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Heber Valley Recreation: Abundant Year-round Adventure

The Wasatch Mountains are home to a variety of activities for both winter and summer fun. During the summer months you'll find trails for hiking and biking, lakes and rivers for fishing and boating, and forests for camping and exploring. Winter activities include world-class ski resorts in Park City, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice skating and ice fishing.

Search through the list below to find your next adventure in the beautiful Heber Valley.


Strawberry River

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
This pleasant dirt-road ride follows the flats along Strawberry River about 5 miles one-way. The route then climbs a rough road another 4 miles to a tiny reservoir surrounded by hillsides thick with wildflowers during mid-summer.

Strawberry Shoreline Trail

  • Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
This ten mile trail traverses the west shore of Strawberry Reservoir from Mud Creek Bay to East Portal Bay. The terrain is primarily rolling hillsides and shoreline flats, with access to the reservoir along the length of the trail.

Strawberry Valley Streams

  • Fishing
The lower Strawberry River, below Soldier Creek Dam, is a well-known fly-fishing destination. The river usually opens mid-July to artificial flies and lures and is stocked with brown, rainbow, cutthroat, and brook trout.

Strawberry Valley Trail

  • Snowmobiling
  • Beginner

Sundance Resort

  • Downhill Skiing
  • 801-225-4107
Ranked 2nd in Conde Nast Travler’s Reader’s poll for Top 50 U.S. Mainland Resorts 2007, Sundance is the resort that you’ve dreamed about – small enough to offer a uniquely intimate experience, yet challenging for all range of skiers and snowboarders with a vertical drop of 2,150 feet. Terrain offers 40% black, 40% blue and 20% green runs over 450 acres of Utah’s famous powder.

Thornton Hollow

  • Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
The Thornton Hollow trail is an out-and-back trail that branches off Daniels Canyon and climbs to the ridge. A tiny stream follows Thornton Hollow and can be rolling in spring.

Uinta Kiting

  • Cross-Country Skiing, Downhill Skiing
  • 435-647-6676
We offer Snow Kite lessons in the winter months. Use you kite for power as you ski or ride your snowboard. No lift lines, tickets or crowds and plenty of fresh tracks.

Wasatch Mountain State Park - Cross Country

  • 435-654-1791
Wasatch Mountain State Park, nestled against the eastern foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, is a winter wonderland for cross-country skiers.

Wasatch Mountain State Park Area

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Snowmobiling
This 22,000-acre park nestled in the Wasatch Mountains is loaded with miles of trails waiting to be explored.

Wasatch Visitor Center Trail

  • Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
This primitive trail climbs through oak and maples, making for a stunning fall hike when the colors along these foothills come alive. The trail ascends to the ridgeline where scenic views overlook Midway and the park golf course.

Adventure Haus

  • Ballooning, Biking, Boating, Downhill Skiing, and more...
  • 784 Resort Drive, Midway
  • 435-709-9540

Daniels Summit Snowmobiles/Horseback Riding

  • Horseback Riding, Snowmobiling
  • PO Box 240, Heber City
  • 435--548-2300

Deer Creek Island Resort

  • Boating, Fishing
  • Highway 189, Heber City
  • 435-654-2155

Fish Heads Fly Shop

  • Fishing
  • 32 South Main Street, Heber City
  • 435-657-2010
The Provo River is Fish Heads Fly Shop specialty, stop and talk to our guides about flies, favorite fishing holes or pick up the latest in fly rods and flies for this area.

Homestead Adventure Center

  • Biking, Horseback Riding, Scuba Diving, Shuttle Service, and more...
  • PO Box 99, Midway
  • 866- 931-3097
Enjoy America's true 4 season resort!

Jordanelle Rentals and Marina

  • Boating, Rafting | Kayaking
  • 515 State Road 319, Heber
  • 435-615-7397
Looking for an exciting outdoor adventure, but not sure where to start? Consider taking a boat rental out for a day of fishing or a kayaking excursion for some leisurely exploration. Jordanelle Rentals & Marina provides the ultimate boating experience just 30 minutes from Salt Lake City and less than 15 minutes from Heber City, Park City, and Midway. Located at Jordanelle State Park, we have the newest and nicest boating amenities in northern Utah.

KB Horses

  • Horseback Riding
  • 1851 E Center Street, Heber City
  • 435-657-0515
Guided horseback rides, riding lessons, sleigh and wagon rides, horsemanship classes, and chuck wagon cookout rides.

Lofty Peaks Adventures, LLC

  • Boating, Offroading, Rafting | Kayaking, Snowmobiling
  • ATV Location 918 W Cascade Springs Road, Midway
  • 435-654-5810
Whether it’s carving up fresh mountain powder on a snowmobile in the winter, riding ATVs through forested trails during the summer, or a relaxing day of boating on the lake, Lofty Peaks is the number one choice for the ultimate outdoor experience all year-round. Contact us to learn more about the tour and rental options we offer from locations in Salt Lake City, Park City and Heber area.

Midway Adventure Company

  • Ballooning, Biking, Boating, Downhill Skiing, and more...
  • 8 East Main Street, Midway
  • 435-657-2008

New Heights Rentals

  • Offroading, Snowmobiling
  • 435-709-2071
New Heights Rentals is your premier four-season Utah Adventure Outfitter. Located in the beautiful Heber Valley, we offer access to some of the worlds most beautiful ATV/RZR and Snowmobile trails. Our experienced team will work with you to create a highly personalized and memorable experience. Call us today @ 435-709-2071. We are excited to customize your Utah experience.