Our vacation home is located in the town of Huntsville which is in the Upper Ogden Valley near the shores of Pineview Reservoir.  Whether you are staying in Winter, spring, summer or fall, recreational opportunities are abundant.

Winter Recreation

Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort

Huntsville is the closest town to Snowbasin and our home is located in downtown Huntsville.  It is one of the closest rental homes to Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort and you can be on the slopes in just 15 minutes.  Snowbasin offers world class skiing and was the home of the 2002 Olympic Downhill and Super G events.

Snowbasin consistently is ranked #1 for Lifts and ranks highly for On-Mountain Food and Service.  Snowbasin boasts 2,959 vertical feet of ski trails with 104 runs; 7 percent novice terrain, 29 percent intermediate, 34 percent expert and 30 percent expert only.  Snowbasin has 12 lifts including 2 high-speed gondolas; a super pipe, three terrain parks and tubing hills.  With the snowsports learning center, day care facility and equipment rental, guests at Snowbasin receive world class service.
Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort, 3925 E. Snowbasin Rd. Huntsville, UT 84317. (888) 437-5488  

Powder Mountain

Powder Mountain Ski Resort (Pow Mow to the locals) is just a 25 minute drive from our home.  Powder Mountain regularly ranks high for snow and value. Pow Mow has 5,500 acres and 113 runs. One of Powder Mountain's greatest assets, the Lightning Ridge Snowcat, will tow you to the top of Lightning Ridge with very little effort.  Once on top you will access over 700 challenging acres of pristine powder snow with an impressive 2100' vertical drop.  Pow Mow offers 2 terrain parks, snowsports school and both day and night skiing.  Powder Mountain (801) 745-3772

Wolf Mountain Ski Resort

Wolf Creek Utah (formerly Nordic Valley) is a family-friendly resort offering what many people consider to be the best learn-to-ski & ride mountain in the Rockies.

The Wolfdeedo Double Chair was designed specifically with beginners in mind and it provides access to one of the best beginner slopes in Utah. The Howling Wolf Double Chair provides access to the top of the mountain and a nice gentle two-mile trial for beginner to intermediate skiers and riders. The Wolf's Lair Terrain Park has been increased in size by 50% for this season and includes 20 features to appeal to beginner through advanced freeriders.

On mountain improvements include state of the art snowmaking covering 60% of the terrain and a recontoured learning area. The new Wolf Mountain Learning Center Yurt and Kids Zone offers the utmost in convenience for parents wanting to drop off kids for lessons and programs in a safe and friendly environment.

Wolf Creek Utah is all about family fun and, with specials every weeknight, there are programs for everyone in the family. With two chairlifts and a Magic Carpetâ„¢, Wolf Mountain offers Utah's largest night skiing with 100% of the mountain being lighted.

Wolf Mountain is Utah's most affordable ski resort - skiers and riders can ski from as little as $10 per person! Our learn to ski and ride programs are the most affordable in the Rockies.

Hardware Ranch/Monte Cristo/Logan Canyon Snowmobile Complexes

Hardware Ranch, Monte Cristo and Logan Canyon snowmobile complex are grouped together and are some of northern Utah's unique recreation treasures. More than 180 miles of well-groomed snowmobile trails wind through the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, providing snowmobiling opportunities that are consistently included in lists of the West's top riding areas.

Huntsville Outdoor Ice Rink

Each winter, volunteers from the town of Huntsville create and maintain one of the nicest outdoor rinks in the Western US.  Many local, rising Hockey stars get their start after school and on weekends on the rink.  The town has rental skates available and the skates are distributed at the Huntsville Barbecue Company. Huntsville Town

Diamond Peaks Heli-Ski Adventures

Offering one of the most thrilling experiences of your lifetime.  Whether you are an expert skier, or an intermediate skier not accustomed to pristine powder, a friendly team of certified, professional guides will find the ideal terrain for you. 
 Diamond Peaks Heli-Ski Adventures (801) 745-4631

