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Experiencing Grand Teton National Park

It's affectionately called "Yellowstone's little sister," but there’s nothing "little" about the Teton Range, rising over 7,000 feet above the mountain town of Jackson Hole. While the spotlight is always shining on Yellowstone, you'd be missing out if you treated Grand Teton National Park as an afterthought.

The 310,000-acre park contains the major peaks of the Teton Range, including eight peaks over 12,000 feet. A variety of wildlife, from grizzly bears to bobcats to bison, call the park home. There are over 100 lakes and more than 200 miles of trails to explore. What are you waiting for?

Visit the Grand Tetons

Don't plan a Grand Teton trip without including these experiences:

Cascade Canyon Trail: every serious hiker should complete this 20-mile trek at some point in their lifetime, featuring breathtaking views of Mt. Owen and frequent wildlife sightings.

Snake River Float Trip: take a 10-mile scenic boat tour down Snake River, with glorious views of the park’s natural wonders and a friendly guide to fill you in on the park’s history.

Biking on the Jenny Lake Scenic Loop: bike a 7-mile scenic, paved pathway that starts at South Jenny Lake and offers premium views of the Teton Range.

Rock Climbing: experienced mountain climbers are well aware of the excitement and difficulty involved with scaling Grand Teton, but even beginners can learn to mountain climb – sign up for one of many available classes.

Grand Teton National Park is always open, but weather conditions often lead to road closures in the winter months. The good news? There are plenty of ways to go off-road via snowshoe or snowmobile.

Top Jackson Hole Attractions

Jackson Hole is only minutes from Grand Teton National Park, making it the ideal resting place during your visit. When you’re not out on the trails, there is a myriad of activities around town to keep you busy.

In the winter, visit the National Elk Refuge and go on a sleigh ride through the reserve to see the wild elk up close. Hit the slopes at Jackson Hole Resort, one of the top-rated ski destinations in the country.

In the summer, take a whitewater rafting trip on the class III Snake River, with at least eight to 10 sets of fast-paced rapids, ranging from class I to class VI. Looking for a calmer way to spend a morning? Go Snake River fly-fishing and catch the native Finespotted Cutthroat Trout.

Hotel Near Grand Teton National Park

Your search for a hotel near Grand Teton National Park is over: Wyoming Inn of Jackson Hole is the place to be.

When you stay with us, you'll start your day waking up on a brand new pillowtop mattress, in a recently renovated room. You'll fill up on a delicious organic breakfast from our onsite restaurant, the Whistling Grizzly. On your way out, you can check in with our friendly staff for local tips on what to do first – we'll give you the scoop.

After a full day of adventure, your friends and family can gather around the wood-burning fireplace in our lobby and share stories from your experience in the Wyoming wilderness. Stay comfortable and cared for during your visit to Grand Teton National Park – book your trip today.