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 an opportunity 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. This hike will leave at 8:30 am from the recreation center and return mid afternoon. Bring a national park pass or be prepared to pay a national park entrance fee.
|Date:||Thursday, June 13|
|Time:||8:30 am departure from Recreation Center|
Jackson Peak Hike
Located at 10, 741 feet, the summit of Jackson Peak offers sweeping views of Jackson Hole, the Teton Range and the Gros Ventre Range. The trail begins at the Goodwin Lake Trailhead located northeast of Jackson. Hikers should be prepared for 10.5 miles of high elevation hiking with an elevation gain/loss of approximately 2,600'. This hike is rated very strenuous. Trekking poles are advised. This hike may be subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions.
|Date:||Tuesday, July 16|
|Time:||7:00 am departure from the Recreation Center, returns late afternoon|
Watch for an additional late summer and fall hike schedule.
Teton County/Jackson Parks and Recreation Department is a permitee of the Bridger-Teton National Forest and is an equal opportunity service provider.