Cascade Raft and Kayak
The folks over at Cascade Raft and Kayak have been offering Idaho white water rafting trips since 1985, bringing families together, one splash at a time. With a variety of whitewater rafting trips from a mellow half-day river float to a full day of whitewater thrills, Cascade Raft and Kayak offers the best Idaho rafting experience on the Payette River. Located just 45 minutes from Boise, Idaho overlooking the Main Payette we also offer group river rafting adventures and catering. So make a splash for this year`s office party or teambuilding event with an Idaho white water rafting trip and Cascade Raft and Kayak.
Location: 7050 Highway 55, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
Phone: (208) 793-2221
Elk Springs Ranch
Elk Springs Ranch is located in the beautiful mountains along the Middlefork of the Payette River in Garden Valley, Idaho at an elevation of 3200 ft. A one-hour drive North of Boise, Idaho. The conditions for raising Elk here in the Valley are ideal and a very natural habitat for these magnificent animals. We have beautiful green rolling hills and clear spring water. Your tour will include a ride on the trailer to feed the majestic Elk. You will also learn about the many uses of Elk products and why Elk have been domesticated. The Tour starts in the afternoon by appointment and the cost is $10 per person.
Remember: Be sure to bring your camera to take pictures!
Location: 11 Elk Springs Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: (208) 462-3072
Idaho Whitewater Unlimited
Idaho Whitewater Unlimited is nestled along the Middle Fork of the Payette River in Garden Valley and offers guided whitewater rafting throughout the Payette River system. Full-day trips include lunch; most of them are Dutch Oven. Their river trips range from serene to extreme and offer day, full day and overnight adventures. IWU’s experienced and dedicated staff is ready to ensure your safety and fun, and a boatload of memories!
Location: 787 Banks Lowman Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: (208) 462-1900
Bear Valley Rafting
The true Idaho river experience! Located in beautiful Banks, Idaho at the confluence of the North Fork and the South Fork of the Payette River, Bear Valley Rafting Company is the ideal place to fulfill your true Idaho river experience! Day, full day and BBQ trips for the beginner to the adrenaline junkie! Their trips are led by the most experienced guides on the Payette River; they incorporate their passion for the river into every trip.
Location: 7864 Idaho 55, Banks, ID 83602
Phone: (208) 793-2272
Zip Idaho, the home of Idaho’s premier zip line tour company, along with their partner Experience Based Learning (EBL), have built a tour with 7 zip lines. Based in Horseshoe Bend, Idaho and provide a unique eco-adventure that combines tree-based canopy-tour style zip lines with Idaho’s longest zip lines. Zip lining is a great half-day activity for corporate groups, parties, reunions and dates.
Location: 101 Locust St, Horseshoe Bend, ID 83629
Starlight Mountain Theatre
Idaho’s Premier Family theatre, Starlight Mountain Theatre is an outdoor summer playhouse located in the beautiful mountains of Garden Valley. The theatre seats 300 patrons in stadium-style seating. The theatre’s designed elevation creates a perfect view from every seat.
Location: 850 S Middlefork Road, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Wild Bill’s Coffee and Bistro
Wild Bill’s Coffee and Bistro serves medium and dark roast coffee brewed from whole beans. Are you looking for that specialty espresso drink? They have Lattes, Frappes, Chai Teas, Teas Hot or Iced with over 50 flavors. Try their Peppermint Mocha, Hot Buttered Rum Latte or Hot Chocolate for a cold winter day. Come on in and relax in the cozy atmosphere where they serve full breakfast and lunch all day and have WIFI, great music and TV to watch your favorite sports event. Enjoy breakfast and lunch all day on the shaded patio. Enjoy an iced frappuccino or chilled glass of Salmon Creek wine with your meal. We also serve Wild Bills Milkshakes with over 50 flavors to choose from.
Location: 592 S Middlefork Rd, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: (208) 462-3505
Terrace Lakes Resort
At Terrace Lakes Resort, they feature a full-service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily in their lodge. After a full day of mountain recreation, refuel your body with their wide range of delicious dining options. They have all your breakfast favorites including hotcakes, French toast, omelets, and biscuits with gravy. Lunchtime features sandwiches, burgers, and salads, made to your specifications. Dinner time favorites include pizza as well as steaks and pasta dishes. During warm weather, be sure to ask for patio dining overlooking the beautiful mountains and forest to make the most of your experience.
Location: 101 Holiday Drive, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: (208) 462-3250
Two River’s Restaurant
Fine dining in a super friendly, comfortable atmosphere. Rob and Liz are your wonderful hosts and can Rob cook you a fine meal! Halibut, steaks, pasta. Always fresh vegetables, everything made from scratch! Breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you want to experience a great meal with great company in a great place, Two River’s Restaurant is the place to visit.
Location: 1049 Old Crouch Rd, Garden Valley, ID 83622
Phone: (208) 462-3770