Activities in Sun Valley

Whether you’re skiing down Sun Valley’s famed Bald Mountain or fishing in the diverse rivers and streams of the surrounding basins, you are certain to find plenty to keep you active and entertained during your visit. The Resort of Sun Valley is perfect for exploring powdery alpine bowls during the wintertime and ideal for a vigorous climb or bike across varied and unique trails during the summertime. No matter what your interests are, the recreational options in this beautiful resort town are sure to leave you with a wealth of unforgettable experiences.

Plan ahead for your trip to Sun Valley to be sure you get to see and do everything you would like during your stay. This helpful activities guide can provide good suggestions on what to do in Sun Valley as well as info and links to local guide shops, suppliers, and outfitters.


Spread over two mountains, Sun Valley Resort offers riders both high alpine adventure and relaxed go-at-your-own-pace skiing and snowboarding. There are also great opportunities for cross-country and heli-skiing in this wintertime playground.


Etched with rising trails and dramatic descents, Sun Valley’s many scenic pathways and rocky climbs provide bikers with as much or as little challenge as they’re looking for. The surrounding hillsides also contain many casual rides for an enjoyable afternoon cruising through the lush wooded landscape.


The vast mountain terrain of Sun Valley makes for some impressive views. Pack a small lunch for a relaxed picnic on the hillside or challenge yourself with a vigorous climb through this spectacular alpine region.


The new White Cloud golf course continues Sun Valley’s tradition of excellent golf. Gather your friends for a friendly round on these expertly designed courses or brush up on your putting at the 18-hole Sawtooth putting course.


The high alpine lakes and streams of Sun Valley are the perfect place to relax with friends and fish in some of the most diverse water Idaho has to offer. Set out on your own or join up with a fishing guide to get the best experience possible in these rich waters.

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