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 15 km 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 backpacked in more than 25 national parks and countless national forests during the last 20 years. His experience in Yellowstone and the Grand Tetons make Joey the perfect guide for the trails during Green Season and on a snowmobile during White Season.

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Downhill Skiing

Jay
JayFly-fishing expert
Jay Allen started fly-fishing when he was 11 years old and has spent more than 20 years as a guide. He’s managed fly-fishing programs throughout the U.S. Jay’s passion for entomology is particularly evident in his understanding of the intricacies of nymph fishing and “matching the hatch.” He understands the need for clients to have opportunities to bring fish to hand, broaden their knowledge and learn techniques that will improve their success on any water.

Favorite Outdoor Activity: Fly-fishing

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Whitewater Rafting

Experience the thrill of shooting the rapids of the Snake River with our whitewater rafting partners Baker-Ewing Whitewater and Mad River Boat Trips. Seasoned guides from both companies will safely maneuver you through eight miles of rapids, giving guests an exhilarating experience and a chance to take in the beauty of this great river.

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Climbing

Whether it’s a family climbing day or tackling the peaks of the mighty Grand Tetons, our partner Exum Mountain Guides can find the right adventure to fit your desires. Exum is one of the oldest guide services in the U.S. and prides itself on being able to give anyone from eight to 80 years old a climbing experience they will never forget.

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Guided Wade 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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Overnight 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.

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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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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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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 15km and several different trails. Groomed daily, tracks are set for both classic as well as skate skiing and 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 more than 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 15km 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 15 km 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.