Jackson Hole is home to endless outdoor activities to feed your soul. The personal stories you’ll make in nature, whether on a solo pursuit or together with a group or guide, are immeasurable. Browse the many things to do in Jackson by season using the buttons below and make the Anvil your home base for adventure.
Jackson offers renowned fly-fishing in a world-class location. Spend a day out on the water with a full-service rental and guide company that knows the best spots on the Snake and Yellowstone Rivers.
National Park Tours
Jackson sits at the base of two majestic National Parks – Grand Teton and Yellowstone. With so much ground to cover, have us call a guide that can show you the sites and provide commentary on the landscape.
There’s a vast network of trails to be explored, with accommodations for both the flat-track novice and the advanced adrenaline junkie. Pick your own route or hit up the Bike Park at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
SUP, Canoeing, or Kayaking
Jackson Hole has unbelievably scenic waters to explore by paddleboard, canoe, or kayak. Make it a DIY adventure by renting from an outfitter in town, or ask us to book you on a tour with a local guide.
We spend a lot of time in these mountains, and are happy to offer up recommendations, maps, or guides for both quiet morning walks and intense backcountry adventures around the valley.
Scenic Float Trip
Enjoy an idyllic and relaxing afternoon on the waters of Grand Teton National Park. Spot wildlife amidst mountain views while a guide shares information on the history and ecology of our valley’s unique ecosystem.
Cantor through scenic backcountry until high enough to soak in 360-degree views of two mountain ranges, all while experiencing Wyoming in the way of the Old West: upon horseback.
Experience the Snake River’s thrilling white-waters in the hands of world-class guides. You’ll enjoy the beauty and intensity of a day spent on the water in a safe, exciting, and supportive environment.
Hot Air Ballooning
Soak up the silence and serenity of the Tetons on a morning sunrise hot air balloon ride. Balloons soar over some of the most pristine and gorgeous scenery in the world while giving you a whole new view of the Jackson Hole Valley.
Snag a tee time beneath the Tetons to experience golf amongst incredible views. With a handful of award-winning courses in close range, Jackson is an unforgettable location to play a round beneath the mountains.
Activities at Snow King
Our local mountain resort, Snow King, is an ideal place to enjoy a variety of activities throughout the summer – like an alpine slide, treetop adventure, cowboy coaster, mini-golf, and scenic chairlift ride.
Relive the days of the old west adventurer with a covered wagon ride through the mountains. You’ll unload from the wagon to share a homecooked, barbecue meal in a relaxed, rustic, and family-friendly setting.
The best way to safely see the many creatures of Jackson Hole, let an experienced, respectful, and knowledgeable guide customize your tour as you search for bison, bear, elk, wolves, moose, and more.
Fly Above the Clouds
Get a birds-eye view of majestic mountain views by sitting shotgun for a flight over the Tetons. Throughout the journey, your pilot will share historic, cultural, and natural information about the surrounding area.
Skiing & Snowboarding
Consistently ranked among the best ski resorts in the country, hop on the START Bus to reach Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and enjoy world class slopes. Grab a trail map and explore, or sign up for a daily lesson.
Choose from several thrilling excursions… Spanning an afternoon or a full day, there’s potential to explore Yellowstone, soak in remote hot spring, or search for fresh powder in the Gros Ventre Range.
Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing
With miles of trails throughout the National Park, rent a pair of snowshoes and ask us for a trail map or have us call a guide to show you around; either way, this is one of the best ways to experience the quiet serenity of the Tetons.
Elk Refuge Sleigh Ride
Bundle up and experience a picturesque horse-drawn sleigh ride among herds of elk at the National Elk Refuge; this is one of the most scenic and safe ways to experience wildlife in Jackson Hole amongst a mountain backdrop.
A one-of-a-kind Jackson Hole experience, learn how to “mush” with trained dogs. Several guided tours are available, all of which cover some of the most beautiful terrain in the valley – like the Gros Ventre Range and Granite Hot Springs.
Strap on your skates and enjoy one of many ice skating rinks throughout the valley. Stop by Snow King Resort to enjoy open skate at the indoor rink, or check out the converted outdoor skating rink in Jackson’s Town Square.
Fat Tire Biking
Pair a great winter workout with an outdoor tour on two wheels. Hit a Nordic ski trail or a single-track path with the help of a high-tread fat bike, specially designed for the densely snow-packed roads of Jackson Hole.
One of a few ways to see the pristine and picturesque landscape of Yellowstone National Park during the winter months, enjoy a guided tour in the Park while learning about the history, wildlife, and geology of the area.
Hop in an inflated inner tube and cruise down a variety of groomed, snowy chutes. Available at Snow King Mountain, this is a great alternative to a day on the slopes + fun for all ages.
Dinner Sleigh Rides
Bundle up to experience mesmerizing views on a horse-drawn sleigh ride that overlooks the Teton Range. The scenic and relaxing ride is followed up with a classic west dinner among new friends.
Travel Information Update
The Anvil Hotel, Cache House and Glorietta Trattoria are open and ready for your arrival. We are going above and beyond CDC guidelines for cleanliness and social distancing to ensure our guests can stay with us in a safe and relaxing environment. We look forward to you joining us, please call with questions at any time.