Soak Up Summer with 7 Things to Do in Jackson Hole

By on August 13, 2018 Categories: Jackson Hole Locals, Jackson Hole Summer

Summer is in full swing in Jackson and that means we are busy getting outside and indulging in that Wyoming sunshine. Come celebrate the season with us by getting outdoors and having some fun. Here’s a look at our favorite things to do in Jackson Hole during the summer.

Land the Catch of the Day on a Fly Fishing Trip


Fly fishing isn’t just a pastime in Wyoming, it’s a way of life. Catch beautiful cutthroat trout in one of the many rivers in the Jackson area. Take in the jaw-dropping mountain backdrop while a knowledgeable guide brings you to the best honey holes. There are fishing trips for all experience levels, so get ready to say “fish on!”

Explore by Horseback

Experience the tranquility of the mountain landscape while traveling across the landscape by horse. Enjoy a stunning trail ride on the East Gros Ventre Butte for breathtaking views of the Teton Range. At the Spring Creek Ranch, we offer one and two-hour rides for both guests and non-guests. For an extra special night, take our horse-drawn carriage out to the Sage Overlook for a good old fashioned Chuckwagon BBQ.


Cash in on Fun with Geocaching

Geocaching, or finding small treasure caches using a GPS, is a fun-filled way to explore both the Spring Creek Ranch and areas around Jackson. Download the app and use your GPS to navigate to interesting locations all over the Jackson area. Collect caches and have a blast exploring the beautiful mountains and scenic valleys.

Drive Further with High Altitude Golf and Tennis

Did you know that objects travel further at higher altitudes? Take golf games up a level by playing at either The Jackson Hole Golf and Tennis Club or The Teton Pines. If tennis is more your game we offer free access to our courts on a first come, first serve basis. Come play your game and enjoy the breathtaking scenery.



Reach New Heights with Rock Climbing

For the intrepid adventurer, come discover the thrill of rock climbing. The Teton Range boasts some of the best rock climbing in North America. Spending time on the rock wall is one of the best things to do in Jackson Hole in summer. Gain a new perspective and try a new sport. No experience? No problem. Several guiding companies offer basic climbing instruction to suit your needs. If you’re a seasoned climber, tackle the challenge of the famous routes in the Teton Range, then kick your feet up in style at the Spring Creek Ranch.

Explore Two of America’s Most Iconic National Parks

No summer time getaway to Jackson Hole is complete without a trip to either Grand Teton National Park or Yellowstone National Park. These two American icons offer unmatched beauty and plenty of recreation. Whether you are interested in walking interpretive nature trails or a full-on mountaineer, there is something to discover at these two stunning parks. Be sure to pick up an annual National Parks Pass to save on entry fees and support our public lands.


Buck ‘em High at the Jackson Hole Rodeo

Summer time spells one thing in Jackson, and that’s rodeo season. Wednesday and Saturday nights from Memorial Day through Labor Day the Jackson Hole Rodeo comes to life. See all of the high-stakes action from bull riding to barrel racing. This activity is suitable for people of all ages. There will be plenty of cheering and excitement as you watch cowboys and cowgirls compete for the top spots.


No matter what gets you excited about summer, there’s something for everyone in Jackson Hole. Experience that friendly western hospitality and discover unspoiled natural beauty this summer.