By May in Jackson Hole, the animals have come out of hibernation, and the snow starts to melt. With most of the tourists at home preparing for their summer visits, the town slows down and takes a breath. This is the best time to be in Jackson! Check out these Jackson Hole Activities in May for an experience of a lifetime!
Run, run, run, and you’re off! Tandem paragliding is the best way to see the valley. As you make your way to the jump point, heart’s pounding, your team will teach you how to fly safely and confidently in tandem with a professional pilot! As you run to the edge and give a final push off, you’ll be soaring over the valley, taking in the beauty of Jackson Hole, the Tetons, and Snake River. If you get the chance, take the Aerial Tram to the top of Rendezvous Mountain for some spectacular views on the way down!
Jackson Hole Paragliding provides equipment and pilots so you can fly with confidence!
Gun Rental in Jackson, WY – Firearms Excursion
In this once-in-a-lifetime adventure, the Jackson Hole Shooting Experience packs a punch with our firearms excursion packages! No matter if this is your first time on the range or you’re a seasoned pro, this experience will get your heart racing and blood flowing! Our team of certified instructors will teach you the safety ins and out, as well as techniques to make you not only informed in shooting etiquette, but able to hit that target right on!
Choose from our most popular package, the Multi-Gun Rifle and Pistol Experience for a round robin of amazing guns, or call one of our associates to put together your own Custom Event! We also offer group events, and private lessons. Let’s get shooting!
Floating peacefully down the rivers, taking in all the scenery, and fly-fishin’ with the best of em’, this truly is a great way to spend a relaxing day outdoors. Whether you cruise down the Snake River Canyon, or join Westbank Anglers as one of the private few groups that tour in the Grand Teton National Park, May is a wonderful time to be on the river! Fly-guides say that this is the best time of year to be out on the river, with the quiet soothing sounds of the river granting you peace and time alone before the summer months bring on the tourists, and the best fish are coming out from the winter. Great time to snag yourself a trophy! Whether you go solo or enjoy your time with a big group, Jackson Hole guides really do consider it a privilege to get you on the river and be apart of your grand experience!
Check out Westbank Anglers for great guides, and one of the few companies that offer tours in the Grand Teton National Park. You won’t want to miss this chance to see the Tetons from the comfort of your own boat, so sit back and enjoy!
A trail ride on horseback through the beautiful Jackson wilderness is a must-book experience! Choose from hour long rides to day trips through the Grand Teton National Park, along the Yellowstone River, Kodak Hill, and so much more. Ride with professional guides, experts in the local terrain and spotting wildlife.
Customizable rides available through many Outfitters, such as Swift Creek & Teton Horseback Adventures!
The Grand Teton National Park is best seen in late spring. During the winter, the park closes many roads and sightseeing is limited, but as May approaches, the roads open up and the adventure begins! As you enter the park through the tiny town of Moose, make sure to check out the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center for maps, permit information, exquisite exhibits, and guides talks. They also have trip planning information, or mosey around yourself! You may find yourself off the beaten path and a part of something beautiful. Make sure to bring your camera, as this park is home to magnificent wildlife coming out of hibernation, as well as beautiful lakes and scenic pull-outs to capture the family fun!
There are many guided tours that are offered in this area, check out Ana’s Grand Excursions or Jackson Hole Eco Tour Adventures!
Since 1957, the Jackson Hole Shoot Out is the longest running gun fight show in the country! With spectacular acting and sound effects, you’ll feel like you’re back in the Old West, a one-of-a-kind experience. Check it out in the Town Square, and head over to the Cowboy Bar for a bite and a beer after!
Bar J Chuckwagon – Late May
Fun for the whole family! Ask any local where they take their visiting friends and families, and this is the place. Open late May, after Memorial day, the Bar J is a fun filled cowboy experience you won’t forget! Song and dance, comedy, and great old timey trail ride food makes this the best way to spend an evening with your family. Prepare to laugh!
These are just some of the many exiting excursions to plan your trip with in beautiful Jackson Hole! With your pick of activities, you can book with ease and even add last minute excursions! Check out our links to get more information, and see all that we have to offer!
Jackson Hole Activities in May