The Tetons Are Our Playground

Moose Creek Ranch is your Jackson Hole Winter Wonderland. Cross-country ski, snowshoe and fat bike right out your back door, or head for the legendary terrain of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, 30 minutes away. Nearby Teton Pass offers incredible backcountry ski access and you can’t beat Grand Targhee Resort on a powder day.

Legs need a rest day? Head to West Yellowstone a short morning drive away to take an unforgettable snowmobile tour into Yellowstone National Park. 

Look below for some of the most exciting options to enjoy nearby.

There is spectacular cross-country skiing to be had right from the Ranch–follow Moose Creek as it winds through the forest towards Taylor Mountain. There are numerous trail systems in Teton Valley, ID to suit all abilities and interests, including Mike Harris right across the street.  Don’t have skis? No problem. We rent adult nordic equipment at the Ranch.

Fat biking has taken the Tetons by storm, and we are lucky to have many of the area’s best trails close by. Rent a fat bike from us for the day and see why this sport has become so popular among winter enthusiasts. You can ride right from the Ranch to the flowing Nemo & Ladyslipper trails, or check out the groomed snowbike trails at Grand Targhee Resort for amazing views.

Moose Creek Ranch is located just minutes from the top of Teton Pass, a backcountry ski and snowboard mecca. For those without backcountry skiing experience and education, check out local outfitters for a guided day of skiing.

Nothing beats soaking in natural hot springs in the dead of winter, especially after long days of skiing. Make a reservation at Astoria Hot Springs along the Snake River, or for those feeling more adventurous, rent snowmobiles for the day and head up to Granite Hot Springs. Heise Hot Springs is also a great option for families with their big pool! 

Head into Grand Teton National Park from either the Idaho or Wyoming side on ski touring expeditions, backcountry skiing, or cross-country skiing trails you’ll never forget. If you haven’t already, you’ll fall in love with majestic mountain views right out your cabin’s backdoor!

Yellowstone is beautiful in the summer, but truly a one-of-a-kind experience in winter. As the steam rises from thermal features, it coats trees in crystalline carapaces that make the words “winter wonderland” seem insignificant.

Wildlife flocks to the naturally heated areas to enjoy snow-free browsing and a place to rest. And with limited snowmobiles and snow coach tours allowed in daily, you’ll feel more remote than you ever could in the summer.

Make Moose Creek Ranch your basecamp for a winter excursion into Yellowstone from West Yellowstone or the south entrance from Jackson Hole. 

Imagine skiing some of the most celebrated terrains in the country on the 10,932-foot Rendezvous Mountain at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.

Often earning No.1 ski resort status, you’ll love the views, the mountain, and especially the snow in an area that often gets more than 500 inches a year and rarely gets less than 400 inches.

 

Steep. And. Deep. Grand Targhee has earned a killer reputation for powder hounds insistent on fresh lines, face shots, and floaty turns.

But this family-friendly resort on the west side of the Tetons also has amazing groomers for the whole family and miles of cross-country ski trails.

Interested in getting the best views of the Tetons? Targhee has dramatic views of the mountains from the top of the 9,862-foot Fred’s Mountain.

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