Grand Teton and Yellowstone: Experiences of a lifetime.
The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is the largest ecosystem in the northern temperate zone. We are within this ecosystem, offering you easy access to a wide variety of wildlife, including bison, elk, moose, bear, antelope, fox, wolves, big horn sheep and more.
Grand Teton National Park
With jagged vertical peaks rising from the valley floor and dramatic deep canyons, the 40-mile-long, nine-mile-wide Teton Range includes the famed Grand Teton, which towers 13,770 feet over the valley floor. With 50 miles of Snake River winding through the park and more than 100 alpine lakes and seven glacier lakes, the park is home to lush ecosystems and rare wildlife. Enjoy this incredible National Park from beautifully maintained hiking trails and, in the winter, groomed track.
Estimated travel time: 5-minute drive
Estimated distance from hotel: 1 mile
Yellowstone National Park
2.2 million acres in size, Yellowstone National Park is a spectacular natural phenomenon offering the chance to spot grizzly bears, elk, bald eagles, bison, moose and wolves, as well as dramatic flora and fauna. With 250 active geysers, including Old Faithful, out of a total of 10,000 geothermal features, Yellowstone has more geysers than anywhere else on the globe. Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon is 1,200 feet deep and pierced by the dramatic Upper Falls. The park is open to the public from mid-April through November, and from mid-December through mid-March for over-snow vehicles.
Estimated travel time: 1.5-hour drive
Estimated distance from hotel: 55 miles
National Elk Refuge
The 25,000-acre National Elk Refuge is home to the largest elk herd in the world, with a population of more than 14,000 – more than 7,500 of which spend the winter here thanks to a supplemental feeding program. Located on the meadows surrounding the Gros Ventre River, the Refuge offers horse-drawn sleigh rides among the elk mid-December through March.
Estimated travel time: 25-minute drive
Estimated distance from hotel: 15 miles