Historic Ogden

The city of Ogden has several fine attractions. Union Station on 25th Street is a wonderful stop for Ogden visitors. The original structure of the Union Station Depot burned in 1923. Today, however, the rebuilt Union Station houses several fine museums. While there, visitors should remember the rough history of the area and enjoy what Ogden has become. Another attraction is the Peery's Egyptian Theater on 2415 Washington Blvd. This structure was built in the 1920s and has become an excellent location for theater lovers to visit. Ogden City

Summer Recreation

Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort

The summer activities at Snowbasin are also impressive; full-moon gondola rides, mountain biking, Sunday brunch, Sunday concerts and dinner at Needles Lodge are just a few of the activities you can experience at one of Northern Utah's largest recreation areas. Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort 3925 E. Snowbasin Rd. Huntsville, UT 84317. (888) 437-5488 Snowbasin, A Sun Valley Resort

Wolf Creek Resort Golf Course

Features a par 72 golf course and has come to be known as one of Utah's most unique mountain courses.  Nestled at the foot of Powder Mountain and the head of Ogden Valley, it is know throughout Utah for its breathtaking vistas, attentive service and beautiful design.  Wolf Creek Resort Golf Course 3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive, Eden, UT 84310.  Tee times: (877) 492-1061 

Club Rec

Club Rec provides all your recreational needs in the Ogden Valley.  Offering boat, personal watercraft, ATV and snowmobile rentals.  With full day and half day rates available as well as custom membership points packages.  As a guest at Lakeside you will receive a discount off the half day and full day rates. Club rec is open 7 days a week and is located in Eden. 
Club Rec  2929 N. Highway 162, Eden, UT 84310,  Casey Pratt (801) 614-0500

Skywalker Balloon Company

Offering hot air balloon rides in the Ogden Valley for 2-6 people.  A balloon ride in the Ogden Valley promises bird's eye views of the Great Salt Lake, the Ogden Valley, Wasatch Range, Wasatch-Cache National Forest and many other scenic places from a totally different angle.  Each balloon ride ends with a champagne celebration.  Guests of Lakeside receive a special discount. 
Skywalker Balloon Company 2493 S. 1700 E., Salt Lake City, UT 84108. (866) HOTAIR2 (468-2472)  

Weber Pathways

Weberpathways is a non-profit organization dedicated to hiking trails, mountain biking trails and pathways for horseback riders, cross country skiers, snow-shoers and other non-motorized trail users.  Weber Pathways PO Box 972, Ogden, UT 84402  (801) 393-2304  

Pineview Reservoir

Huntsville is located on the shores of Pineview Reservoir, one of Northern Utah's most popular boating destinations. Numerous facilities around the 28 miles of shoreline offer many types of water-based recreation. Fishing occurs nearly everywhere at the reservoir, types of fish in Pineview are warm water species including the planted Tiger Muskie which are reaching record sizes. The reservoir also has some great beaches.   Wasatch-Cache Recreation Information 3285 E. 3300 S., Salt Lake City, UT 84109 
(801) 466-6411 


Ogden Area whitewater can be found on the Ogden River from Pineview Reservoir to Washington Blvd. with class 2-5 rapids, all levels of boaters will enjoy the water.  The Weber River between Mt. Green and Highway 89 also offers some extreme whitewater with the best flows from April to June.  Kayak Park, located near 24th street and the Ogden River is a premier hiking, biking, canoeing, fishing and kayaking experience.  Situated in an urban setting on the lower portion of the Weber River, the park provides local citizens and tourists with world class boating opportunities and also affords a point of access for fishing and trail use as well.  Kayak Rodeo Park

Red Cliff Ranch

Red Cliff Ranch is nestled snugly in the scenic and picturesque Wasatch Mountains. It is where it has sat for the past 155 years as one of northern Utah's oldest cattle ranches. Besides being drenched in history and the sweat of many a cowboy, the ranch is also known for its vast variety of wildlife and delicious cowboy cooking in its country cafe. The Red Cliff Ranch offers horseback riding; guided hay and sleigh rides; snowmobiling; mountainman rendezvous; hunting; fishing; cowboy crafts; and dutch oven dinners. Red Cliff Ranch