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Naturalist Snowshoe & Skiing Tours

Targhee Nature Center

Nature Center Details

Call 800-TARGHEE

Naturalist Snowshoe Tours

Grand Targhee Resort in partnership with the Caribou-Targhee National forest continues to offer snowshoe adventures where guests learn about the forest, wildlife ecology, snow tracking, bird calls, the geology of the greater Yellowstone ecosystem and history of the resort. The snowshoe tour lasts approximately 2 hours and is led by one of our Resort Naturalists. Tours are great for all ages and levels.

Please make reservations through the Activity Center 307-353-2300 x1355 and meet at the Nature Center 10 minutes prior to your tour.

Naturalist Tour Schedule: Nature Center Hours - 9:30am – 4:00pm - 7 days week

Naturalist Snowshoe Tour Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10:00am Snowshoe Tour 10:00am Snowshoe Tour 10:00am Snowshoe Tour< 10:00am Snowshoe Tour 10:00am Snowshoe Tour
1:00pm Snowshoe Tour 1:00pm Ski with Naturalist Starts 1:00pm Snowshoe Tour 1:00pm Snowshoe Tour 1:00pm Snowshoe Tour 1:00pm Snowshoe Tour
4:00pm Snowshoe Tour   4:30pm Snowcat Mtn Tour

Naturalist Ski Tours

For those interested in doing an on-mountain adventure, the Ski with a Naturalist provides a unique experience. On this tour you’ll learn about the forest, local wildlife, the geology of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem and the history of the resort. Guests must be an intermediate level or above; tour is off the Dreamcatcher and Shoshone lifts. Tours are approximately 1-1.5 hours long. Please make reservations through the Activity Center. 307-353-2300 x 1355 and meet at the Nature Center 10 minutes prior to your tour. Max group size is 7.

  • Tours are approx 1 hours long
  • Advanced reservations are required at the Activity Center
  • Free with valid lift ticket
  • Wednesdays 1:00pm

Naturalist Friday Evening Program

For family fun in the evening the Friday night Naturalist Program is a real treat. Program topics include local birds, winter wildlife adaptations, and the unique geology and habitat of the Grand Targhee and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. This 30-45 minute interactive program is for all ages, and will often feature pelts and skulls from our Nature Center.

  • Friday 5:00pm at The Teewinot Lodge

Scenic Cat Ride with a Naturalist

One of the hallmarks of the Grand Targhee Resort experience is a ride on one of our Snowcats complete with breathtaking views of the Grand Teton Mountains. Take in the breathtaking views of the Tetons from the comfort of a snow cat as it winds along the Snowdrift Loop in Ricks Basin.

  • Tours are approx 2 hours long
  • Advanced reservations are required at the Activity Center
  • Snacks and hot cocoa served
  • Saturdays 4:00pm

Groups, Schools and Special Tours Available

Our Naturalist Snowshoe Tours are perfect for a school or youth outing. Your students will be learning about the forest, wildlife, geology and history of Grand Targhee Resort. We’ll help you customize a fun and educational day at the mountain.

  • Contact Activity Center for groups of 10 or more
  • Schedule a date with Brigid Sinram – 307-353-2300 ext.1347

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