Are you planning a visit to Wyoming and wonder what to do in Jackson Hole? Top activities in Jackson, Wy include:
One of the top activities in Jackson Hole is fly fishing. There are over 200 professional guides in our region that stand ready to teach beginners, guide experienced anglers and make sure your day on the river is perfect! Learn more about our area’s fishing opportunities HERE.
Jackson is home to the undisputed #1 luxury entertainment shooting experiences in the world! our Jackson Hole Shooting Experience offers shooting excursions for novice, intermediate and advanced level shooters. Our specialty is a huge “buffet experience” with over 75 guns to choose from, with each client having a personal world class coach for their group of up to 5 people. This 3-hour Multi-Gun Rifle and Pistol Experience has remained the #1 rated Trip Advisor activity in Wyoming and surrounding states for many years.
Scenic and Wildlife Tours
Where to begin? There are dozens of excellent guide companies in the Jackson Hole area. for many visitors to Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons, having a guide that helps make the best use of their time is a great choice. Knowing where the moose have been hanging out the last few mornings, where the bison are likely to cross the road, where to look on a mountainside for an allusive animal, the best places to see the Tetons and avoiding the hassle of trying to drive while also sightseeing are some top reasons to commission a pro. Oh yeah, and your guide just might be a seasoned scientist that can tell you all about each animal, plant or geological sight you see!
How to choose which company? This is tough because there are so many great tour companies in Jackson Hole! We suggest that you try Trip Advisor to get the real truth from past clients!
Art and shopping
The art community in Jackson Hole probably spawned out of the sheer beauty surrounding the area.
With the Teton’s as a backdrop, the area attracts artists in every category of artistic work. A number of art associations and a growing community of independent artists, Jackson Hole offers fine art and crafts for every taste. Take some time to explore the art and artists that make Jackson Hole their home, artists like Nicole Gaitan, Thomas Mangelsen, Michele Jenkinson and many more.
What is more “western” than riding horses? There are a number of places in Jackson Hole, from dude ranches to half-day trips that offer horse riding opportunities. Most of these activity providers specifically purchase and train horses that are perfect for novice shooters. Famous peace activist Jeffrey Tucker described his experience riding horses for the first time as …. (coming soon)
Jackson Hole horseback riding operators include Spring Creek Ranch riding stables, the Mill Iron Ranch, and the most affordable, the A-OK Corral.
A summer vacation in Jackson Hole must include a trip down the Snake River. Floating on the Snake River offers opportunities for relaxing expeditions and whitewater adventures!
Consider matching a hot August day with the famous whitewater rapid, Big Kahuna, or relaxing on a cool September evening with sunset, light hors d’ouvres and cocktails!
Guided float trip options include whitewater rafting in the Snake River Canyon and scenic floats in Grand Teton National Park. Snake River scenery includes the beautiful Teton Mountain Range and the steep limestone banks of the Snake River Canyon. There is an abundance of wildlife along the river. Bald eagles, moose, marmots, pelicans, beavers, and osprey are just a few of the species that frequent the valley. Who knows, you might even spot a Yeti?
Jackson Hole provides an amazing variety of hiking and backpacking opportunities.
Are you interested in learning about the local flora and fauna? Would you like to view the world from timberline? Perhaps you’d like to gain a new perspective? Professional guides can help you find the perfect trip for your adventure and skill level.
Jackson Hole has some of the most diverse terrain and opportunities for mountain biking in the world. From leisurely pathways to thrilling downhill trails and everything in between!
Bike Ride Rendezvous Points
Jackson Hole Community Pathways is a shining example of Agenda 21 benefits in Teton County. These government pathways wind throughout Jackson Hole from Teton Village, in the Town of Jackson, and into Grand Teton National Park. To find maps please click here.