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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.

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Sleepy Hollow Trail

  • Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
Sleepy Hollow Trail climbs through aspen forest approximately three miles one way to overlook Strawberry Reservoir.
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Snake Creek Canyon

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Horseback Riding
Experienced hikers/riders will enjoy exploring miles of trails through scenic forests and lush vegetation of Snake Creek Canyon, nestled is Wasatch Mountain State Park west of Midway.
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Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort

  • Downhill Skiing
  • 800-385-2002
The 2,500 acres of ski-terrain are accessed by 11 ski lifts and an aerial tram - as well as a brand new tunnel, which swiftly connects snowboarders and skiers to Mineral Basin's back bowls. Not that Snowbird is just for skiing. You can snowshoe, snowmobile and take guided mountain tours here.
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Soapstone Basin

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
This 16-mile intermediate loop is a favorite with area mountain bikers. The high elevation makes for cool temperatures throughout the summer and the scenery is spectacular! Meadows of wildflowers intermixed with spruce forest typify the landscape and distant views of the High Uinta Mountains dot the horizon.
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Soldier Hollow

  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Beginner
  • 435-654-2002
Soldier Hollow was one of the busiest venues during the Olympic Winter Games as the scene for 18 events, including six for biathlon, ten for cross-country, and two for the skiing portions of Nordic combined. Competition was held over 16 days and required 11 different race formats and course configurations.
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Solitude Mountain Resort

  • Downhill Skiing
  • 801-534-1400
Fifty years ago, the first skiers took to Solitude’s slopes. It was comparatively small and unassuming then. Today, if the resort remains pleasantly uncrowded, it spreads out over 1,200 acres of terrain. Solitude is truly removed, located 12 miles up Big Cottonwood Canyon and possessing a quality of untouched beauty.
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Strawberry Area Trail

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing, Horseback Riding
  • Intermediate
  • 435-548-2321
Strawberry Valley offers a variety of hiking trails through a conifer and aspen forest or along the reservoir shoreline.

Strawberry Peak South OHV Trail

  • Hiking, Fishing
  • Beginner, Intermediate
  • 801-798-3571
There are approximately 48 miles of routes in this one-day ride system.
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Strawberry Reservoir

  • Boating, Fishing
  • 435-654-0470
Strawberry Reservoir, at over 17,000 surface-acres, can take a full day to explore by boat. Two reservoirs, Strawberry and Soldier Creek, were combined in 1985 by way of a long, narrow canyon to create today's Strawberry Reservoir. This canyon, now called "The Narrows," can be one of the most scenic areas on the reservoir and is only accessible by boat.
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Strawberry Ridge

  • Biking, Hiking, Fishing
  • Intermediate
  • 435-548-2321
This lengthy 14-mile loop begins just south of the Strawberry Visitor Center on Clyde Creek Road, approximately 23 miles southeast of Heber City off US Hwy 40. Park at the corrals and climb Clyde Creek road to Strawberry Ridge.
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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.
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Daniels Summit Snowmobiles/Horseback Riding

  • Horseback Riding, Snowmobiling
  • PO Box 240, Heber City
  • 435--548-2300
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Deer Creek Island Resort

  • Boating, Fishing, Rafting | Kayaking
  • Highway 189, Heber City
  • 435-654-2155
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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.
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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!
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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.