Challis

A SMALL TOWN WITH A BIG HEART

 

Challis

A Small Town With A Big Heart!

CHALLIS SHINES

YearRound

Make Challis your destination for four season fun. Friendly locals, outdoor adventures and diverse natural beauty await you in this town of 1,000. Challis is the ideal base camp for recreating in the vast 3 million acres of Custer County, in the heart of Central Idaho. Home to nationwide endurance runs, festivals in the foothills and unmatched scenery, Challis is the destination that stays with you. Being awed by the surroundings and falling in love with the town is just part of the experience.

WINTER

Winter brings area wildlife into the valley making it an exceptional time for wildlife viewing.  Snow on the peaks will keep you captivated with majestic views and the wonders of wildlife. Relax afterwards with cozy warmth of a fire and good friends.

SPRING

Spring is refreshing and full of life here in our corner of the world! Abundant fish and fowl can be found emerging and migrating to this beautiful area. When there is a sweet fragrance in the breeze, you will know know the lilacs are in full bloom!

SUMMER

Miles of trails and hundreds of gorgeous campsites are ready to be explored. With blue skies, car shows, fishing, rodeos and local concerts from the renowned Braun Brothers’ Reunion Music Festival. Summer time is when our little town shines brightest.

AUTUMN

Crisp mornings and splendid displays of nature getting ready for colder weather are perfect for activities around Challis. With prolific wild game in the area from ducks and grouse to elk and bighorn sheep, hunters can bag their limit in short order. 

WINTER

There are miles of cross country trails and snow machine areas throughout that will keep you captivated with majestic views and the wonders of wildlife. Relax afterwards with cozy warmth of a crackling fire and good friends.

SPRING

Spring is refreshing and full of life here in our corner of the world! Abundant fish and fowl can be found emerging and migrating to this beautiful area. When there is a sweet fragrance in the breeze, you will know know the lilacs are in full bloom!

SUMMER

Miles of trails and hundreds of gorgeous campsites are ready to be explored. With blue skies, come car shows, fishing derby’s, rodeos and local concerts from the Spank Martiny Broncs and Bulls to the renowned Braun Borthers’ Annual Music Event.

AUTUMN

Crisp mornings and splendid displays of nature getting ready for colder weather are perfect for activities around Challis. With prolific wild game in the area from ducks and grouse to elk and bighorn sheep, hunters can bag their limit in short order. 

2019  SPECIAL EVENTS

Braun Brothers Reunion

Classy Chassis Car Show

Broncs and Bulls Rodeo

Idaho is considered the Gem State for many reasons. See why by clicking on our adventure guide. The great state of Idaho has much to offer. From geological wonders and superior fishing to our rich cultural history, the whole family will enjoy this extraordinary area!

Idaho is considered the Gem State for many reasons. See why by clicking on our adventure guide. The great state of Idaho has much to offer. From geological wonders and superior fishing to our rich cultural history, the whole family will enjoy this extraordinary area!

Business Directory

Although Challis is small, we have much to offer our guests. All of our Chamber Members are a great asset to our community. We would be happy to have you as a part of the Challis Area Chamber Of Commerce.  

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