Offsite Activities

Idaho is a beautiful state and there are plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy. Let us know what you're interested in and we can get you the right contact information to schedule activities with local companies.

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UTV/ side-by-side, kayak, and e-bike rentals

Local Attractions

What Attractions and sites of interest are near River Canyon Retreat?

Here's a treasure trove of attractions and sites of interest near River Canyon Retreat:

1. Whitewater Adventures: Experience world-class whitewater rafting and kayaking on the North Fork, the South Fork and the Main Payette River.

2. You can raft, float, or paddleboard the family-friendly Middle Fork of the Payette River, and enjoy its sandy beaches at nearby Weilmunster Park in Crouch.

3. Terrace Lakes: Tee off at Terrace Lakes' 18-hole golf course or take a dip in their full-size natural hot springs swimming pool. Winter activities include snow tubing and cross-country skiing trails.

4. Starlight Mountain Theater: Catch a show at Starlight Mountain Theater, an outdoor musical theater running from June to August. Don't be surprised if you see some wildlife wander past during the is an outdoor theater after all!

5. Shooting Range: Test your aim at the shooting range conveniently located within 5 minutes of the Retreat.

6. Hiking Trails: Explore several hiking trails just minutes away, perfect for outdoor enthusiasts of all skill levels.

7. Outdoor Rentals: Rent UTVs, kayaks, and E-bikes for outdoor adventures in the surrounding area.

8. Natural Hot Springs: Discover a variety of natural hot springs pools within a 30-minute drive, ideal for relaxation and rejuvenation.

9. Sawtooth National Recreation Area: Take a day trip to the Sawtooth National Recreation Area to explore its breathtaking high mountain lakes, meadows, and rugged peaks.

10. Fishing: Enjoy lots of local fishing opportunities. Check out this guide for more information.

11. Ski Resorts: Hit the slopes at three ski resorts located within two hours of the Retreat, offering winter fun for skiers and snowboarders of all levels.

12. Discover Idaho: Dive into the wonders of Idaho by visiting Visit Idaho for more information on local attractions and activities.

With so much to see and do nearby, your stay at River Canyon Retreat promises to be filled with adventure and excitement!