Other Local Activities

Thinking of other things to do?


Adventure awaits, all within a short distance of our ranch!

There’s Always Something to Do Up Here

We’re perfectly situated for dozens of outdoor activities. You’ll find outstanding things to do any time of year, from whitewater rafting to zip lining. Click the buttons below to discover some of our favorites.

ATVs & Motorcycles

The Drybuck Valley is full of endless public trails for Motorcycles and ATVs. You'll enjoy a wide variety of trails from single tracks to old logging roads. There are trails for everyone. Below are a few links that you may find helpful!
Trail Maps - Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation 
Vehicle Use Maps - Boise National Forest Service
Rentals - Idaho Power Toys
Rentals - Intermountain Power Sport

Whitewater Rafting

Fun for everyone, from families to experts 6 miles from the Ranch in Banks, ID! Some of Idaho's premier whitewater rafting is located on the Payette River. A very popular run is the Main Payette, which runs from Banks south to Gardena. For the more experienced, there's the South Fork Class III/IV which runs from Garden Valley to Banks. Check out the links below for information on local rafting companies!
Bear Valley Rafting
Cascade Raft and Kayak

Mountain Biking

Mountain bikes are a fantastic way to enjoy the outdoors. There are many great trails here in the Boise National Forest for the beginners and the experienced!
Mountain Biking - Boise National Forest


The Payette River provides many exciting fishing experiences, from rod & reel to fly fishing. The link below has more information on fishing in the area!
Fishing - VisitIdaho.org

Hot Springs

Take a relaxing dip in a pool heated by natural geothermic hot springs! The natural minerals present in the water have many health benefits. You can find more information on the hot springs near the Ranch in the links below.
Roystone Hot Springs
Silver Creek Plunge

Zip Line

Based in Horseshoe Bend, Zip Idaho provides a one of a kind tour of the trees... zipping through the canopy! After a quick tour and a warm up to give you the feel for it, you'll be flying through the ponderosa pines! Visit their website to get started!
Zip Idaho


No better way to get your heart pumping than by flying free over the mountains. With both tandum paragliding and pilot training, you'll get your adrenaline fix at the Horseshoe Bend Flight Park. See the link below for details!
Horseshoe Bend Flight Park

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