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Grand Teton and National Elk Refuge Winter Day Trip

By BrushBuck Wildlife Tours


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  • Immersive look at the glory of Grand Teton National Park

  • Chance to see wildlife like moose, bison, elk & wolves

  • Expert insight from your outgoing & professional tour guides

  • Experience guided tour of Grand Teton in heated vehicle

  • Enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride onto the National Elk Refuge

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided tour of Grand Teton National Park in heated vehicle

  • What's included

    Horse-drawn sleigh ride in the National Elk Refuge

  • What's included

    Restaurant lunch in Jackson, Wyoming

  • What's included

    Roundtrip transportation to and from most Jackson and Teton Village hotels

  • What's included

    Live tour commentary provided in English

  • What's included

    Use of binoculars per guest and scope for the entire tour group to share

  • What's included

    Snacks and refreshments

  • What's excluded

    National park entrance fee

  • What's excluded

    Guide Gratuity (recommended to be 10-15 percent of tour price)

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are not allowed.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Maximum group size is 10 people.

  • A fee of US15 dollars per person for admission to Grand Teton National Park is payable on the day of the activity.

  • Roundtrip transportation is available from Jackson and Teton Village hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Hotel pickup begins at approximately 7 AM. You will arrange your exact tour departure time directly with the local tour operator after booking.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.

What you can expect

Spend a day surrounded by amazing Rocky Mountain landscape as your naturalist wildlife tour guide presents the unforgettable wildlife and scenery of Grand Teton National Park and the National Elk Refuge. This excursion takes you through the wintry roads of Grand Teton and shows off the park's diverse collection of scenery and wildlife as you learn the stories that lie behind the sights. You'll enjoy an afternoon sleigh ride onto the National Elk Refuge after a hearty lunch in Jackson, Wyoming.

Your friendly guide meets you for the ride out from your hotel and into the protected stretch of country framed by the peaks of the Teton Range. Witness the beauty of the wide, snowy plains that stretch out to the jagged mountains. You will learn about the ancient geology that gave rise to the landscape and the human history that makes this magical location come alive.

As you make your way through the park, keep your binoculars that are provided for use on the tour handy for a chance to spot hawks or eagles swooping through the sky, moose or bighorn sheep, wolves and coyotes on the prowl, or iconic bison that stand out against the snow.

After experiencing a restaurant lunch in downtown Jackson, Wyoming, the tour commences at the National Elk Refuge. At the National Elk Refuge, a horse-drawn sleigh carries you through the low valley that hosts thousands of wintering elk for another spectacular sight. You will find yourself in the middle of a western adventure unlike any other. This century long tradition continues to be a one of a kind wildlife activity. It’s an amazing and exciting way to discover first hand new things about the area’s wildlife. As you venture across the Refuge to the sounds of snow crunching beneath the horses’ feet, you will encounter sights that can only be found on the National Elk Refuge. You will have the opportunity to see thousands of elk that make the National Elk Refuge their home for the winter season. You may also encounter other wildlife such as eagles, coyotes, foxes, badgers, bison, deer, wolves as well as trumpeter swans, ducks, geese and a variety of other birds.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required
  • Masks provided
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Individually wrapped food options available
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Activity Location

  • Grand Teton National Park
  • Moose Wyoming

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Hotel Pickup
    • Jackson Wyoming
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Teton Village Wyoming 83025

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