Winter Activities

Experience holiday light displays, sleigh rides, and more.

Jackson Hole's winter features a plethora of activities to offer travelers from skiing at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort to relaxing at Granite Hot Springs.

Winter Sports Activities

Traverse across a snowy landscape and take in the crisp air. Skiing and snowboarding are some of the classic winter activities in Jackson Hole. Whether you’re looking for kid-friendly green runs or aiming to tackle a black diamond path, you’ll find wintery trails for all levels.

Person skis down a snow covered mountain on a bright and sunny day in Jackson Hole, WY

Skiing & Snowboarding

Jackson has three awesome ski resorts within a 50-mile radius: Jackson Hole, Snow King, and Grand Targhee Mountain Resorts. Come and experience world-class powder and fun runs. Discover skiing and snowboarding lessons with professional instructors, honing the basics before embarking on your winter adventure. Enjoy high quality gear with rental shops that are located on the grounds of the ski resorts.

TIP: For a budget-friendly trip, we provide a complimentary ski shuttle to Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. We offer package deals and 15% off for Ikon and Mountain Collective pass holders. Call us at 1-800-4TETONS.

Snowshoeing & Cross Country Skiing

Not a downhill skier? Jackson offers plenty of cross-country skiing and snowshoeing trails in town and in Grand Teton National Park. Nature enthusiasts will enjoy traveling to the remote areas and off-the-beaten trails of Jackson Hole. Marvel at a mountainous backdrop and admire the startling beauty of snow-covered forests. For a thrilling kid-friendly activity, try tubing at Snow King, descending hundreds of feet on an inflated tube.

Scenic Outdoor Rides

If you're not much of a skier or snowboarder, Jackson Hole has much more to offer. Explore magical expeditions across a powdery terrain through a variety of programs and services. Travel through a diverse range of surroundings and landscapes, experiencing park tours, Elk Refuge rides, and more.

A sleigh ride with draft horses in the Elk Refuge.

Wildlife Tours & National Parks

Plan for action-packed outings at Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Sign up for a guided tour, enriching your experience with breathtaking scenery, geological phenomena, and wildlife. Without the summer months’ crowds, it’s easy to be immersed in tranquil surroundings.

Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides

Take a tour of the National Elk Refuge and get up close and personal with herds of elk. You'll be driven out onto the refuge in a sleigh pulled by a team of draft horses. The guides are trained to tell you all about the elk, bison, birds, and sometimes wolves, that frequent the range.

Dog Sledding

A musher and team of Alaskan racing sled dogs will take you through a spot like the beautiful Bridger Teton National Forest. A full-day trip will take you to Granite Hot Springs where you can soak in the natural springs pool.


With an annual average snowfall of over 420 inches, Jackson Hole features a number of frosty adventures. Snowmobiles are offered through guided tours or private rentals in the area. Don’t miss riding by spots such as the peaceful Greys River and the backcountry land of Togwotee Pass.

Festive Events

With the chillier months, winter brings dazzling lights, hot chocolate, and jolly cheer to Jackson Hole. Create unforgettable memories, enjoying a variety of annual traditions with family and friends. Dive into exciting events such as Santa on the Square and the Torchlight Parades. Looking for more? Look through our list of exciting annual things to do in this mountainous area.

Find more inspiration for your upcoming trip and look into the top things to do in Jackson Hole. Whether you're planning to visit snowy mountains or seeking a hot springs-centered getaway, you'll find a variety of winter activities in the area.