Craters of the Moon National Monument
Located in Central Idaho, this 750,000 acre monument boasts it's "weird and scenic landscape" featuring a wide array of volcanic features in this vast lava field. Enjoy your day hiking, bird watching, backpacking, photography and exploring the caves. Camping and RV parking available.
Frank Church Wilderness
The 2nd largest wilderness park in the lower 48, the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness park covers territory on six national forests, the old Idaho Primitive Area and the Salmon Breaks Primitive Area. This is an area of vast rugged mountains, deep canyons and flowing rivers.
Sun Valley / Ketchum
When it opened in 1936, the Sun Valley resort featured the first chairlift developed at UP headquarters which replaced the traditional rope tow and heated outdoor swimming pools. Celebrities such as Gary Cooper, Marilyn Monroe, Clark Gable, Lucille Ball and Errol Flynn were invited to visit the new resort to help promote it. The plan worked and Sun Valley continues to be a destination for celebrities, musicians, political figures and business owners alike. Throughout the years, Sun Valley and the surrounding area have been featured in numerous movies, TV programs/specials and documentaries. One celebrity who is forever linked to Sun Valley is author Ernest Hemingway who completed his novel, “For Whom the Bell Tolls” while staying at the Sun Valley Lodge in 1939.
Nestled in the heart of the Sawtooth Mountains, Re
dfish Lake was arved by glaciers at an
elevation of 6,550 above sea level. Visitors to Red
fish Lake enjoy crystal clear water, sandy beaches,
hiking, boating, fishing, camping and clear mountai
n air. Camping reservation can be made through the
Forest Service. If more modern amenities are your
style, the Redfish Lake Lodge has motel style rooms
and cabins available.
Sawtooth National Recreation Area
Looking for an adventure “off the grid”? The Sawtooth
National Recreation area features more than 700 mil
es of hiking trails, 40 peaks towering over 10,000
feet and more than 300 high mountain lakes nestled
among the peaks. A great place to enjoy camping,
hiking, backpacking, fishing, boating, bicycling, p
hotography and meditation.
Hailed as one of “America’s Best Kept Secrets” by
Backpacker Magazine in March 2011, the White Cloud Mountains are often overlooked by visitors due to their close proximity to the neighboring Sawtooth Mountains. Located to the east of Stanley, ID – the Boulder-White Clouds area consist of more than 300,000 acres and is home to bighorn sheep, black bears, mountain goats and