Bears, pikas, marmots, mountain lions, elk, and moose live in the mountains around Grand Targhee. Head to the Naturalist Center in the main plaza to learn more about the critters and plants you might find in this ecosystem.
Ride the lift on Fred’s Mountain to 10,000 feet and enjoy the region’s most dramatic views of the Tetons. Then enjoy an al fresco lunch on the plaza. The chairlift also accesses downhill biking trails for an exhilarating ride back.
In the summer, the Nordic trails in Rick’s Basin are transformed into a pristine singletrack trail system for cross-country biking. Downhill and EX mountain bikes are available for rent at Mountain Habitat.
Hikers on the Bannock Trail are treated to incredible vistas and fields of native wildflowers. Or explore the trails in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness, designated for its unique karst limestone features, caves and scenery.
Grand Targhee Resort offer affordable rooms with Wi-Fi, pool and hot tub access, and activities—including chairlift rides and biking—right out the door. Disc golf, horseback rides, and a climbing wall are available in summer.
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3300 East Ski Hill Road, Alta, WY 83422