6 WAYS TO SEE GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK
Grand Teton National Park’s pristine lakes, amazing mountains, and ample recreational activities set the scene for an unforgettable — and adventurous — getaway. Here are some of the wonderful ways to enjoy the park’s fascinating landscape.
Pro tip: Bring binoculars to spot Grand Teton’s plentiful array of wildlife, like coyotes, muskrats, bald eagles, and osprey.
1. HIKE THE TRAILS
Hikers will love the range of scenic paths scattered throughout the park. Novices should try a low-elevation route, like the 1.2-mile jaunt to Phelps Lake, whereas experienced explorers can trek into beautiful Garnet Canyon.
OUTFITTERS: Wildland Trekking, Hole Hiking Experience
2. GET ON A HORSE
See the park like a cowboy would with your choice of guided horseback rides — from short, family-friendly trips to overnight excursions — that offer sweeping panoramas of the Tetons.
OUTFITTERS: Teton Horseback Adventures, Wilderness Trails, Inc.
3. TRAVEL BY RAFT
Float along the relaxing Snake River — or opt for swift whitewater — while enjoying spectacular views of the rugged mountains and dense forestland. OUTFITTERS: Baker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, Solitude Float Trips
4. HOP ON A BIKE
Although biking on park trails isn’t permitted, cyclists can pedal on the roadways. More of a mountain biker? Head to nearby Jackson for two-wheel adventures off the beaten path.
OUTFITTERS: Teton Mountain Bike Tours, Wheel Wranglers
5. DROP A LINE
Grand Teton boasts deep sapphire lakes, rushing streams, and the glorious Snake River, giving anglers looking to snag a big fish plenty of options. Jackson Lake also offers excellent ice fishing come winter.
OUTFITTERS: Grand Teton Fly Fishing, Snake River Angler
6. TREK IN THE SNOW
Strap on snowshoes or cross-country skis to experience peaceful quiet along snow-covered trails. A ranger-led outing can be a fun way to learn about the park, too.
OUTFITTERS: Hole Hiking Experience, Teton Backcountry Rentals
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