Oxbow Bend, Wyoming: Our most recommended tours and activities

Grand Teton National Park: Full-Day Tour with Boat Ride

1. Grand Teton National Park: Full-Day Tour with Boat Ride

Head to Antelope Flats and Mormon Row for iconic views of the Tetons, then take a 1-hour boat ride on Jenny Lake during the warmer months of the year. Discover Oxbow Bend, Pacific Creek, Jackson Lake, and Signal Lake in one day. Begin your tour with pickup from Jackson or Teton Village. Enjoy a light breakfast and head to explore the best spots in Grand Teton National Park. Search for wildlife, including elk, bison, bears, moose, eagles, and foxes. Plenty of photo stops will allow you to snap a picture with your own camera or enjoy the views with provided binoculars. Then, get ready for the boat ride to the base of the Tetons and back (only during the summer season). You can enjoy a hike to Hidden Falls waterfall or just relax by the lake there. Be prepared to be amazed by the beautiful scenery around you. At the mid-point of your tour, enjoy a delicious picnic-style lunch. Throughout your exciting day, learn about many features of Grand Teton National Park, including its history, geology, and wildlife, from your knowledgeable guide.

From Jackson: Half-Day Grand Teton National Park Tour

2. From Jackson: Half-Day Grand Teton National Park Tour

After being picked up from your place of lodging anywhere in Jackson or Teton Village. The local supplier can make arrangements to meet lodgers staying in outlying areas at a convenient location. Head directly into Grand Teton National Park and begin exploring the breathtaking landscapes and amazing wildlife to be found within the park. Start the morning with a drive up the Gros Ventre river towards Kelly and Mormon row. This is a great area to spot moose, bulls, and cows. Then, enjoy a bit of history as you drive along Mormon Row, then back towards Moose Junction. Head into the heart of Grand Teton National Park from there along the Park loop road north road towards Jackson Lake. Explore points of interests such as Signal Mountain, Jackson Lake, Willow Flats, Oxbow Bend, Elk Ranch Flats, Dead Man’s Bar, Snake River Overlook, and many more. Returning to Jackson by about 11:30 AM. In addition to the many spectacular vistas and natural wonders that Grand Teton National Park has to offer, enjoy the chance to view the multitude of wildlife that makes Grand Teton it’s home. Bears, wolves, elk, moose, deer, eagles, all are common sights on the tour.

Yellowstone & Grand Tetons: 4-Day/3-Night Wildlife Adventure

3. Yellowstone & Grand Tetons: 4-Day/3-Night Wildlife Adventure

Visit world-famous Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks on this 4-day, 3-night adventure. Accommodation with breakfast is included. Your expert, naturalist guide will lead you through the famous landmarks and show you an unforgettable collection of mountains, geysers, and wildlife. Get the chance to see bison, elk, moose, eagles, mule deer, grizzly, black bears, and more. This tour will give you the best chance of possibly seeing the elusive grey wolf in the spring, summer, and fall months. Day 1: Grand Teton Dusk Adventure Begin your adventure on a gorgeous evening wildlife safari in Grand Teton National Park. Enjoy an evening filled with wildlife watching in Grand Teton National Park. Look out for bison, moose, bald eagles, pronghorn, coyotes, and mule deer. Keep your eyes open and cameras ready for possible bear sightings as well. Night 1: Accommodation in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, at the 49'er Inn and Suites (or similar and subject to availability) Day 2: Grand Teton and Yellowstone Wildlife Depart early from Jackson, Wyoming, to explore more of Grand Teton National Park and then head into Yellowstone National Park and stop to observe more wildlife along the way. Take advantage of a day filled with history, park landmarks, wildlife, and world-famous scenery. Discover Oxbow Bend, Jackson Lake, Yellowstone Lake, West Thumb Geyser Basin, Hayden Valley, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Rest for the night in the famous cowboy town of Cody, Wyoming. Night 2: Lodge accommodation in Cody, Wyoming, at the Cody Inn (or similar and subject to availability) Day 3: Yellowstone Wildlife & Scenic Upper Loop Adventure Begin your day with a visit to the Buffalo Bill Cody Museum. After lunch, make your way through the scenic Chief Joseph Highway. If time allows, take an evening safari in the famous Lamar Valley of Yellowstone and be on the lookout for wolves, bears, bison, and much more along the way. Lodge in the fun and remote mining town of Cooke City, MT. Night 3: Lodge accommodation in Cooke City, Montana, at the Alpine Motel (or similar and subject to availability) Day 4: Hydrothermals, Wildlife Viewing, and Old Faithful After an early morning wildlife safari in Lamar Valley, spend the last day of touring focusing on Yellowstone's major hydrothermal features. Stop at the Roosevelt Arch, and take the opportunity to walk around the boardwalks at Mammoth Hot Springs, Fountain Paint Pots and Mud Pots, and the world-famous Old Faithful Geyser. Explore and shop at The Old Faithful Inn before making your way back through Grand Teton National Park, viewing wildlife, and returning to Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The adventure ends in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, and drop-off at Jackson area hotels between 4:30-6:30 p.m.

From Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park Sunrise Tour

4. From Jackson Hole: Grand Teton National Park Sunrise Tour

We will explore the prime wildlife habitat and iconic viewpoints of Grand Teton National Park. Highlights include: - Mormon Row for the classic barn view of the Tetons - Elk Ranch - Oxbow Bend - Jackson & Jenny Lakes - Pacific &/or Pilgrim Creeks * Some locations above may not be available from 4/15-30 based on road status And, we'll have numerous opportunities to photograph Wildlife! We commonly see Bison, Elk, Grizzlies, Antelope, Moose, Eagles, Coyotes and more! Your tour guide will educate you on the many features of Grand Teton Park including the history, geology, wildlife & more.

Wyoming: Grand Teton National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour

5. Wyoming: Grand Teton National Park Self-Guided Driving Tour

Embark on a self-guided tour of Grand Teton National Park using an app that functions as your guide, audio tour, and map. Discover the park's most spectacular lookouts, learn about its history, and get to know the local wildlife. Start your adventure by downloading the app that will serve as your personal guide throughout this trip. Then, head to the Jackson Hole Visitor Center where you'll find everything you need to start your journey. From here, make your way toward Teton Village while you learn about the unusual history of Jackson Hole and the formation of the Tetons themselves. Your drive will take you through the Laurence S. Rockefeller Preserve, a 1,106-acre refuge within the park. See landmarks like the Chapel of the Transfiguration, a relic of a bygone era, and Mount Moran, rising a staggering 6,000 feet above the lake at its base. Drive through Colter Bay, one of the premier camping spots in the park and a great place to stop if you plan to spend the night. Visit Cattleman’s Bridge and marvel at the views from Oxbow Bend. Discover one of the clearest lakes in the whole country and take an optional ferry across the lake to a lovely lookout point. End your tour of the park at the National Elk Refuge, home to the biggest herd of elk on earth.

Utah: Yellowstone, Grand Teton 4-day Tour with Cruise

6. Utah: Yellowstone, Grand Teton 4-day Tour with Cruise

Take in the highlights of Salt Lake City and Utah on a 4-day tour with hotel accommodation and lunch included. Visit Yellowstone National Park, enjoy a lake cruise, and see Grand Teton National Park. Day 1 Departure from Salt Lake City Embark on a thrilling four-day itinerary, starting in Salt Lake City with visits to Temple Square, Beehive House, Utah State Capitol, and the majestic Great Salt Lake. Continue to Hill Air Force Base before crossing into Idaho. Day 2 Yellowstone National Park Your expert tour guide will take you through Idaho Falls, Lower and Midway Geyser Basins in Yellowstone with their stunning geothermal features, including the famous Old Faithful. Explore Upper Geyser Basin Pool Trail, Yellowstone Lake, and Yellowstone Grand Canyon, with its magnificent Upper and Lower Falls, before reaching West Yellowstone in the evening time. Optional activities such as a Yellowstone Lake Cruise offer additional opportunities for adventure. Day 3 Yellowstone National Park Continue our visit in Yellowstone Park with Norris Geyser Basin, Volcanic Pillar Cliff, Mammoth Hot Springs, Roosevelt Arch, wildlife watching at Lamar Valley, and Lower Falls Overlook. Day 4 Grand Teton National Park On last day of our tour, journey from Yellowstone to Grand Teton National Park, where you can See the Grand Tetons Mountain Range, which rises above a scene rich with abundant wildlife, pristine lakes, and spectacular mountain peaks. You will get to See Antler Park and the picturesque town of Jackson Hole, before concluding your adventure in Salt Lake City.

From Jackson: Grand Teton Wildlife & Scenery Tour with Lunch

7. From Jackson: Grand Teton Wildlife & Scenery Tour with Lunch

Immerse yourself in the postcard-worthy scenery of Grand Teton National Park on this insightful trip to all of its major spots. Begin your day with a pickup from your Jackson Hole lodging, and travel through striking mountains and lakes while staying on the lookout for diverse wildlife. Your expert guide will cover the many historical and geological features of Grand Teton. Stop at Jenny Lake Overlook, Jackson Lake, Oxbow Bend, Snake River Overlook, Mormon Row, and many other scenic sites with incredible photo ops. Allow your guide to teach you about the park's local wildlife and point out the most majestic species. Take advantage of high-quality binoculars for the possibility to spot grizzly and black bears, moose, eagles, elk, bison, wolves, coyotes, foxes, and much more. Keep your energy levels up throughout the day with a delicious picnic lunch, (or restaurant lunch in the event of cold weather.)

