Jackson Things to Do

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Most Viewed Things to Do in Jackson

  • 1. George Washington Memorial Park (Town Square)

    George Washington Memorial Park, often called Town Square, is located at the center of downtown Jackson. The square is usually remembered for its elk antler arches at each corner of the park. Don’t...

  • 2. Good Chow & Good Times: Bar-T-5 Cookout

    The covered wagon cookout was a lot of fun. Riding the two miles up the road to Cache Park gave us a feel for the life of early settlers riding in a covered...

  • 3. Scenic & Exciting: Rafting the Snake River

    We had a great day on the water! The scenic float section was enjoyable but the white water section was the most fun. My husband was concerned with the water...

  • 4. National Elk Refuge

    Some 5,000 elk winter in the Jackson Hole area in the National Elk Refuge managed by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service. This herd of Elk in Jackson was used to...

  • 5. Grand Targhee Bluegrass Festival

    I attended this festival at the Grand Targhee Ski Resort located in Caribou/Targhee National Forest in 2003 and 2004. They had one of the best line ups and...

  • 6. Scenic or Intense Rafting!

    We always try to take at least one rafting trip down the Snake River whenever we go to Jackson. When our daughter was younger we took her on the scenic float...

  • 7. Jackson Hole Tram

    Another great summer time activity. Located at the base of the Jackson Hole ski resort you can take the tram to the top of the mountain for spectacular summer...

  • 8. See the Stars

    Star parties for Jackson visitors, convention groups, visitors to B&Bs, conducted by the Jackson Hole Astronomy Club during the summer months. Spectacular and...

  • 9. Grand Teton National Park

    The landscape of the National Park is dominated by the Teton Range, a 40 miles long mountain front. The highest peak of the the Tetons is Grand Teton with an...

  • 10. Mammoth Hot Springs II

    Beside the natural beauty of the hot spring terraces you can also find historical points of interest. The old Fort Yellowstone is located in the small village...

  • 11. The most famous geysir

    Old Faithful is one of the biggest attractions of Yellowstone National Park - and one out of 300 geysirs in Americas oldest National Park. The geysir got its...

  • 12. Mammoth Hot Springs

    Mammoth Hot Springs is famous for its limestone terraces. About 50 hot springs are located in the area. Several key ingredients combine to make the Mammoth Hot...

  • 13. Visit Grand Teton National Park

    Most people come to Jackson to visit Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone. Jackson is the gateway community for the spectacularly scenic Grand Teton...

  • 14. National Elk Refuge

    The National Elk Refuge is a 24,700 acre refuge that is the winter home for an average of 7,500 elk. The refuge was created in 1912 in order to protect habitat...

  • 15. Teton Expedition Scenic Floats

    Teton Expedition has been in business for over 46 years, and has a variety of trips to choose from, each offering grand views of the Teton Mountain Range. The...

  • 16. National Museum of Wildlife Art

    As you drive the highway from/to Grand Teton National Park, you will see an interesting stone building built into a hillside. This building blends well with its...


    Jackson Hole was a name given to the town of Jackson ( named for Davey Jackson, the fur trapper in the early 1800's) by the fur trappers in the 1820's for the...

  • 18. Nature Watching

    Most of one's time is spent looking at the beautiful mountain views I know, but there is an abundance of nature to be found as well. Especially if you go...

  • 19. Backpacking/Hiking

    Tons of backpacking and hiking opportunities around Jackson in the Tetons and Wind River Range. I did a 6-day backpacking trip into the Bridger-Teton National...

  • 20. Flyfishing

    In addition to Tubing, the Snake River and the many other water bodies around Jackson offer some world class trout flyfishing. Trout fishing and flyfishing...

  • 21. Tubing on the Snake

    The Snake River runs right through Jackson Hole and offers ample tubing opportunities. I did not have time to do this myself, but saw several small groups doing...

  • 22. Mountain Biking

    My first full day in Jackson Hole, and the day before commencing the backpacking trip in the Bridger, I spent mountain biking in the hills outside of Jackson. I...

  • 23. Shop

    Jackson Hole has shopping galore, in fact, it seems to have become the number one activity of those visiting Jackson. Because it is a tourist town, everything...

  • 24. Antler Arch

    A trip to Jackson Hole is not complete (nor is it even possible) without a visit to the infamous arches of antlers. There are 4 of them - one at each corner of...

  • 25. River Trips = Good Times

    My family and I visited Jackson last summer. After a full week of taking pictures of everything from mountains, to geysers, to my kids with funny hats on, we...

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