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The Winter Guide to Grand Teton National Park

Planning to visit Grand Teton National Park during the winter months? Here are a few ways to take full advantage of your time and see why this Park is a special place in the winter.

Winter Wildlife Safaris

There is a lot of wildlife to see in Grand Teton National Park, and with a backdrop of wintry landscape, it’s an experience not to be missed. Sit back and let your guide drive you to the perfect spots while you scan the landscape for grizzly, moose, elk, bison, and other wildlife. Make a reservation for a winter wildlife tour with any of these great area companies including Jackson Hole Safaris, Scenic Safaris, Jackson Hole EcoTours, BrushBuck or Wild Wyoming.

Grand Teton Park Tour

To learn the most about the Park, reserve your spot on the Grand Teton Park Tour. You’ll learn about Park history, geologic formation and so much more. The Tetons in the winter are breathtaking and there will be plenty of stops for award-winning photos.

Snowshoe with a Ranger

Wintertime is the perfect time to enjoy the solace and beauty of the snow-covered landscape. Take a snowshoe hike with a Park Ranger and see areas of the Park not accessed by car. The 2-hour hike is the perfect way for a beginner to learn how fun snowshoeing can be. Reservations are required.

Visit the National Elk Refuge

Located right before the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, the National Elk Refuge is home to up to 5,000 head of elk during the winter. Purchase your tickets for the horse-drawn sleigh and get some great pictures of the elk as you are pulled up close to the herds.


There is plenty to do and see during the winter in Grand Teton National Park. Make it a point to visit and enjoy the beauty of wintertime in the Tetons!