Moose Wyoming, Near Grand Teton National Park

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Moose Wyoming

Moose, Wyoming, is a tiny town in Grand Teton National Park, just north of Jackson, Wyoming, historically focused on ranching and farming, but now catering to entertaining tourists enroute to the Snake River and other Grand Teton National Park activities. Read More

  • Moose, Wyoming is a small rural town inside Grand Teton National Park.
  • Moose hosts the Park’s headquarters, a Visitor Center, and Grand Teton Natural History Association.
  • Moose boasts access to popular Park trailheads and is a short drive to Shadow Mountain.
  • Well-known Moose-Wilson road, also known as Highway 390, spans 15 scenic miles.

Overview

Moose, Wyoming is a small town inside Grand Teton National Park homesteaded by the Dornan family. Moose hosts Park headquarters, the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center, Grand Teton Natural History Association, Dornan's restaurant and bar, a chuckwagon, grocery store, gas station, and serves as a key location for outdoor enthusiasts enjoying the area.

Location

At the southern entrance to Grand Teton National Park, Moose is centrally located in the Jackson Hole valley along the Snake River. This small town boasts access to popular Grand Teton National Park trailheads like Granite Canyon Trail, Blacktail Butte, Phelps Lake, and Sawmill Ponds. Moose is also a short drive to Shadow Mountain, Wilson, Jackson, and Teton Village.

Services/Amenities

Moose offers a few guest cabins and nearby ranch accommodations, a post office, a visitor center, various shops, a restaurant and chuckwagon, gas station, an ATM, as well as sport and outdoor event outfitters.

Activities

Many hikers, mountaineers, bicyclists, fly fishermen, cross-country skiers and snowshoers, and other outdoor enthusiasts enjoy Moose’s proximity to Grand Teton National Park. From Moose, you can hop on a scenic rafting trip down the snake river or on a guided fishing trip. The Visitor Center (open year-round) is a great place to start your park adventures.

Attractions

The primary attraction of Moose, Wyoming is Grand Teton National Park.

Getting Here

From Jackson, WY, head north on North Cache Drive and continue to follow US-191 N/US-26 E/US-89 N for nearly 13 miles, passing Jackson Hole Airport, and turn left on Teton Park Road. From Teton Village, and Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, you can follow the Moose-Wilson road in the summer. Also known as Highway 390, this scenic route spans 15 scenic miles along a partially dirt road, offering access to trailheads and great wildlife viewing areas. If you are traveling from the north, Moose is located at the southern entrance to Grand Teton National Park.

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