Hikes

Hikes

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Explore the lakes, canyons and peaks of the area with Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department. The department offers adult hikes throughout the summer and fall.  Maximum numbers are determined by the difficulty of the hike and wilderness regulations. Transportation and guide are provided. Hikers are required to carry raingear, extra clothing, hat, sunscreen, lunch and plenty of water in their packs and sturdy boots should be worn. Hikers are expected to be well prepared for any weather conditions and are expected to follow Leave No Trace guidelines. Adult outdoor programs are smoke, drug and alcohol free programs.

Please note, all hikes require participants by 18 years or older.  Registration ends at 10:00 am the day prior to each trip. No refunds after this time unless the vacancy can be filled.

Phelps Lake Hike

Here's a fabulous oppportunity to explore a portion of the trails within the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve located within Grand Teton National Park.  This hike will begin from the interpretive center and will follow the trail around Phelps Lake.  Plan to hike 7-8 miles over moderate terrain.  Transportation and guide are provided.  Hikers are required to carry raingear, extra clothing, hat, sunscreen, lunch and plenty of water in the packs and sturdy boots should be worn.  Hikers are expected to be well prepared for any weather conditions and are expected to follow Leave No Trace guidelines.  Bring a Grand Teton National Park Pass or be prepared to pay the national park entrance fee.  

Date: Tuesday, June 3
Time: 8:30 am departure from Recreation Center
Fee: $20


Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is a permitee of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.

 

Nature Hikes with The Hole Hiking Experience

Nature awaits you. Join Cathy Shill, biologist and owner of The Hole Hiking Experience to discover the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Learn about plants, animals, natural history and much more. You will connect to the landscape and enliven your senses on this informative adventure into the natural world.  Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Cathy Shill from Hole Hiking Experience to offer the hikes. Cathy has been sharing nature for over 20 years. Hikes will meet at the designated trailhead. Plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to hike departure time to sign required forms for the hikes. Participants are expected to remain with the group for the duration of the hike. Hikes are approximately 3-4 miles in length and include moderate elevation gains. Bring water, snacks, raingear, hat and sunscreen and wear hiking shoes.  Please pre-register by 12:00 pm the day prior to each outing.

Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department and Hole Hiking Experience are permitees of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and are equal opportunity service providers.

 

Date: Friday, June 5
Location: Cache Creek Trailhead
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fee: $10

 

Date: Tuesday, July 21
Location: Old Pass Road Trailhead
Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fee: $10