From Jackson: 2-Day Grand Teton and Yellowstone Tour

8. From Jackson: 2-Day Grand Teton and Yellowstone Tour

Explore the stunning scenery and native flora and fauna of two of America’s most iconic national parks: Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park. Look for native animals such as grizzly and black bear, wolves, bison, elk, moose, coyotes, bald eagles, and more. Learn from personal experience why the Lamar Valley is known as “The American Serengeti.” Day 1: Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Park Wildlife Start early in the morning to see the wildlife of Grand Teton National Park. Look out for moose, elk, bison, grizzly bear, black bear, wolf, coyote, eagles and much more. View Yellowstone Lake, West Thumb Geyser Basin, the beautiful Lower Falls of the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone, and then head into the Upper Loop for more wildlife viewing. Spend the afternoon in the famous Lamar Valley and discover why it is known as 'The American Serengeti'. This is where bison were brought back from near-extinction, and wolves were re-introduced. Accommodation: Super 8 or similar, Cooke City, Montana Day 2: The American Serengeti, Old Faithful and more... An early start again for the second day of touring which will primarily focus on the major wildlife of Yellowstone’s Lamar Valley. Look for wolves in their natural surroundings as this day is your best chance of seeing wolf activity, so be prepared! You'll also visit Mammoth Hot Springs, Fountain Paint Pots and Mud Pots, Old Faithful Geyser, and Old Faithful Inn today. Return to Jackson Hole, Wyoming for the end of the tour services.

Wyoming: Grand Teton and Yellowstone Parks Audio Tour App

9. Wyoming: Grand Teton and Yellowstone Parks Audio Tour App

Start by downloading the Action Tour Guide app, which will function as your personal guide, audio tour, and map all in one. Purchase one tour per car, not per person. Everyone listens together! Your Grand Teton National Park tour begins in Jackson Hole, at the Visitor Center. As you drive toward Teton Village, you’ll discover the history of Jackson Hole and find out how the Tetons formed. Taggart Lake Trail is one of the first hikes you’ll see, a splendid stroll which loops around a pristine glacial lake. Then you’ll have a chance to see the park’s largest glacier at the aptly named Teton Glacier turnout. On the shores of Jenny Lake, next, you’ll see one of the clearest bodies of water in the whole country. Then, take in some views of the 6,000 foot summit of Mount Moran. Jackson Lake Dam, waiting just ahead, makes for some incredible photography of the mountains! Cattleman’s Bridge offers a glimpse into the land’s pre-park history, and Oxbow Bend, not far beyond it, serves up some of the best views in the entire park. Next, cross into the most remote wilderness in the Lower 48, before stopping at the overlook where perhaps the most famous photograph of the Tetons was taken. Your Grand Teton tour concludes at the National Elk Refuge, where you might just spot the biggest herd of elk on earth. At Yellowstone, you can begin your tour at any of the five entrances. Once inside the park, you’ll follow the Grand Loop past every major (and minor) attraction. That massive figure eight includes countless amazing spots, including these: At West Thumb, one of the largest geyser basins, you can marvel at the geysers, gaze into the Abyss Pool, and hear wild tales like how fishermen would cook their catch in hot springs! Visit the world-famous Old Faithful, where an amazing show is absolutely guaranteed. Then stop by Grand Prismatic, the largest and most colorful hot spring in the country! Fountain Paint Pot offers a different sort of beauty with its multi-colored muck. Then there’s the fascinating Norris Geyser Basin, hotter than any other basin in Yellowstone. Experience a different kind of Golden Gate Bridge which is no less breathtaking than the one in San Francisco on your way to reach the Mammoth Hot Springs, a riveting formation of layered springs. Then take a detour to a completely petrified tree! Lamar Valley also awaits, where Yellowstone’s most famous wildlife often congregate. Not far from there, you’ll find Yellowstone’s Grand Canyon—which is every bit as impressive as the one in Arizona. And of course, no trip would be complete without relaxing by the shores of the enormous Lake Yellowstone. These sister parks make for one heck of a journey. Are you ready for an adventure you’ll never forget?

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It was enjoyable experience, the guide was very informative and funny made sure everyone is comfortable and had an amazing time! Can’t wait to do it again in the summer I bet we will spot different animals like bears.

Our tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and very attentive to our needs. The pace and options of the tour were also well planned.

I learned so much! The narrator was interesting and informative. Excellent self driving tour.

I loved this tour. I saw all the animals and our tour guide George was THEE best!!!

very informative, easy to follow. Really enjoyed the tour!