‘Trailing of the Sheep’ autumn festival in picturesque Idaho

Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Sun Valley area of Idaho (Michael Edminster)

Trailing of the Sheep Festival in Sun Valley are of Idaho, October 6-10, 2021, is a perfect autumn family RV destination.

This annual migration of sheep from summer pastures south to winter grazing is fun to be around. It “is Idaho living history and a five-day festival that highlights the people, arts, cultures, and traditions of sheep ranching in Idaho and the west,” according to festival organizers.

The sheep are the center of the festival and “knit together a cultural tapestry of concerts, workshops, presentations and dogs.”

‘Trailing of the Sheep’ information

Call (208) 720.0585 or TrailingoftheSheep.org/. According to the festival website, here are nearby camping RV camping possibilities:

Sheep_Caravan_IdahoLions Park
Bullion St. west, Hailey, ID.
No hookups or services. Dry Camping on the Big Wood River near nature reserve with trails.

Meadows RV Park
13 Broadway Run, Hwy 75, 2 Miles S. of Ketchum;
Ketchum, ID 83340
Phone: (208) 726-5445

Clear+Creek+Sheep-Idaho-colorRiver Run Parking Lot
Ketchum, ID, at the base of River Run lifts just south of Ketchum
No hookups or services.  Large skier parking lot.  Easy bike access to everywhere.

Riverside RV Park & Campground
403 Broadford Road
Bellevue, ID 83313
Phone: (208) 788-2020

Valley Creek Motel and RV Park
62 Eva Falls Avenue; Stanley, ID 83278
Phone: (208) 774-3606

– Julianne G. Crane

Photos: Migration of sheep to winter grazing pastures. (Courtesy: Trailing of the Sheep Festival)

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