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Jackson: Grand Teton and National Elk Refuge Winter Day Trip

Product ID: 202954
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Embrace winter in the Rocky Mountains on a guided tour of the Grand Teton National Park in a heated vehicle. Following a short break for lunch, take a horse-drawn sleigh ride a the National Elk Refuge.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Accommodation in Jackson, Teton Village or Wilson
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 5 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Take an immersive look at the glory of Grand Teton National Park
  • Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride onto the National Elk Refuge
  • Get the chance to see wildlife such as moose, bison, bighorn sheep, eagles, elk and wolves
  • Receive expert insight from your outgoing and professional tour guides
Full description
After early-morning pickup from your Jackson Hole hotel, your naturalist guide will take you into Grand Teton National Park. Even in the quiet of a snowy winter, wildlife can be spotted in the park and your guide knows where to look for animals. On any given day, you could see moose, bison, bighorn sheep, elk, mule deer, bald eagles, golden eagles, pronghorn, coyotes, or even wolves as you explore the park. You'll witness the beauty of the wide, snowy plains that stretch out to the jagged mountains, as you learn about the ancient geology that gave rise to the landscape.

At midday, you can come in from the cold to enjoy lunch in the famous western-cowboy town of Jackson, Wyoming where you can dine at a local Jackson, Wyoming restaurant. Following lunch, you will head back outside for a horse-drawn sleigh ride at the National Elk Refuge. The horse-drawn sleigh will carry you through the low valley that hosts thousands of wintering elk, providing another spectacular sight.

You can snap social media–worthy pics of the large herds as your guide explains how the elk migrate from the surrounding area to the refuge, a 24,700-acre (9,996-hectare) winter sanctuary hosting 47 different mammals and nearly 175 species of birds such as trumpeter swans and bald eagles. At the end of a memorable 8-hour tour of this winter wonderland, your guide will return you to your hotel where your tour ends.
Includes
  • Guided tour of Grand Teton National Park in a heated vehicle
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride in the National Elk Refuge
  • Restaurant lunch in Jackson, Wyoming
  • Round-trip transportation to and from most Jackson and Teton Village hotels
  • Live-tour commentary provided in English
  • Use of binoculars per guest and scope for the entire tour group to share • Snacks and refreshments
What’s Not Included
  • National park entrance fees ($15 per person)
  • Guide Gratuity (recommended to be 10-15% of tour price)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Maximum group size is 10 people
• Children 5 and younger are not permitted on this tour
• You should bring warm, weather-appropriate clothing, comfortable walking shoes, a camera, and some spending cash on the day
Organized by

BrushBuck Wildlife Tours

Product ID: 202954