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Fat Biking in Teton Canyon

Fat Biking in Teton Canyon

Not sure where to go ride your fat bike?  Never fear – we’ve got the low down on all the fat biking in Teton Valley and Jackson Hole!  Before you go click here for some rules of the trails!

Teton Valley Favorites:

Grand Targhee Resort: Yup, you can ride on sweet groomed nordic track at a resort!  Just head up to Grand Targhee Resort.

  • 15 kilometers of perfectly groomed nordic trails over hills and swooping corners on multiple loop options
  • $10 per day for a ticket or $120 for nordic season pass
  • Facilities:  Restrooms, Restaurant & Bar, Outdoor Shop & Rentals
  • From Driggs take Ski Hill Road all the way to the end at Grand Targhee Resort

Darby Canyon

Darby Canyon: A gorgeous quiet canyon right in between Victor and Driggs

  • 1-3 hour out and back on snowmobile tracks
  • Free
  • No facilities, somewhat limited parking
  • From Hwy 33 take E 3000 S east to the end of the road.

Horseshoe to Pack Saddle: Part of the groomed trail network in Teton Valley, this snowmobile track has some of the best views of the Tetons from the west.

  • 1-5 hour out and back on groomed snowmobile trail
  • Free, but you should consider purchasing a Fat Bike Pass to contribute to the grooming costs.  Passes are are available at the shop.
  • No Facilities, but lots of parking, but be aware that snow mobile trailers can need lots of room so park carefully.
  • From Driggs, take the Bates Road west to N 700 W, and then follow the signs to Horseshoe Canyon.  Park at the end of the plowed road.

Rush Hour:  This summer trail can be a great early season singletrack option.

  • 2 miles out and back on singletrack
  • Free
  • No Facilities
  • From Victor take the Old Jackson Hwy to the end and park by the stream.  The trail is just down the road on the left.

Teton Canyon: Another gorgeous canyon with great views of the Tetons that is well used by skiers and walkers.

  • 1- 2 hour out and back on groomed nordic track
  • Free but consider contributing to Teton Valley Trails & Pathways to help pay for the grooming.
  • Lots of parking.
  • From Driggs take Ski Hill Road past Alta to just below where the road climbs to Targhee.  Turn right down the Teton Canyon Road and park at the end of the plowed section.

Teton Valley Roads offer consistent riding, great views and lots of options

County Roads: Don’t forget about the back roads of Teton Valley – these provide lots of riding opportunities, low traffic, and consistent fast conditions.

  • Virtually limitless distances and loop options
  • Free
  • Grab of map of Teton Valley and go!

Jackson Hole: Teton Country Parks & Rec groom loads of trails in Jackson Hole. You can check out their grooming updates and schedule here.

Cache Creek: Riding up the Cache Creek road is a favorite, but be aware this can be a very busy trail with lots of foot, ski and dog traffic particularly along the lower reaches of the road.

  • 1-2 hour out and back on a groomed nordic track
  • Free
  • Facilities:  there is an outhouse at the trailhead and plenty of parking
  • From the Town Square, head east on Broadway to Redmond (at the Hospital), turn right and then turn left onto Cache Creek Road.  Park at the big parking lot.

Game Creek: Another Jackson Hole Favorite.   If you are bringing your dogs be prepared for leash restrictions on the first part of the trail.

  • 1-2 hour out and back on a groomed nordic track
  • Free
  • Facilities:  none, somewhat restricted parking
  • From Jackson, head south on HWY 89 to Game Creek Road.

Hagen & Putt Putt: These summer trails can be great singletrack fat bike riding during low snow years or in between storms.

  • 1-2 hours out and back or loop with the Cache Creek road
  • Free
  • Facilities:  Outhouse at the trailhead and plenty of parking
  • Accessed from the Cache Creek Trailhead (see above).

Emily's Pond/Snake River Levee

Emily’s Pond/Snake River Levee: Another local’s favorite, the levee offers great views of the Snake River and the Tetons, but is very popular with skiers, walkers and dogs.

  • 1 hour out and back
  • Free
  • Facilities:  Parking can get crunched during peak times and weekends.
  • From Jackson head west on Hwy 22.  Before you cross the Snake River turn right into the parking lot.

Farther Afield: Lots of riding options just a short drive from Jackson or Teton Valley.

  • Togwotee Mountain Lodge is a great base to ride the groomed snowmobile trails on Togwotee Pass.
  • Granite Hot Springs – this out and back rewards riders with a hot springs at the far end of the trail.
  • Island Park – thousands of miles of groomed snowmobile trails will guarantee lots of options to explore.

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