Jackson Hole may be world renowned for it’s iconic ski terrain at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, and sure it’s one of the top reasons people visit in the winter, but did you know there are loads of incredible non-skiing activities too? Here are a few of our favorite non-skiing winter activities in Jackson Hole that you need to add to your list!
Few winter activities are more unique and bucket-list worthy than a dogsledding adventure! Feel the adrenaline as a team of huskies whisk you along for backcountry adventure. Take in the beauty of the landscape and even enjoy a cozy dip in a hot spring on the various tours offered around town. Here’s a list of a few great outfitters and adventures.
Snowshoeing is a fun winter activity that gets your heart pumping while you admire the stunning scenery! Groomed trails and off-the-beaten-path adventures await you against the backdrop of the towering Teton range, beneath a canopy of pine trees, and out in the wide open fields of the Jackson Hole valley. Check out some of the outfitters here.
Part thrilling, part picturesque, snowmobiling in Jackson Hole is a winter activity that checks several boxes. Guided snowmobile tours offer the chance to see untouched backcountry and winter wildlife as you zip across the snowy landscape. There are several outfitters and tour operators in town, so check out this list to learn more.
Gaining loads of popularity in recent years, fat biking in Jackson Hole is a top winter activity for those who want to get out and explore on two wheels. The valley offers a variety of trails and scenic routes for fat biking enthusiasts, and several outfitters around town offer rentals as well as guided tours. Check out Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and Teton Mountain Bike Tours.
Winter Wildlife Safaris
Book a wildlife tour with EcoTour Adventures and embark on a winter wonderland safari for the chance to see elk, bison, moose, wolves, eagles, big horn sheep and more Their experienced and knowledgeable guides will take you to the idyllic spots in a cozy, warm vehicle so you can nab the perfect picture while they educate you on the ecology of the area.
National Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides
One of the most sought-after winter activities is a visit to the National Elk Refuge by horse-drawn sleigh! The National Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides get you up close to the largest elk herd in North America, against a picturesque snowy backdrop. Dress warm, bring a blanket and don’t forget your camera!
We hope that our list of winter activities in Jackson Hole give you inspiration for your next visit during the winter season!