7 Fun-Filled Alternatives to Hitting the Slopes in Jackson, Wyoming

By on December 11, 2018 Categories: Jackson Hole Entertainment, Jackson Hole Winter

Jackson may be world famous for its steep skiing, but there are more ways to play in Jackson, Wyoming this winter. Whether you’re taking a day off from the slopes, or aren’t a big skier, there’s fun for everyone. Check out a few of our favorite winter activities that don’t involve skiing!

Winter Wildlife Tours in Yellowstone National Park

Take winter snowcoach (think luxury bus on burly snow tires) and discover the incredible wildlife of Yellowstone National Park this winter. Winter in Yellowstone National Park is much less crowded than in the summer, but the wildlife still calls this magical park home. Watch Old Faithful with a snowy backdrop. Alternatively, you can also check out the magnificent Teton Range. Spot buffalo, elk, foxes and if you’re lucky the elusive grey wolf.

Dog Sledding with a View

Here at Spring Creek Ranch, we offer the chance to champion a dog sled. Speed across the snowscape with a team of dogs. Spanning views of the nearby mountains offer the thrill of a lifetime. This fun-filled activity is available right at your doorstep when you stay at Spring Creek Ranch.



Skate the Day Away

Lace up your skates and head to one of the many rinks sprinkled around Jackson. Snow King Resort boasts an indoor skating rink that offers open skating every day between noon and 2 pm. Or head to the heart of it all at the open-air skating rink right in the center of Jackson. Teton village also offers skating surrounded by ice sculptures. Either way, there’s a rink for you to enjoy this special winter sport.


Feel the Wind in Your Hair on a Snowmobiling Tour

Jackson is home to world-class snowmobiling trails. Experience the thrill of gliding across the snow with this fast-paced sport. Speed down tracks through our forests and parks for an adrenaline-pumping day in the snow. We can arrange tours for you right from the front desk.


Plan a Spa Day

Are your muscles craving some TLC after a long day on the slopes? Perhaps you just need to unwind and relax. Look no further than the Spring Creek Ranch Spa. We offer an arrange of treatments hot stone massages to luxuriously hydrating facials. Let us curate the perfect day to relax and leave it all behind.


Take the Kiddos Tubing!

Hop on an inflated inner tube and slide down one of the many tubing hills located in Jackson. Kids will love the rush of soaring over the snow on an inner tube. Adults are welcome too! You’re never too old to smile and laugh as you fly down the tubing hill. Sit on your butt or belly for a fun-filled rush for the entire family.



Soak in the Views on Snowshoes

Explore the beautiful wonder of snow-capped peaks and spanning snowfields with a snowshoe adventure. Float above the white fluff while walking among beautiful forests with magical mountain backdrops. Snowshoeing provides ample entertainment for any age group. Come see our special viewpoint right on our property.


Skiing isn’t the only thing Jackson Hole is famous for. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the winter season here in Jackson, so come on down and let us show you what brings a smile to our faces this winter season.

Get local know-how and insider tips here at Spring Creek Ranch. Our incredible team of concierge experts are more than happy to take care of all your activity needs, from where to find the best sunset spot to where to buy local crafts. We can’t wait to show you our favorite hidden gems of Jackson, Wyoming.