Trail Descriptions

Trail Descriptions

Cache Creek Trail

Hilly terrain with an elevation gain/loss of 850’.  Groomed 4.6 miles to Noker Mine Draw on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, generally in the morning.  Snowmobiles are allowed on the Cache Creek Trail.  Trailhead access:  From the Jackson Town Square, follow Broadway east and turn right on Redmond Street.  Follow Redmond Street and take a left turn at Cache Creek Drive.  Follow Cache Creek Drive to the Cache Creek Trailhead.  Please keep in mind that this is a narrow, snow packed road so drive accordingly.

Hagen Trail

Hilly terrain with an elevation gain/loss of 350’.  Groomed 1.2 miles as snow conditions permit, generally in the morning.  Trail meets up with the Snow King Ski Area boundary near the Rafferty Ski Lift.  Trailhead access: Same directions as the Cache Creek Trailhead listed above. Hagen Trail access is just prior to the Cache Creek Trailhead on the south side of the road.

Game Creek Trail

Rolling terrain with an elevation gain/loss of 500’.  Groomed 3.3 miles on Monday and Friday, generally in the afternoon.  Snowmobiles are allowed on the Game Creek Trail.  Dogs must be kept on a leash for the first mile due to USFS Winter Wildlife Range Regulations.  Trailhead access:  Follow U.S. Hwy 26/89 south of Jackson approximately 6 miles to the Game Creek Road located on the east side of the highway.  Follow Game Creek Road approximately 1 mile to reach the trailhead.

Wilson Centennial Pathway

Flat terrain groomed 1.2 miles on Tuesday and Thursday, generally in the morning.  Pathway access:  Stilson Ranch parking lot located off of WY Hwy 390 (Teton Village Road) on the west side of the Hwy.  Trail can also be accessed from the parking lot at the Wilson Elementary School.

Emily’s Pond Levee

Flat terrain groomed 2.2 miles with a “lollipop loop” at the end.  Groomed on Tuesday and Thursday, generally in the morning.  Trailhead access:  From Jackson travel approximately 4 miles west on Hwy 22.  Turn north on the east side of the Snake River Bridge to reach the trailhead at Emily Stevens Pond.

South Park Pathway

This 2.4 mile trail runs along the pathway parallel to the western side of South Park Loop Road from Blair Drive at the north end to the southern terminus of the pathway.  This trail is flat and fairly straight with four road or driveway crossings.  Groomed Tuesday and Thursday, generally in the afternoon.

School Trail

Flat terrain loop groomed .9 mile on Tuesday and Thursday, generally in the morning. School trail is illuminated from    6:00 - 8:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday evenings for night skiing.  Trailhead access:  Parking is available on the north side of Summit High School and on the east side of Colter Elementary School.

Von Gontard Pathway (AKA Melody Ranch Pathway)

Rolling terrain groomed 2 miles on Wednesday, generally in the afternoon.  Pathway access:  Follow US Hwy. 26/89 approximately 4 miles south of Jackson and turn right on the South Park Loop Road.  Trailhead parking is located on the north side of the South Park Loop Road.

Teton Canyon Trail

Flat to gently rolling terrain groomed 13K (roundtrip) on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday generally by 10:00 am.  Check Teton Valley Trails and Pathways website  at www.tvtap.org for current grooming reports.  Trailhead access:  From Driggs, ID follow Ski Hill Road east approximately 8 miles.  Turn right (south) at the Teton Canyon Road just past Alta.  Drive approximately one half mile to the winter trailhead.