Climbing"The mountains reserve their choicest gifts for those who stand upon their summits."
Scenic River Floats and Whitewater RaftingThe infamous Snake River winds through Jackson Hole in the shadow of the Tetons. As it passes through Grand Teton National Park, the water is calm, and this section is where the scenic float trips take place. Not to be missed, the scenic floats take you under the Tetons and through prime wildlife habitat, where you are likely to spot bald eagles, elk, bison, moose, and the occasional bear. If you prefer a wilder ride, once the Snake River enters the Snake River Canyon just south of Jackson, the whitewater begins. Numerous whitewater rafting companies offer trips down the Snake, and the adventure will leave you smiling.
Fly FishingOnce again, the Snake River delivers. Hire a fishing guide to take you down the Snake in a drift boat for a day of trout fishing. Suitable for beginners and experts alike, the local guides are extremely knowledgeable and will show you the goods.
Horseback RidingImagine riding a horse through the American Wilderness like the early frontiersmen, fishing world-class streams and rivers and viewing wildlife in their natural habitat in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The surrounding area offers a multitude of outfitters with many option such as one to three hour rides or even multi-day, overnight pack trips into the great unknown. And whether you ride or not, do not forget the Jackson Hole Rodeo every Wednesday and Saturday night in Jackson. Its good old-fashioned entertainment and a rip roarin' good time.
HikingIn a word, the hiking in the area is unbelievable. The well-maintained trails of Grand Teton take you to clear mountain lakes, fields of wildflowers and high mountain passes. You can hike for a mile or a hundred, but you must go for a walk in the woods.
Mountain BikingThe mountain biking opportunities in the area are numerous. Rent a bike, bring your own, hire a guide, or go it alone, there are too many places to ride to write about here. Visit www.themountainpulse.com for some great information on mountain biking in Jackson Hole.
Wildlife and National Park ToursThe Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is famous for its abundant wildlife. Elk, moose, grizzlies, black bears, eagles, osprey, deer, and wolves can all be spotted in their natural habitat, if you know where and when to look. There a many wildlife expedition companies that can get you that photo you have always wanted to get. One favorite is Eco Tour Adventures. They do an amazing job of connecting you with the natural world through wildlife observation and natural history interpretation. It's always an unforgettable experience!
Exploring the Town of JacksonJackson is a charming town of diversity where modern meets the "Old West". Experience what Jackson once was through our local Shootout re-enactment held next to the Town Square on the corner of Center St. and Deloney St. every day, except Sunday in the summer. To explore more of the unique history check out one of the many historical society museums or wander through our galleries that interpret the past through artwork and artifacts. Monthly art fairs in Miller Park pop-up in the summer months and the not to be missed world class, National Museum of Wildlife Art sits just 2 miles outside of town. The Grand Teton Music Festival has brought world class classical music to the area for 49 years. If more contemporary music is your style, many venues showcase local bands and musician almost every
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