Jackson Hole Wyoming Cross Country Skiing, Nordic / X-Country

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Cross Country Skiing

Cross country skiing is a great activity for non-skiers or for those just looking to mix it up a little. From groomed nordic tracks to backcountry trails, Jackson offers a number of places to enjoy cross country skiing.

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Where can I go cross country skiing in Jackson?

  • Teton Pines
    Four miles south of Teton Village along the Moose-Wilson Road, Teton Pines offers a groomed track for skate and classic skiing that meanders throughout its snow-covered golf course. Rentals, gear, and lessons are available on site. Trail pass: $15/Adult.
  • Shooting Star
    Just south of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Shooting Star has 15 km of groomed track, great for skate and classic nordic skiing. There is even a short dog friendly loop. Day pass: $30.
  • Turpin Meadow Ranch
    Located just 45 miles north of Jackson, Turpin Meadow Ranch Touring Center has over 10km of groomed trails. Enjoy gentle to advanced terrain & breathtaking views. Warm up by the fireplace or with a gourmet meal at the Lodge. Nordic ski rentals & luxury lodging available. Trail pass: $15/adult.
  • Cache Creek
    On the eastern edge of town, Cache Creek Trailhead is a hub for winter and summer activities. Many cross country skiers (and dog owners) head to Cache Creek Trail for exercise.
  • Emily's Pond
    On the east side of the Wilson Bridge over the Snake River, Emily's Pond is a great area to embark on an afternoon of nordic or skate skiing. The wide trail will be obvious as it goes north along the river bank.
  • Grand Teton National Park
    From Taggart Lake Trailhead, Grand Teton National Park grooms a section of road that runs all the way to Signal Mountain. An ideal turn around point is to go to Jenny Lake and back. $10 day use fee.
  • Grand Targhee
    Grand Targhee Resort in Alta maintains 15km of groomed nordic track through Ricks Basin and Quakie Ridge. Adult Daily Trail Ticket: $10.
  • Teton Canyon
    Before you head up to Grand Targhee, turn right and park at the entrance to Teton Canyon. This groomed road offers 12km of nordic skiing.

Where can I rent cross country skis?

There are a number of shops in town, the Village, Driggs, and at Grand Targhee that will rent either classic or skate ski set ups. Rentals are usually very reasonably priced as well.

Trail Maps and Resources

Check out JH Nordic for trail conditions and grooming reports.

The following map has been provided by Friends of Pathways in Jackson, Wyoming.


Jackson Nordic Trails


Alta, Teton Canyon, Grand Teton Nordic Trails

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