-season.
Walking or Hiking
Sun Valley is home to about 400 miles of single-track, and 30 miles of paved trails, all ranging from easy to difficult. Pete Lane’s Outdoor Adventure Center has all the gear you need and will happily assist in finding a trail that’s a good fit for you.
Enjoy the summer in Sun Valley by biking through over 30 miles of paved paths and hundreds of miles of mountain bike trails. Bald Mountain provides you with the opportunity to really challenge yourself on its trails, or take the easier route through the meadows and enjoy your surroundings.
Sun Valley Gun Club offers a variety of services to those interested in
The Western heritage that Sun Valley portrays really shines through their Sun Valley Stables and Western Horseman’s Center. Whether wagon or trail rides, beginner or advanced, the Sun Valley Stables offers lessons, trail rides and so much more for all ages.
There are so many different opportunities throughout Sun Valley to experience some great fishing. Silver Creek Outfitters, not associated with Sun Valley Resort, has expert guides and plenty of gear to choose from to ensure your fly fishing experience is top notch.
Sun Valley Lake
Come soak up the sun on a paddle boat, kayak or laying on the beach! Sun Valley Lake is close by Sun Valley Lodge and Inn and offers beach volleyball, horseshoes and an all-around relaxing day catching some rays.