JACKSON HOLE’s WINTER ACTIVITIES
Find the best winter activities in Teton Village, including skiing and snowboarding, snowmobile tours, dog sledding, fat biking, snow tubing, and scenic flights
Although Jackson Hole is famous as one of the best ski areas on the planet, there are plenty of other winter activities for guests of Teton Private Residences. Our condo rentals in Teton Village are an ideal homebase to explore Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Take advantage of traditional winter time activities such as snowmobiling and sleigh rides or try something different like dog sledding or fat tire biking in the snow. For non-skiers still interested in physical outdoor activities, Jackson Hole provides abundant opportunities to experience the ice and snow firsthand. For those who would rather pamper their mind and body in the midst of a winter wonderland, Jackson Hole features a vibrant arts scene, top notch dining and, for its size, a disproportionate number of world class body practitioners. Whether you make use of the first-rate ski hills or not, Jackson Hole offers more than enough winter activities to keep everyone happy.
Skiing and Snowboarding
Base yourself in Teton Village for the best skiing and riding in North America. With three mountains of all ability levels just minutes from each other, Jackson Hole offers truly amazing skiing and snowboarding.
Snow King, Jackson’s Local Hill, celebrates small town skiing with hourly passes and night skiing. Grand Targhee is known for its terrific powder skiing, and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers beginner, intermediate and cornice jumping expert terrain.
Remote hot springs, winter wildlife, untouched powder fields or Old Faithful – wherever you want to go a snowmobile will get you there. Drive your own or ride and take in the sights, either way you are in for an exciting day.
Guided trips include Granite Hot Springs, Continental Divide, Brooks Lake Lodge, Yellowstone, Gros Ventre Mountains, Grey’s River, and Teton Village.
Winter Wildlife Safaris
In so many ways, winter is the heart of Grand Teton and Yellowstone. Our snowy environment contains an incredible diversity of wildlife that can be observed unlike any other time of year.
Grand Teton National Park offers incredible wildlife watching and Jackson Hole's National Elk Refuge becomes a virtual Serengeti of large game observation.
National Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides
Take a horse-drawn sleigh ride among an elk herd numbering in the thousands. It’s an activity the whole family will enjoy and is an excellent opportunity to get up close to the elk for amazing photos.
Trips depart from the Visitor Center in the Town of Jackson and shuttles leave every 20-30 minutes. The 45-60 minute tour runs throughout the day from 10am to 4pm.
Dinner Sleigh Rides
Beyond the Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides, there are horse-drawn adventures available sure to create lasting memories.
Dinner Sleigh Rides with the Spring Creek Ranch overlook the lights of Jackson and includes dinner at the award-winning Granary Restaurant.
Vintage Sleigh Rides with dinner on the banks of the Snake River is a special experience with spectacular sunsets.
Travel at the speed of dog for a unique way to tour our amazing landscapes. Ride to Granite Hot Springs for a soak while your guide prepares lunch or head north for a tour up to Togwottee Mountain Lodge.
This is one of our most popular winter activities and we strongly encourage you to book early as availability is minimal once winter begins.
Visit snow-covered Yellowstone National Park from the warm comfort of a Snow Coach. Frozen waterfalls and lakes, abundant winter big game, shimmering hot pools and steaming geysers are just a few of the Park’s attractions.
Tour includes pick-up and drop-off at the hotel as well as breakfast, lunch, refreshments and plenty of stops along the way for wildlife viewing and photography.
Cross Country Skiing
Tour Grand Teton National Park or the surrounding national forest with a naturalist guide on a four, six or full-day Nordic ski tour.
There is also a groomed cross-country trail system at the nearby Teton Pines Country Club.
Enjoy the peace and serenity of a guided snowshoe tour in Grand Teton National Park or surrounding national forest trails. Four-hour, six-hour, and full-day trips available with a naturalist guide.
Winter Fat Biking
A local guide will take you on a beautiful trek on the less traveled roads with excellent views of the snowcapped Teton Mountains. Full-day tours available to Brooks Lake Lodge as well as Grand Teton National Park. Half-day tours also available.
The Village Rink is open daily from 3 to 9pm, with skate rentals available in the warming hut next to the rink. There’s also a rink in Jackson’s Town Square as well as Snow King Sports and Events Center
Burn rubber at the tube park in the Town of Jackson at Snow King Resort’s King Tubes Park. Featuring snow tubes, three groomed tube lanes, and a rope tow. You don’t even have to hike back up the hill!
Our exceptionally dark skies make Wyoming one of the best places for star-gazing and astronomy events on the planet. Spend an evening navigating the constellations, planets and other stellar features while hearing the fascinating descriptions behind each object. This activity is perfect for anyone interested in experiencing and learning about the night sky. Families, private star-parties and large groups can all be accommodated.
Enjoy instruction and your personalized Shooting Experience with a variety of rifles, revolvers, pistols and shotguns! Tailored to meet your desires, learn combat tactics, beginner shooter’s techniques, shoot clay pigeons, or simply be provided with opportunity, targets, and hundreds of ammunition rounds to plink at targets from 25 yards to 200 yards.
Yellowstone Snowcoach Tour
While Yellowstone National Park is closed to road traffic on the southern end, it is open to for Snowcoach Tours, with an unforgettable trip to Old Faithful and Grand Canyon.
Enjoy aerial views of the rugged Tetons with a flight in a Cessna or glider or for an adrenaline rush, take an aerobatic flight with loops, rolls, tail slides and spins.
It’s a dream come true for any adrenaline seeker looking for effortless excitement and untracked powder among the majesty of the Tetons. A day with High Mountain Heli-Skiing can rack up 12,000 to 15,000 vertical feet on over 300,000 acres of terrain.