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A Guide to all the Guides and Outfitters

Posted On
Jun 08, 2020
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Things to Do

Feel the anticipation pulsing through your veins as you pull your helmet over your head and secure it. You throw your leg over your ATV and settle into the seat. Up ahead, the trail is inviting you to climb its terrain. The idea of the wind whipping past you as you fly across the path is tantalizing. You can almost taste the exhilaration. Your adventure is about to start.

Heber Valley is an epicenter of outdoor activities. It doesn’t matter if you're experienced or it’s your first time embarking out on the great outdoors, there are plenty of guides and outfitters to help you get started.

 

Your first step is choosing what kind of excursion to start with.

High Adventure

When it’s time to hit the mountain trails, these high adventure outfitters have what you need. Offering everything from gear, rentals and guides, you will have the perfect day outside.

Adventure Haus

Summer or winter, Adventure Haus at Zermatt Resort has you covered. Want to conquer a mountain? They offer Razors and ATV rentals. Wanna cool off in a reservoir? Rent a boat, paddleboard, wave runner or a kayak. Ready to hit the slopes? Snowboards, skis, snowshoes and gear rentals are available. Adventure Haus is ready to fuel your fun.

Wasatch Excursions

Whether you’re ready to play in the dirt, water or snow, Wasatch Excursions has the equipment you need. Check out their exclusive, guided recreational tours that wind through the scenic Wasatch Mountain State Park.

Lofty Peaks Adventures

If you’re looking for guided or unguided tours on ATVs or snowmobiles, then Lofty Peaks Adventures is right for you. Experience the beautiful, craggy mountains on acres of trails and panoramic views through Lofty Peaks Adventures. With over 20 years of experience, they will show you all the hidden wonders of Heber Valley.

Uinta Recreation

Offering 5-star service, Uinta Recreation started with ATVs and snowmobiles. Since their opening in 2006, they have expanded to include wave runners, mountain bikes, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, side-by-sides, travel trailers, snow bikes and more. During the winter, their snowmobile guided tours are a must.

Photo Credit: Adam Barker

Animal Outfitters

Trek across the landscape in Heber Valley on horseback or wade into the river with your fishing line and catch some trout. These outfitters are suited to help you enjoy the beauty of Heber Valley in a relaxed manner.

Rocky Mountain Outfitters

Escape into nature on horseback, as a guide takes you to incredible views along the Wasatch Mountains. Don a pair of fishing waders and let the experts at Rocky Mountain Outfitters take you to one of the Blue Ribbon fly fishing locations in the Heber Valley. In the summer, cool off with a guided raft tour. In this winter wonderland, enjoy a sleigh ride or race through the powder on a snowmobile.

Back Country Adventures Fly Fishing

Get a hands-on lesson from the fly fishing experts, Dan and Jim. You’ll go to the best spots at the best times. They will help you improve your fly fishing techniques, all while having a good time out on the Provo River.

Wilderness Access Outfitters

Your first stop for outdoor gear. Find everything from camping equipment to fly fishing gear, kayaks and paddleboards. Wilderness Access Outfitters will take you out on guided hikes or fishing in the beautiful Blue Ribbon locations. During the winter, be sure to go on a snowshoeing hike as well.

Fish Heads Fly Shop

The Provo River is Fish Heads Fly Shop’s specialty. The Provo River is full of trout, making it highly likely that you’ll catch your fish of the day here! Fish Heads Fly Shop offers full-day and half-day trips on the Provo River for a fantastic fishing experience.

KB Horses

It’s not a trip to Heber Valley without horseback riding. KB Horses will match each rider with the perfect horse for their skill level. Enjoy trail rides, horsemanship and riding lessons, sleigh and wagon rides, dinner sleigh rides and chuckwagon cookout rides.

Photo Credit Adam Barker

Out on the Water

Grab a life vest and get ready to splash around while these outfitters get you suited up to enjoy the reservoirs and rivers in Heber.

Aqua X Zone*

One of the best ways to enjoy the Jordanelle Reservoir is the Aqua X Zone. This inflatable water sports park offers fun obstacles along modular courses ranging from easy to hard. Run, jump, swing and swim around the Aqua X Zone. It’s the perfect solution to the summer sun.

Jordanelle Rentals and Marina

When it comes to the water, Jordanelle Rentals and Marina offers boat rentals for a day out on the lake. Speed across the water on a jet ski, drift around on a paddleboard or glide across the water in a kayak. There are plenty of ways Jordanelle Rentals and Marina can help you have fun in the water.

Pro Rafting Tours

The Provo River is waiting! Relax as you float with the currents on a tube. Try your hand at kayaking or rafting. Pro Rafting Tours has what you need to embark on the Provo River. Enjoy it at your own pace on your own or take advantage of one of their guided day trips.

Strawberry Bay Marina and Lodge

Spending a weekend in Heber Valley? Get to the water faster by staying at the Strawberry Bay Marina and Lodge. Rent a boat, paddleboard or fish right from the marina. Take advantage of Strawberry Bay Marina and Lodge’s guided hunting, fishing and horseback riding tours. During the winter they’ve even got snowmobile rentals ready for you.

*Due to COVID-19, some business’ hours and openings may be affected for the 2020 season.