*Embrace winter’s romance with one of our most popular activities: a classic horse-drawn sleigh ride through the snowy hills. Sun Valley offers half-hour tours that will pass by memorable spots like the Hemingway Memorial and Trail Creek Cabin. For a longer, more memorable night, take the sleigh ride to Trail Creek Cabin for dinner with the family. Round-trip scenic rides are available Tuesday through Saturday and nightly during the Christmas holidays and Presidents’ Week. Private bookings are also available.
Dinner Sleigh Rides
A sleigh ride to Trail Creek Cabin for dinner has traditionally been one of the most memorable and fun Sun Valley winter experiences for the whole family. The sleigh ride to Trail Creek Cabin for dinner is available Wednesdays through Sundays and nightly during Christmas holiday and President’s Week. Private bookings are also available.
The ride lasts about 1/2 hour. Dress should be warm and blankets are provided. Because of the wild popularity of the sleigh/wagon rides to dinner at Trail Creek Cabin, reservations are required.
Sleigh reservations should be made well in advance to ensure availability. Peak season dates are December 19th–January 3rd & February 1st–March 6th. Reservations should be made through the Sun Valley Recreation Center: (208) 622-2135.
Weather permitting, sleighs/wagons will run mid-December through March.
Dinner Sleigh Schedule
Child (12 & under)
Pricing is all inclusive (sleigh/wagon, dinner & tip) No charge for infants under 3 yrs. old.
Scenic Sleigh Rides
Nothing says winter fun like a cozy sleigh ride through the snow. Sun Valley offers a one-hour scenic tour of the area, departing from the Sun Valley Nordic Center and arriving at Trail Creek Cabin. The sleigh ride will depart the Sun Valley Nordic Center every half-hour, beginning at 11:00 am and take guests through the Trail Creek Golf Course and past such landmarks as the Hemingway Memorial.
Scenic Sleigh Schedule
Child (12 & under)
Peak Season | Sleighs run daily
Regular Season | Sleighs run Friday & Saturday
Sleighs/Wagons will depart every half-hour from the Sun Valley Nordic Center starting at 11:00 am. The last sleigh will depart from the Nordic Center at 2:00 pm.
Reservations are not required for parties of less than eight people. Children 2 years old and younger are free.
Tickets may be purchased at either the Recreation Center or Nordic Clubhouse
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