Summer Adventures in Jackson Hole, Teton Village & Yellowstone National Park
Located one mile from the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, the Inn at Jackson Hole is an amazing vacation destination, offering exhilarating Grand Teton hiking and biking and many other activities. With stunning mountain landscapes home to rare species of flora, fauna and birds, the Park offers a network of hiking trails in Grand Teton National Park for the ultimate in exploration and adventure. Just about an hour away, Yellowstone National Park offers its natural splendor and thriving wildlife, including bison, elk, pronghorn sheep, bear, mountain goats, wolves, foxes, coyotes and more.
Beyond the National Parks, there are countless areas around our Jackson Hole hotel—National Forests, fly fishing waters such as dramatic rivers, high alpine lakes, and other intriguing corners of Jackson Hole.
Here are some of the ways you can experience the Jackson Hole outdoor playground:
Touring & Wildlife Viewing in the National Parks
You can explore these national treasures on your own or hire tour guide to lead you to some of the best views and wildlife spotting areas.
Jackson Hole and Grand Teton hiking trails begin outside our door and continue into some of the world's most spectacular outdoor lands in Grand Teton.
At the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, there is a seven mile network of mountain bike trails to explore. The Teewinot chairlift enables you to hitch a ride with your mountain bike half way up the mountain. You may also explore trails in the backcountry around Jackson Hole.
You can rent bikes and accessories from many shops in the Grand Teton area and set out on your own or hire guides for tips and instruction.
Paved and dirt roads and trails throughout Jackson Hole offer another excellent way to see Jackson Hole. The National Elk Refuge Road or the extensive paved Pathways that run throughout the Jackson Hole valley and up into Grand Teton National Park are ideal options.
Explore Jackson Hole from the Big Skies
Whether you choose to fly in a hot air balloon, float in a paraglider or a glider plane, delving into the big skies of Jackson Hole by air is an unforgettable experience during any vacation.
There's no better way to experience the romance of the Old West and get deep in to the backcountry and high in the Teton mountains than on horseback. There are many outfitters, most offering full or half day rides.
Teton Pines is a full-service, semi-private championship golf course offering tee boxes of varying levels, many water features and large greens. This 18-hole course, opened in 1987, was designed by Arnold Palmer. Located just 5 miles from the Inn at Jackson Hole, the course offers a pro shop, golf instruction, club rentals, driving range and putting green.
Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis is the valley's first full-service championship 18-hole golf course. Opened in 1963 and redesigned in 1973 by Robert Trent Jones II, it showcases some of Jackson Hole's most breathtaking Teton views. This semi-private club is consistently ranked number one in the state of Wyoming by Golf Digest magazine. Located just 20 miles from the Resort, the club offers a pro shop, golf instruction, club rentals, driving range and putting green.
Rafting and other Watersports
The Snake River offers both calm waters for scenic floating and a dramatic canyon for whitewater excitement during an adventure vacation. High alpine lakes and ponds found among the mountain peaks have their own opportunities for water fun.
The Snake River and other area waterways offer ample opportunities to go fishing in Jackson Hole for native cutthroat trout. Experienced guides help you find the most awe inspiring Jackson Hole fly fishing experience for you.
Whether you rent equipment and head out on your own or enlist a guide or instructor, you can choose between the athletic descent of the Snake River or the gliding serenity of the alpine lakes in Grand Teton National Park.