With warm weather comes a whole bunch of fun outdoor activities, especially here in Provo. Summertime and fun are synonymous, and Utah is an outdoor playground when the snow melts. Hiking, rock climbing, and fishing are just a few of the many things to do here, and that includes Provo River tubing. Starting north of Provo and running into Utah Lake, the Provo River provides beautiful scenery and plenty of fun. Go Provo River tubing this summer, and experience the beauty and excitement of the Utah outdoors.
Looking for fun in the Provo area? You’re in luck! Not only is the Provo area rich with natural resources and great ways to get outside like Provo River tubing, but the free vacation guide from Hines Mansion is full of fantastic ideas. You’ll find the best Utah vacation here in Provo thanks to our awesome suggestions. Download it today!
Provo River Tubing
Runoff River Adventures
Provo River tubing, kayaking, and rafting at Runoff River Adventures will get you out on the water for an afternoon of summer fun. Starting at Deer Creek Dam, you’ll enjoy floating down Provo River in heavy-duty NRS tubes, while taking in the beauty of the scenery. Prices are wallet-friendly, too. Runoff’s five-mile trips are available for $13 during the week, and $17 on the weekend. Participants must be at least 14.
High Country Adventure
When the temperatures rise, so does the amount of people on the Provo River. Don’t be left out! Head to High Country Adventure and get to tubing. High Country offers both Provo and Weber River tubing (for the more daring), at reasonable rates. Plus, you can rent a cooler tube (yes, a tube made specifically to carry a cooler) along for floating refreshments!
Provo Canyon Outfitters
Located on East Provo Canyon Rd, home to the rest of the Provo River tubing companies, Provo Canyon Outfitters offers affordable trips for tubers of any skill level. Open daily, their tubing trips start in the Lower Deer Creek park and take approximately 2 hours, start to finish. Tube rentals start at $14 from Monday to Thursday, and $19 on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Other Outdoor Activities in Provo
Ready to dry off? Here are a few options that landlubbers will love.
Rock climbers, hikers, campers, and runners – if you fall in any of those categories, Rock Canyon Utah is the place for you. You’ll plenty of hiking trails, climbing spots and more, only minutes away from Provo.
The iconic “Y,” easily visible from Provo, is more than a local BYU landmark. Hike the short but steep trail, and enjoy a beautiful view from the top of Y Mountain.
Enjoy the Best in Provo Lodging at Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast
Brimming with historic appeal and charm, Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast has been one of Provo’s most known structures since 1895. Conveniently located in Downtown Provo, you’ll be only minutes away from the city’s best things to do and see when you stay at Hines Mansion. Our nine rooms are all uniquely decorated, from the English-inspired Secret Garden room to The Lodge, complete with a rustic, Old Western feel. Sprawl out on queen-size beds, relax in our two-person jetted tubs and enjoy the atmosphere of our romantic Utah b&b. Whether you decide to hike Rock Canyon, see a BYU football game, or simply just unwind, Hines Mansion Bed & Breakfast is the place for you. Contact us today to book your Provo getaway.