Where to Stay in Winter in Grand Teton National Park

In Grand Teton, all’s quiet on the western front in winter, except one unique lodging operation that come alive when the snow starts to fall.
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Triangle X Ranch

Open Dec. 26, 2020 - March 15 2021

You won’t be able to experience a dude ranch experience like Triangle X anywhere else in the United States. Why? It’s the last dude ranch concession operating in the nation’s National Park Service system.

Located 26 miles north of Jackson on Hwy. 89, the ranch sits on the eastern edge of the park closer to the Moran Entrance than the Moose Entrance. It’s just 30 miles from Yellowstone. Since 1926, five generations of the Turner family have managed the ranch that has 20 cabins and a four-star restaurant. All built in the Jackson area, the cabins were relocated and have anywhere from one to four bedrooms, plus bathrooms with tubs and showers. They also have a small refrigerator and a porch. The ranch has cross-country skis and snowshoes for guests to use and explore the surrounding area. trianglex.com


Open Year Round (but closed November and April)

Hootenanny at Dornan's in Grand Teton National Park

Hootenanny at Dornans Restaurant in Grand Teton National Park

Located near Grand Teton National Park's Moose headquarters, Dornans offers a unique experience but the lodging is closed in winter. However, the resort has cross-country skis and snowshoes for rent in its Trading Post. There’s a restaurant, gas pumps, a nationally recognized wine shop and gift shop. dornans.com

Dornan's Wine Shop in Grand Teton National Park

Dornans Wine Shop in Grand Teton National Park

Outside Grand Teton National Park

Teton Village at night.

Teton Village at Grand Teton National Park's doorstep in Jackson Hole.

The closest towns to Grand Teton National Park are Jackson, its smaller sister town, Wilson, and Teton Village where Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is located. All three are minutes from park entrances. For details on lodging, visit Jackson Hole Central Reservations at jacksonholewy.com


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