To experience America’s iconic West, visit the grasslands, timber fences, wildlife and stunning mountain range backdrop near the mighty Rockies.
Immerse yourself in the true feeling of being in the Old West when you visit Moose, Wyoming. Imagine the time of horse teams, chuck wagons, homesteads and watching dusk settle while sitting around a campfire. Large open grasslands, sagebrush and snowcapped mountains are perfect components for that American West feeling.
Moose’s surroundings are protected by its location inside Grand Teton National Park. The Teton Range, part of the Rocky Mountains, is showcased here. Enjoy the town’s charming features along the Snake River in Jackson Hole valley. Hike many trails winding through Moose or take a half-day or multiple-day mountain bike tour of the park.
Spend time at the Jenny Lake Visitor Center in the national park to learn about the area’s geography and topography. Get information and suggestions from the rangers before heading out from one of the many trailheads.
Drive to Shadow Mountain north of Moose for breathtaking scenery and masses of wildflowers. Camp for the night in spring and summer near the mountain’s 8,245-foot (2,513-meter) summit. Access is free after paying entry to the national park. Be aware there are no services or public toilets.
Drive the Moose-Wilson Road for 8 miles (13 kilometers) to be awed by stunning vistas. Visit the moose habitat overlook on this road. If you’re lucky you’ll see one of the large antlered animals.
Learn about homesteader living by visiting Mormon Row Historic District in the park. See and photograph historic buildings of original homesteads and timber fences with a classic mountain backdrop.
Don’t leave the park without going to Schwabacher’s Landing for the majestic beauty of the Teton Range reflected in the Snake River’s tranquil waters. Understand why professional photographers regard this viewpoint as outstanding for picture taking, particularly at sunrise and sunset.
Visit Moose for a family adventure in America’s great West. Choose from many outdoor activities such as hiking, rafting, mountain biking, camping, viewing mountains and taking photographs. Imagine what it was like to be a homesteader amid this splendor.