Things to do

Garden Valley Trail Rides/Winter Sleigh Rides

Garden Valley Trail Rides/Winter Sleigh Rides

Garden Valley Trail Rides offer a variety rides on friendly horses through the beautiful Garden Valley area. Bring a group of friends and make it a fun afternoon! In Winter, take a breathtaking sleigh ride and view and feed the local elk, see the eagles soar and enjoy the other sights and sounds of this winter wonderland.
Location: Garden Valley, Idaho
Phone: 208-954-0121
Cascade Raft and Kayak

Cascade Raft and Kayak

Cascade Raft and Kayak has been offering Idaho whitewater rafting trips since 1985, bringing families together one splash at a time. With a variety of whitewater rafting trips from a mellow half day river float to a full day of whitewater thrills, Cascade Raft and Kayak offers the best Idaho rafting experience on the Payette River. Located just 45 minutes from Boise, Idaho overlooking the Main Payette we also offer group river rafting adventures and catering. So make a splash for this year`s office party or teambuilding event with an Idaho whitewater rafting trip and Cascade Raft and Kayak. www.cascaderaft.com or call 208-793-2221.
Location: 7050 Highway 55 Horseshoe Bend, Idaho
Phone: (208) 793-2221
Elk Springs Ranch - View and Feed the Elk

Elk Springs Ranch - View and Feed the Elk

ELK SPRINGS RANCH is located in the beautiful mountains along the Middlefork of the Payette River in Garden Valley, Idaho at an elevation of 3200 ft. A one hour drive North of Boise, Idaho. The conditions for raising Elk here in the Valley are ideal and a very natural habitat for these magnificent animals. We have beautiful green rolling hills and clear spring water. Your tour will include a ride on the trailer to feed the majestic Elk. You will also learn about the many uses of Elk products and why Elk have been domesticated. The Tour starts in the afternoon by appointment and the cost is $10 per person. Be sure to bring your camera to take pictures! Learn about Velvet Antler. Velvet Antler promotes energy and vitality. Strengthens body systems and increases stamina and enhances performance. Learn about Elk Meat. Gourmet Premium Elk is a delicious highly nutritional meat product. No antibiotics, no preservatives, no artificial ingredients and no hormones. Naturally raised on grass, hay and grain.
Location: 11 Elk Springs Road, Garden Valley, Idaho
Phone: 208-462-3072
Idaho X-Sports Snow Tubing Hill, Terrain Park and Euro Bungy

Idaho X-Sports Snow Tubing Hill, Terrain Park and Euro Bungy

Idaho X-Sports offers a "Daycation Destination" for the whole family. We havethe most unique and elaborately designed tubing hill in the Northwest, with six 900 foot long lanes to keep the fun coming, and three different run levels from mild to wild. Our tow lift safely pulls you to the top while you enjoy the ride up in your tube. The terrain park and Euro Bungy offer even more adventures! After you work up a hunger on the hill, come on down to the viewing patio where you can grab a bite to eat (no outside food or drinks will be allowed), or get out of the snow in the warming hut. Book in advance at www.idahoxsports.com or call 208-462-2555.
Location: 135 Charter Ranch Rd, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: 208-462-2555
Idaho Whitewater Unlimited

Idaho Whitewater Unlimited

Idaho Whitewater Unlimited is nestled along the Middle Fork of the Payette River in Garden Valley and offers guided raft trips throughout the Payette River System. All of our Full Day trips include lunch; most of them are Dutch Oven. Our River Trips range from serene to extreme and we have ˝ Day, Full Day and Overnight Adventures. Our experienced and dedicated staff is ready to ensure your safety and fun, and a boat load of memories! Give us a ring at (208) 462-1900 for reservations or questions, or check us out online at www.idahowhitewaterunltd.com
Location: 787 Banks Lowman Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: 208-462-1900
Bear Valley Rafting

Bear Valley Rafting

The true Idaho river experience! Located in beautiful Banks, Idaho at the confluence of the North Fork and the South Fork of the Payette River, Bear Valley Rafting Company is the ideal place to fulfill your true Idaho river experience! ˝ day, full day and BBQ trips for the beginner to the adrenaline junkie! Our trips are led by the most experienced guides on the Payette River; they incorporate their passion for the river into every trip! Visit our website for details and to book your adventure! www.bearvalleyrafting.com or call 208-793-2272.
Location: 7864 Idaho 55, Banks, ID 83602
Phone: 208.793.2272
Zip Idaho

Zip Idaho

ZIP IDAHO, the home of Idaho’s premier zip line tour company, along with our partner Experience Based Learning (EBL), have built a tour with 7 zip lines. We are based in Horseshoe Bend, Idaho and provide a unique eco-adventure that combines tree based canopy-tour style zip lines with Idaho’s longest zip lines. Zip lining is a great half-day activity for corporate groups, parties, reunions and dates. Visit our website to get more details about this exhilarating experience, www.zipidaho.com or call 208-793-2947.
Location: 101 Locust St Horseshoe Bend, Idaho 83629
Phone: 208.793.2947
Starlight Mountain Theatre

Starlight Mountain Theatre

Idaho’s Premier Family theatre, Starlight Mountain Theatre is an out door summer playhouse located in the beautiful mountains of Garden Valley. The theatre seats 300 patrons in stadium-style seating. The theatre’s designed elevation creates a perfect view from every seat. Visit our website, www.starlightmt.org or call 208-462-5523.
Location: 850 S Middlefork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: 208-462-5523