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Adventure Links Overview - Grand Tetons National Park

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Tour Grand Tetons National Park
Preview one of the most famous parks in the nation.

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One of the best four-season recreational areas of Wyoming.

Tour Bridger-Teton National Forest
One of the most pristine wilderness areas in America.

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Grand Teton Association - The GTA was founded in 1937 and is a cooperating association that publishes and sells educational materials providing support for the park's educational, interpretive and scientific research programs.

Tour Kemmerer Wyoming
Visit the Fossil Fish Capital of the World in the Wyoming High Desert.

Tour Cody Wyoming
Cody Wyoming is a Old West Treasure. Home to the Buffalo Bill Heritage Center Museums, Tecumseh Village Trading Post, Guest Ranches and all located in scenic setting in the Wapiti River Valley.

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    Wyoming Tetons High Adventure Tour Grand Tetons Tour
    U.S. National Park

    The Grand Tetons are tall sharp peaks created by fault-block action. The mountains and valley show abundant evidence of glacial activity. What makes these peaks some inspiring is their lack of foothills which usually obscure the view. These peaks rise steeply some 5000 to 8000 feet from the valley floor. They consist primarily of granite rock.


    Snake River Wyoming Vacation Adventure Great nearby recreational activities include famous ski resorts, fishing, whitewater rafting, hunting, sightseeing at national parks, hiking, biking, snowmobiling and horseback riding. Golfers will enjoy playing a round at either The Links at Teton Peaks or Powder Horn Ranch & Golf Club, all just minutes away.

    Grand Teton National Park
    PO Box 170, Moose, WY 83012-0170; 307-739-3399. NPS Website:

    Grand Teton National Park was established in 1929 and is dominated by Grand Teton (13,766 ft) covering most of the glaciated Teton Range. It was expanded in 1950 to include part of the Jackson Hole a very scenic stretch of the upper Snake River Valley. Today its 310,516 acre preserves a wide variety of Wildlife. Special acknowledgement goes to John D. Rockefeller who previously purchased a vast portion of the area to hold in trust until it could be administered by the National Park Service.

    The Grand Tetons are tall sharp peaks created by fault-block action (as opposed to Yellowstone which is result of volcanic activity.) The mountains and valley show abundant evidence of glacial activity.

    The first anglo explorer thru here was John Colter who had left the 1806 Lewis and Clark expedition. After reporting the abundance of beaver here, the area became a magnate for mountain men, fur trappers and traders.

    What makes these peaks some inspiring is their lack of foothills which usually obscure the view. These peaks rise steeply some 5000 to 8000 feet from the valley floor. They consist primarily of granite rock.

    Teton Mountain Climbing Adventures
    Climbing these mountains are recommended only for the most experienced climbers. The taller ones form the famous Cathedral Group including Grand Teton, Mount Owen, Middle Teton and Mount Moran.

    Major Points of Interest:
    Chapel of the Transfiguration
    Episcopal log chapel built 1925.
    Bill Menor Cabin & Ferry
    Home of early area pioneer
    National Fish Hatchery

    Grand Teton Mountain Trails
    Please note that a backcountry hiking permit is required in advance. Bring warm clothing, comfortable shoes, and a good sleeping bag should be standard equipment for any overnight hike.

    Great Ski Adventure Tours
    Special ski packages include high mountain helicopter ski drops, dog sled tours, snowmobiling, and more.

    River Float Trips
    Adventure tour on the Wyoming portion of the Snake River - Kayak, Canoes, Riverrafts, instruction, family tours. Explore the backcountry of the Yellowstone, Teton National Parks and the Bridger-Teton National Forest.
    Scenic Float Trips - run from Wilson Bridge (US-22) to Hobuck Junction along calm waters. Other trips run the calm waters of Jackson Lake.
    Whitewater River Trips - run from Elbow Campground to Alpine across a series of rapids.

    Jackson Hole History Museum - Jackson WY
    The Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum is to the history of Jackson Hole, Grand Tetons and Yellowstone Parks. The collection contains upwards of 12,000 artifacts, featuring an outstanding collection of Native American pottery, weapons, and stone tools.

    National Museum of Wildlife Art - Jackson WY
    Home to an internationally acclaimed collection of fine art paintings, sculpture and photography devoted to wildlife. Wildlife art is one of humanity's earliest artforms, dating back to prehistoric cave paintings.

    John Rockefeller Memorial Highway - US-89 WY
    This is a very scenic roadway connecting two famous national parks, the merger of highways US-89/ US-191/ US-287. Named in honor of the conservationist and philanthropist who was instrumental in the creation and enlargement of numerous National Parks.

    Nature & Wildlife

    The Grand Tetons include wildlife sanctuaries protecting moose (largest and least wary of the deer family), elk, bison, antelope, and mule deer.

    Local waterfowl includes the trumpeter swan which was once near extinction. Birders can also see sparrow harks, prairie falcons and golden eagles in abundance.

    National Elk Refuge
    Winter home to a herd of 7,500 elk and other wildlife that reside here for six months before returning to grazing ground in higher elevations of the Tetons and Yellowstone.

    Jackson Hole Elk Festival [MAY]
    Elkfest is a weekend of activities built around the world famous Jackson Hole Boy Scout Elk Antler Auction. It is an exciting time for celebrating nature, outdoor skills, hunting and ecological education and awareness. 80% of auction proceeds are donated by the Boy Scouts to the National Elk Refuge.

    Jackson Hole Quality Inn 49'er
    Ideally located within walking distance to Town Square, the Quality Inn & Suites 49'er features economical accommodations and premium amenities.

    Lodge at Jackson Hole Wyoming Ski Vacation Resort Jackson Hole Best Western Lodge
    The family friendly Lodge at Jackson Hole features western-style decorated lobby and very spacious mini-suites. Hotel amenities include an indoor/outdoor heated pool and spa, sauna, an exercise facility and seasonal cocktail lounge.

    Jackson Hole Days Inn
    Discover the charm of the Old West and the comfort of the New West. The Days Inn is located in the lovely town of Jackson, beneath the famous Grand Teton mountain range.

    Jackson Hotel Super 8 Motel Accommodations Ski Resort Jackson Hole Super 8 Motel
    91-room award-winning facility features Super Start Plus Breakfast, Coffee Maker in all rooms, Microwave/Refrigerators and Wireless Hi Speed Internet in all rooms.

    Jackson Lake Lodge Resort
    This vacation lodge is situated on a hilltop ridge overlooking the Grand Teton Mountain Range and Jackson Lake. The main lodge includes a limited number of guest rooms, two restaurants, cocktail lounge offering live entertainment, outdoor heated swimming pool and gift and apparel shops.

    Grand Targhee Ski and Mountain Resort - Alta WY
    A full service winter and summer resort on the west side of the Grand Teton Mountains, located 42 miles from Jackson Hole. Vacation Rental Condominiums, Townhomes and Homes are available year round.

    Spring Creek Ranch - Jackson Hole WY
    This year-round ranch resort sits 1,000 feet above Jackson Hole, Wyoming. where it is surrounded by two remarkable national parks and countless recreational opportunities. Horseback riding is just one of the recreational opportunities available at Spring Creek Resort.

    Northwest Wyoming Guest Ranches
    A wonderful adventure for equestrian lovers - experience a western horseback riding vacation. Riding horseback at Wyoming dude ranches is an unforgetable event. Other activities include fishing, camping, hiking and horse care.

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