Stanley is nestled between the majestic Sawtooth and White Cloud Mountain ranges. Its unique location is an Outdoor Haven for all ages and abilities. This vast untouched wilderness welcomes both motorized and no motorized enthusiasts to explore the vast Idaho wilderness. Stanley has some of the most unique natural surroundings in the world.
Hundreds of miles of back-country trails and Forest Service roads allow visitors to explore the endless mountains, rivers and lakes by foot, bike, boat or motorized vehicle. Visitors will find an excellent opportunity to witness wildlife, wildflowers, birds, clean waters and world-class vistas. Experience the family friendly rafting on the Salmon River or spend a day fly-fishing the pristine waters and mountain lakes. Explore the ghost towns of Custer and Bonanza to experience Idaho’s gold mining history first hand.
After a fun day of exploring relax your muscles in the soothing Sunbeam Hot Spring, one of Stanley’s secret treasures. Evenings bring amazing sunsets over the Sawtooths followed by star gazing the unlit sky. Or, wet your whistle at one of the western saloons.
Winters provide small crowds and enormous amounts of terrain to explore on snowmobiles, snowshoes and skis. Spend a day on top of the famous Sawtooth peaks or rent a yurt and take your time enjoying the unsurpassed beauty and powder filled slopes. The high meadows and mountain canyons provide unlimited snowmobiling with breathtaking views. Come find out for yourself what Stanley has in store for you.