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How to Make the Most of the Top Family Adventures in Stanley, Idaho

The Sawtooths are home to a wide range of activities and attractions for all ages and abilities. From hiking through gorgeous forests to exploring hidden hot springs, you’ll find something here for everyone in your group. Keep reading to discover some of our favorite family adventures in Stanley, Idaho

If you want to discover more things to do and places to see in the Gem State, be sure to request complimentary access to our Adventure Guide! 

4 of the Best Family Adventures in Stanley, Idaho 


Hiking through the beautiful Sawtooth Mountains is one of the best family adventures in Stanley, Idaho. Head over to our sister property, the Redfish Lake Lodge, to enjoy a network of pathways and trails that weave and wind through some of the most stunning natural landscapes in our great state. You’ll find everything from an easy hike on the Fishhook Creek Trail to a fun yet challenging trek on the Marshall Lake Trail.  

Whether you want to explore hidden alpine lakes, gaze out across the jagged peaks of the Sawtooth Range, or listen to babbling brooks run through scenic forests, this is an adventure you won’t want to miss on your trip with your family.  

Fly Fishing  

There are a few companies that offer exciting fly fishing experiences near Stanley. Rocky Mountain River ToursSilver Creek Outfitters, and Salmon River Anglers all provide engaging tours that you won’t find anywhere else.   

Mountain Biking  

Do you want to explore the Sawtooths on two wheels? If so, you will love zipping along one of the several incredible mountain biking trails near Stanley. Check out our blog to find out our favorite trails! We also offer a special mountain biking Adventure Bundle that’s perfect for families wanting to get out and explore together! 

Visit a Hot Spring  

There’s nothing quite like discovering a scenic hot spring during one of your family adventures in Stanley, ID. There are five incredible places to relax and enjoy geothermal springs in our area. Most are within 25 minutes of Triangle C Cabins and are well worth visiting when it gets chilly outside.  

Book Your Cabin 

If you want to make the most of your adventure to Central Idaho’s wilderness, book a stay at Triangle C Cabins! Our 10 unique cabins feature a mix of rustic accents with modern comforts—perfect for all adventurers! When you stay with us, you also get complimentary access to all of the activities and dining options at nearby Redfish Lake Lodge. All you have to do is reserve a free spot on the Redfish Lake Shuttle! Don’t forget to check out our collection of Adventure Bundles for more ways to explore the Sawtooths. 

a line of Triangle C Cabins in Stanley, Idaho

Start planning your trip by booking one of our cabins today! We also have three sister properties in town that provide incredible experiences if you can’t find availability during your selected dates. We look forward to welcoming you to our mountain oasis.