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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.


Currant Creek Reservoir

  • Boating, Fishing
  • 435-654-0470
Currant Creek Reservoir, a high mountain reservoir in a beautiful setting, borders the outskirts of Wasatch County. This 290 surface-acre reservoir is stocked with rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout.

Daniels Creek

  • Boating, Fishing
Daniels Creek is a favorite fishing stream located just east of Heber Valley in Daniels Canyon. Highway 40 follows the stream nearly the length of the canyon, allowing for access virtually anywhere along the stream.

Deer Creek Perimeter Trail

  • Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Deer Creek State Park

  • Boating, Fishing
  • 435-654-0171
On a hot summer day, Deer Creek Reservoir is the perfect place to cool off. Scenic Deer Creek is situated at the base of Mount Timpanogos in the southwest corner of Heber Valley. Daily canyon winds create ideal conditions for sailing and wind-surfing.

Deer Valley Resort

  • Downhill Skiing
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • 800-424-DEER
Deer Valley is renowned as one of the most luxurious resorts in the country, offering impeccable guest services, gourmet dining, wonderful lodging and, of course, that first-class Utah powder spread over thousands of acres of beautiful terrain.

Duchesne Ridge

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing
  • Beginner
This out-and-back ride along a dirt road follows the Duchesne Ridge to Wolf Creek Summit, overlooking the West Fork of the Duchesne canyon and offering occasional views of the High Uintas. Because the road follows the ridge, there is little change in elevation, making this a great ride for beginners and distances can be varied.

Dutch Hollow Trail

  • Biking, Hiking, Snowshoeing, Horseback Riding
  • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Foreman Hollow

  • Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
This well-maintained loop trail climbs through conifer and aspen forest to reach a high plateau above Daniels Canyon. The trail crosses the plateau through a maze of quaking aspen and offers scenic views across Daniels Canyon and as far as Strawberry Reservoir.

The Great Western Trail

  • Hiking, Fishing, Horseback Riding
  • Intermediate
The Great Western Trail is a continuous cross-country trail stretching from Canada to Mexico, through Idaho, Utah and Arizona. The trail is a combination of single-track trails and dirt roads, traveling through some of the most spectacular scenery in Utah and Wasatch County.

Heber City Walk

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing
  • Beginner
A variety of walks through the city itself offer a sense of the rural feel of Heber. This pleasant five-mile walk wanders through Heber City neighborhoods, along downtown Main Street and past the County Fairgrounds.

Adventure Haus

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

Backcountry Adventures Fly Fishing

  • Fishing
  • PO Box 522, Heber City
  • 435-503-2411
Fly Fish With Jim and Dan on the Provo River in Utah “Jim and Dan” teach and guide fly anglers on the Provo River and areas near Heber, Utah. We take you to the best spots at productive times and help you improve fly fishing skills from whatever level. We specialize in teaching fly fishing techniques to new and intermediate anglers and we enjoy sharing our love for fly fishing and the outdoors with others. If you are visiting Park City, Salt Lake City, Orem/Provo or Heber City, we know all the local streams in the surrounding counties.

Daniels Summit Snowmobiles/Horseback Riding

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

Deer Creek Island Resort

  • Boating, Fishing, Rafting | Kayaking
  • 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.

Gravity Coalition

  • 269A East main St, Midway
  • 801-842-5091
We want to partner with YOU to make awesome things happen. Being outdoors connects us with our natural environment and connects us with those around us; those participating with us. What do you love to do? How can we help you get out and do what you love? Do you work out at the gym to prep yourself for your outdoor sport? Us too. Let us get you the gear that makes your activity awesome.

High Country Adventure

  • Rafting | Kayaking
  • 801-224-2500

High Valley Rental

  • Offroading
  • 801-636-1612
High Valley Rental is devoted to providing a quality service and experience in the UTV rental industry. Located in the Heber Valley, High Valley Rental offers a variety of services when it comes to UTV rentals and enjoying the outdoors.

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.