World-class skiing and snowboarding at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

National Parks and Forests near Jackson Hole

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park will leave you in awe of the immense, granite peaks which rise up over 7,000 vertical feet from the valley floor. The Grand Teton rises to 13,770 feet. All views of the range are unique, but be sure to check out the 'Cathedral View' near Jenny Lake. A boat ride across Jenny Lake and a hike up Cascade Canyon will give you a better feel for the vast size of the Teton Range. Gazing over Jackson Lake at the beauty of Mt. Moran with it's distinctive flat top is a memory to keep - especially at sunset. Grand Teton National Park is certain to be one of your favorites.

Grand Teton National Park Road Openings
The outer road is open year round. The inner road between the Bradley-Taggart Trailhead and the Jackson Lake Dam will open to vehicular traffic around May 1st. It will be open to pedestrian and bike traffic by April 1st.  Opening of the Moose-Wilson Road (from Teton Village) is weather dependant, but should be open also open in early May.

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone is the oldest national park in the world, and served as a model for the whole National Parks concept. Sitting atop an ancient volcano, the combination of water and geothermal heating make for some exceedingly diverse sights. The geysers are one of the highlights of the park. The only other places to have geysers are Siberia, New Zealand and Iceland; however, Yellowstone has more geysers than all three of those areas combined. Yellowstone also boasts the world's 2nd largest high-altitude lake and a deep canyon with 2 magnificent waterfalls. Oh, and the wildlife cannot be forgotten: bison, elk, wolves, and grizzly bears just to name a few!
So take you time exploring this immense, diverse park.

Yellowstone National Park's Southern entrance (closest to Jackson Hole) is expected to open mid-May.
Note: be sure to check on Yellowstone's road closures report.
Find opening dates for specific Yellowstone facilities.

Lodging in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks

Grand Teton Lodge Company
Grand Teton Lodge Company, your host from mid-May to mid-October in Grand Teton National Park, offers lodging at Jackson Lake Lodge, Jenny Lake Lodge, and Colter Bay Lodge.

Other Resources

The National Park Service's Official Grand Teton Site
The National Park Service's Official Yellowstone Site
Great Outdoor Recreation Page (GORP) Grand Teton Site
Great Outdoor Recreation Page (GORP)Yellowstone Site

Lodging for National Parks near Jackson Hole

  • Togwotee Mountain Lodge

    Togwotee Mountain Lodge

    Conveniently located minutes from Grand Teton and half-way between Jackson and the southern entrance to Yellowstone, Togwotee Mountain Lodge is nestled high above Jackson Hole in the Bridger Teton National Forest. Our modern and cozy log cabins are a short walk from hot tubs and also from the main lodge where the Grizzly Grill, Red Fox Saloon and lodge rooms are located.

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    16.5 miles east of Moran Jct
    Moran, WY 83013
  • Grand Teton Lodge Company

    Grand Teton Lodge Company

    With a host of lodging options from our full-service Jackson Lake Lodge, intimate cabins and fine dining at Jenny Lake Lodge, to the cozy log cabins, RV Park and tent camping at Colter Bay Village, you can experience the Park to it fullest with us!

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    Grand Teton National Park
  • Turpin Meadow Ranch

    Turpin Meadow Ranch

    At the gateway to Grand Teton & Yellowstone National Parks, with a backyard of 2.5 million acres, your adventures are endless. Don't let the ruggedness of our surroundings fool you, we have lovingly renovated the historic guest cabins. In your cabin you will find Pendleton wool blankets, luxurious linens, down comforters, gas fireplaces and hand crafted bath products. Hiking, horseback riding, fishing, packtrips, Nordic skiing, snowmobiling and more! Refined luxury cabins, casual ranch ambiance, gourmet food & beverage.

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    24505 Buffalo Valley Rd. Moran, WY 83013
    30 miles North of the Jackson Hole Airport
    13 miles from Grand Teton National Park Entrance
    40 miles from Yellowstone National Park Entrance
  • Flagg Ranch

    Flagg Ranch

    Why choose between Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks when you can stay between them? Headwaters Lodge & Cabins at Flagg Ranch features newly renovated cabins, camping, and restaurant/bar in a heavily wooded forest near the Snake River.

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    Headwaters Lodge & Cabins at Flagg Ranch
    2 Miles South of Yellowstone National Park on the John D. Rockefeller, Jr Memorial Parkway between Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.
  • Yellowstone National Park Lodging

    The Yellowstone National Park Lodging page has information on all the lodges in the Park. Choose the historical Old Faithful Inn (one of the largest log structures in the world), the classic Lake Lodge on Yellowstone Lake, Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, or one of the many other options around the park.

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  • Signal Mountain Lodge

    Located on Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park, choose from cozy log cabins, lakefront suites or country rooms. Dining, shopping, fishing, boating and scenic rafting on site.

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    PO Box 50
    Moran, WY 83013
  • Dornan's Spur Ranch Log Cabins

    Spur Ranch Guest log cabins, adventure sports bike and kayaking rentals, summer chuckwagon and winter fine dining, events, fine and rare wines, general store, fishing store.

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    P.O. Box 39
    Moose, WY 83012-0039
    (307) 733-2415

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