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.

Nature Center Programs

Discover a winter wonderland at Grand Targhee Resort by renting a pair of snowshoes and hitting the trail. Explore our dedicated snowshoe trails that wander through the Nordic trail’s scenic terrain. Grand Targhee offers beginner and advanced snowshoe trails, perfect for the whole family or an afternoon winter adventure. Grab a map at the Activity Center before you head out or join the Resort Naturalist for a Nature Snowshoe Tour.

Snowshoes can be rented through the Activity Center and picked up at the Nature Center during normal business hours.

Nature Snowshoe Tours

Grand Targhee Resort offers guided snowshoe tours where guests learn about the forest, winter ecology, snow tracking, bird calls, and the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem.  The snowshoe tours last 2 hours and are led by one of the Resort Naturalists. Tours are great for ages 10 years and older and most ability levels. Reservations are required. Please meet at the Nature Center 10 minutes prior to your scheduled tour.

Nature Center Snowshoe Tours Pricing Purchase
Snowshoe Tour $TBA Activity Center
Snowshoe Rental $TBA Activity Center

LODGING Guests – will receive coupons in their check-in packets for $10 snowshoe tours that include a snowshoe rental. This is a highly discounted option. Regular price $35 – tour & snowshoe rentals. Reservations are required.

Nature Center Programs Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10:30am Snowshoe Tour 10:30am Snowshoe Tour 10:30am Snowshoe Tour 10:30am Snowshoe Tour 10:30am Snowshoe Tour 10:30am Snowshoe Tour 10:30am Snowshoe Tour
1:30pm
Snowshoe Tour
1:30pm
Snowshoe Tour

Nature Ski Tour

For those interested in doing an on-mountain nature tour, Nature Ski Tours led by the Resort Naturalist provides a unique experience. On this tour you will ride the Shoshone chairlift to learn about the forest, local wildlife, the geology of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem, and the history of the resort. Reservations are required. 

Guests must be an intermediate level or above.

Please meet at the Nature Center 10 minutes prior to your tour.

  • Tours are approx 1 hour long
  • Free with valid lift ticket
  • Daily Schedule TBD
  • 1:30pm (Meet at Nature Center at 1:20)

 Groups, Schools and Special Tours Available

Nature 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
  • School & private group pricing $5 per person

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