The Nature Center

Grand Targhee Nature Center

Visit the Nature Center and chat with one of the Resort Naturalist to learn about the local wildlife, geology, ecology, and our local Ghee-cology. The resort naturalists have all the up to date information on what’s blooming and what critters have been recently seen around the resort.

*Ghee-cology – the relations and interactions between organisms, people, and Grand Targhee’s environment.

Naturalist Programs

Daily Nature Walk – Starts Saturday, June 24

Explore the summit with a Resort Naturalist while taking in the scenery on a guided nature walk along the 1 mile summit trail system. This daily guided hike meets at the Summit Nature Center at 1:30pm and will continue along the sub-alpine ridge line of Fred’s Mountain with views of the Grand Teton Range and Teton Valley while you learn about the local landscape.

Hike will be on rocky uneven surfaces with some exposure.  Closed-toes shoes required.

Nature walk meets at the Summit Nature Center at 1:30pm.

Daily Nature Walk tours last around an hour and thirty minutes and is led by one of our Resort Naturalists. Nature walk is great for all ages and levels.

  • When: Daily at 1:30pm
  • Meeting Location: Summit Nature Center
  • Cost: $5 per person ages 6 & up

 

Advanced Reservations are REQUIRED by 1:00pm the day of tour

What To Bring:

  • Comfortable hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses/hat
  • Rain/wind shell
  • Water bottle
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera

 

Environmental Programs

Grand Targhee Resort’s Environmental Programs educate the public about the ecology and conservation of our unique alpine environment and to advocate the stewardship of Grand Targhee Resort for recreation, healthy forests, and wildlife habitat. Our naturalist education programs provide alternative recreational activities at Grand Targhee and strive to inspire guests to become involved in the conservation of our environment.

Groups, Schools and Private Tours Available

Perhaps you belong to a hiking club or you’re a scout leader, youth group coordinator, teacher, or an active person who really wants to experience a guided nature tour, or would just like to have a guide for the day. We can do that!

Call the Group Sales Team at 307-353-2300 x 1316, or the Resort Naturalist, Brigid Sinram at 307.353.2300 x 1347 to schedule your group.

$50 per hour per guide for guided Naturalist Hikes. 2-hour tour, maximum 25 people per guide. Does not include lift tickets for upper mountain/Dreamcatcher accessed tours.