Jackson, WY Trails and Parks

Jackson has 102 trails in the vicinity, including 71 hiking trails and 26 for mountain biking. These trails range from 1.9 to 70.9 miles in length. The most popular trails are The Grand Teton Loop (Backpacking), The Teton Crest (Backpacking) and Paintbrush Canyon Trail to Paintbrush Divide. Trails.com member Gordon S. recently completed Putt-Putt.
  • The Grand Teton Loop (Backpacking)View Trail Details

    5 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  4 days
    •  32.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A classic circuit around the high peaks of the Teton Range. This hike, along with the Teton Crest, offers up the real stuff. It’s difficult to ...

  • Paintbrush Canyon Trail to Paintbrush DivideView Trail Details

    4 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Hiking  
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 25 miles north of Jackson, in the center of Grand Teton National Park. A steep and rugged journey into the spectacular, rocky innards ...

  • Goodwin LakeView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Hiking  
    •  3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Goodwin Lake sits in a glacial cirque on the east flank of the prominent, cone-shaped Jackson Peak. The small timberline lake in the Gros Ventre ...

  • Putt-PuttView Trail Details

    3 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  .75 to 1 hour
    •  4.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Imagine combining a roller-coaster ride and a bobsled run—the result would be the Putt-Putt loop. Hazards: Deep ruts in the singletrack ...

  • Cache Creek to Game Creek LoopView Trail Details

    2 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  Three to four hours.
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    Located immediately southeast of the town of Jackson. This ride follows a dirt road for about 2 miles and then goes to a wide singletrack for ...

  • Pilgrim Creek / Wildcat PeakView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Hiking  
    •  20 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 11 miles north of Moran Junction (Moran is 33 miles north of Jackson), in the western sections of the Teton Wilderness. A 3- to 5-day ...

  • Grand Teton National Park CampgroundsView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Campgrounds  
    •  Guide

    Grand Teton National Park is a true outdoor-lovers' paradise. Few views can parallel the Tetons towering over the Snake River Valley, an image ...

  • Bradley & Taggart LakesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  3–4 hours
    •  5.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Escape the crowds at Jenny Lake with this scenic, leisurely wander through meadows and regenerating forest to a pair of glacial lakes. The untouched ...

  • Phelps LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  2–3 hours
    •  4 miles
    •  Guide

    Beyond the scenic overlook of the park’s fourthlargest lake, this rewarding route provides access to a group of three charming lakefront campsites ...

  • Elk Refuge TrailView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 hour plus optional hiking time
    •  4.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Crosses grassland prairie of the National Elk Refuge and then enters the Bridger-Teton National Forest. As a bonus to your ride, ...

  • Cache Creek to Game Creek LoopView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  3 to 4 hours
    •  18 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: An entertaining ride as it heads up Cache Creek; striking views of the Gros Ventre Range and Snake River Valley. Hazards: Steep and ...

  • Surprise & Amphitheater LakesView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Hiking  
    •  5–6 hours
    •  9.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Welcome to the Tetons. Don’t try this aerobic hike on your first day at altitude. It climbs nearly a thousand feet per mile—but the views are ...

  • Gros Ventre RoadView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  6 to 8 hours
    •  40 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Paralleling the Gros Ventre River and passing by the Gros Ventre Slide Lake; red cliffs bordering the valley past the lake. Hazards: ...

  • Grizzly LakeView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Hiking  
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 28 miles northeast of Jackson, south of the Gros Ventre River and north of the Gros Ventre Mountains. A peaceful day hike that could ...

  • Cabin Creek / Wolf MountainView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Hiking  
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Located 20 miles south of Jackson, in the southern end of the Snake River Range, in northwestern Wyoming. A day hike or easy overnighter across ...

  • Grand Teton National ParkView Trail Details

    1 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Scenic Drives  
    •  Guide

    No matter how many national parks you have seen, Grand Teton will rank up there with the most beautiful. It simply offers some of the best mountain ...

  • Flat Creek RoadView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  4 to 6 hours
    •  27 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights of this trail include a nice leisurely ride from town. In Jackson, follow Broadway Street east to the end of town. Park at entrance ...

  • Tiny Hagen TrailView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  1 to 1.5 hours
    •  4.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: Fun, up-and-down action; creek crossings on good bridges. Hazards: Rocky areas and rutted segments. Tread: Singletrack and dirt ...

  • Grand Teton LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  5–8 days
    •  48.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Although equally dramatic in either direction, the spacing of campsites makes a counterclockwise circuit preferable, so begin by walking 0.4 ...

  • Teton Wilderness LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  5–7 days
    •  60.2 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail starts at the southeast end of the parking lot beside a large signboard. Initially the terrain supports a lower-elevation vegetation ...

  • Bitch Creek LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  3–5 days
    •  25.4 miles
    •  Guide

    The trail departs from right next to the signboard and descends for less than 0.1 mile through lodgepole pine woodlands to pretty Coyote Meadows. ...

  • Greybull River & Burwell Pass LoopView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  3–6 days
    •  45.8 miles
    •  Guide

    If you start hiking from the parking area at the end of the reasonably good road, you immediately ford or jump over small Jojo Creek, then walk ...

  • Emerald LakeView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    •  3–5 days
    •  27.4 miles
    •  Guide

    From the trailhead signboard go north, following signs to Wiggins Fork via Double Cabin, and in about 200 yards come to a calfto knee-deep ford ...

  • Horsetail Creek Out-and-BackView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 3 hours
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: A strenuous climb up a creek drainage and a fast return on the way back down. Hazards: Steep and rocky areas. Tread: ATV trail and ...

  • Slate CreekView Trail Details

    0 Reviews

    Jackson, WY

    • Mountain Biking  
    •  2 to 4 hours
    •  8.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Highlights: A pleasant ride up the Slate Creek valley with a fairly easy grade and a pleasure on the return trip. Hazards: Fording the Gros Ventre ...