Nearby cities and towns in the Wood River Valley
Year round, Ketchum offers a wealth of things to do. In winter you can spend your day skiing, snowboarding or mushing a pack of huskies. In the warmer seasons you can take a chair lift ride for some sight-seeing or picnicking, hike Bald Mountain's wildflower fields, explore the mountain on horseback, ride the rapids of the Salmon River or take in a music festival . There is no shortage of activities in Ketchum.
Celebrating the past when horses were of great importance. See the non-motorized Big Hitch Parade, take a ride in a horse-drawn buggy and enjoy some square dancing.
Bigwood Golf Course. 115 Thunder Trail Road, Ketchum, ID 83340. Phone: 208-726-4024.
Sawtooth National Forest. Ketchum Ranger District: 206 Sun Valley Road, Ketchum, ID 83340. Phone: 208-622-5371; Fax: 208-622-3923.
Located in the northwest section of the forest, Ketchum Ranger District has 321,544 acres for outdoor recreation including 500 miles of streams and over 90 lakes for fishing. Winter offers a great ski area, Bald Mountain. Numerous trails and roads can be found for hiking, biking, horseback riding and scenic driving. Find the activities that interest you.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
Idaho's Best Fishing Waters by Wilderness Adventures Press. 167 detailed full-color maps of 26 of Idaho's finest fishing waters. This is the most comprehensive book of angling maps ever created for Idaho's rivers, streams, and lakes. Each 8-1/2 x 11 map shows all the access sites with GPS coordinates, boat ramps, campgrounds, roads, trails, rapids, dams, tributaries, and other useful information. Order now...
Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho by Ken Retallic and Rocky Barker. This guidebook covers major rivers, including Henry's Fork, Island Park Reservoir, Teton, South Fork of the Snake, Big Wood, Little Wood, Silver Creek, Salmon, Boise, Payette, Clearwater, St. Joe's, Lochsa and Selway. A detailed, easy to read text addresses popular gamefish with descriptions of each. Order now...
Fishing Idaho: An Angler's Guide, 2nd Edition by Joe Evancho. This editions contains the same, though updated, type of information, plus three additional chapters and new backcountry fly-in fishing information. With approximately 260 pages, the new chapters cover Native Lands, high mountain lakes and a thorough, albeit brief, section on fishing Yellowstone National Park. Order now...
The Idaho Paddler Whitewater Gems by Sean Glaccum. A guide to 72 different whitewater runs in Idaho covering rivers, creeks and water falls, accompanied with a full page photo and directions. This book will get you the adventure you are looking for and get you there with the info to have a great time. Order now...
Idaho the Whitewater State by Grant Amaral (Author), Laura Andrews (Editor, Illustrator), Doug Ammons (Designer, Editor), Mary Williams (Author). The complete guidebook to the rivers of Idaho. Containing over 100 different runs, 100 maps, 16 color and 52 black and white photos, The Whitewater State is the best-selling Idaho guidebook. Order now...
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