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Unforgettable Ranch Vacations

A legendary base for Jackson Hole, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone adventures, Turpin Meadow Ranch invites guests to experience unforgettable dude ranch vacations. Enjoy easy access to some of the most iconic sights in Wyoming and a wide range of fun-filled activities in both the White and Green seasons. Enjoy 20km of groomed Nordic track for skiing, explore the wilderness on horseback or check out the Continental Divide Trail on a snowmobiling jaunt, hike or fat bike excursion. Explore some of our favorite activities below.

Meet Our Guides

Elee
EleeSlopes and Saddles Expert
Ever taken care of 30 horses? That’s just a day in the life for Elee on the ranch. She’s logged more than 25 years working in and around the National Forests and ranches in Wyoming, and helps lead our Nordic Center in the winter. If you want to know the best spots to visit in Yellowstone or the Grand Tetons, Elee can point you in the right direction.

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Pack trips

Aaron
AaronWilderness Wildman
If you plan on hopping on a horse, fly fishing, snowmobiling or exploring Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons, Aaron’s knowledge of the local area will make your trip more enjoyable. He has more than 25 years of experience working for National Forests in Wyoming and the surrounding area, and knows the best secret fishing spots around the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Horseback riding

Joey
JoeyExplorer
Want to see Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Park? Let Joey take you on a guided tour of both! Joey has spent over 20 years exploring and backpacking over 25 National Parks and countless National Forests. His years of knowledge of both Yellowstone and Grand Teton’s sights from the road and what lies down the trail in the backcountry will allow you to see and experience the place we call home in a whole new way.

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Downhill Skiing

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Guided Yellowstone Tours

Enjoy America’s first National Park with a friendly and knowledgeable guide. With our trained guides you don’t only see the classic sights such as Old Faithful, Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone Lake, and the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, you truly experience them. We offer both walking and driving tours.

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Guided Grand Teton Tours

Let our knowledgeable guides take you through one of America’s most majestic national parks. With decades of experience in and around Grand Tetons National Park, we can help make your experience with the best-known sights unforgettable, and get off the beaten path to breathtaking lesser known sights.

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Fly Fishing

Turpin Meadow Ranch provides easy access to one of the premier native cutthroat trout streams in Wyoming on the Buffalo Fork River, which meanders directly through the Ranch. We’re located within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, home to the largest concentration of Blue Ribbon-certified trout water.

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Horseback Riding

Explore our backyard of the Bridger-Teton National Forest by horseback! Our beautiful horses will take you through the Buffalo Fork River, alpine meadows, and up to the mountain tops. Enjoy a two-hour or half-day ride with the majestic Tetons range as the backdrop drop.

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Pack Trips

Imagine riding a horse through the American Wilderness like the early frontiersmen, fishing world class streams and rivers, viewing wildlife and sleeping out under a blanket of stars. Our Wilderness Pack Trips are perfect for family or group adventures.

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Wildlife Viewing

Bears, wolves, coyotes, eagles, cranes, osprey, grey owls, elk, moose, foxes, and mule deer have all been spotted near the ranch. We also offer guided tours throughout Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks who are knowledgeable about the area and its wildlife.

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Climbing and Hiking

We partner with Exum Mountain Guides, the oldest guide service in the United States, to offer one and two-day climbing classes and guided climbs of the Grand Tetons. If you would rather spend the day on your own hiking, explore 2.5 million acres of the Bridger-Teton Wilderness right in our backyard.

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Bonfires Under the Stars

For a truly unforgettable summer experience, spend an evening in front of a roaring fire at our bonfire pit on the banks of the Buffalo Fork River. Witness breathtaking sunset views of the Grand Tetons and the shifting colors of the wide-open Wyoming sky in comfort and style.

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Disc Golf

From locals to ranch guests, anyone can enjoy the freshest mountain air and one-of-a-kind views as you play our disc golf course. Our course is characterized by open meadows with sweeping views of the Tetons and some fun challenges as well. Discs available for purchase in the gift shop.

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Bird Watching

See over 300 species of birds documented in our region, including the elusive Great Grey Owl, Bald Eagles, Golden Eagles, Red-tailed Hawks, Sandhill Cranes, Great Horned Owls, Ruffed Grouse, Red Crossbills, Red-breasted Nuthatches, Northern Pygmy Owl, Belted Kingfisher, Red-bellied Sapsucker, Barn Swallows, Mountain Chickadees, White-breasted Nuthatches and more.

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Nordic Skiing

Our Nordic trails are the featured Winter attraction at Turpin Meadow Ranch. Designed by Olympic Nordic Skiing and Biathlon athletes, the track stretches over 20km and several different trails. Groomed daily, tracks are set for both classic as well as skate skiing and they start right at your cabin door!

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Snowmobiling

Turpin Meadow Ranch proudly sits on a spur of the famous Continental Divide Trail, with over 500 miles of groomed adventure. Our exclusive guides are some of the most experienced around. Their extensive knowledge of the trails and backcountry provides an adventurous and safe day in the snow.

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Fat Biking

Enjoy the thrill of the riding over snowy trails this winter on board a fat bike. Join us at Turpin Meadow Ranch for a ride on our dedicated fat bike single track. With 20km of trails to explore, you're sure to have a blast. Our fat biking trails are groomed daily and start right out your front door!

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Snowshoeing

The nordic trails at Turpin Meadow Ranch offers 20km of groomed trails with views of the Grand Tetons that the Washington Post called "one of the best in the entire valley". Our trails are open to snowshoers of all difficulty levels. With tracks set to your front door, Turpin Meadow Ranch is an ideal spot to try snowshoeing for the first time or test your abilities on more difficult trails.