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Turpin Meadow Ranch In The News

Explore Reviews, Media Coverage, & Recent Articles

Welcome to the Turpin Meadow Ranch Press Room, where you can explore our recent press releases, reviews, media coverage and more. Discover why we are long considered one of the best guest ranches in Wyoming, ideally located between Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, with 2.5 million acres of iconic wilderness right in our backyard.

Runner's World

June 7, 2018

The 11 Best Hotels That Specifically Cater to Runners

Just a short drive from the town center sits Turpin Meadow Ranch with cozy cabin and chalet lodging options. If you love trail, you may come for the terrain, but you’ll stay for the food.

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The Travel Channel

February 8, 2018

10 Excellent Late-Season Ski and Snowboard Destinations

Jackson’s elevation and proximity to the Tetons offers some excellent late-season runs with Snow King in town and the main resort just minutes away. Should you tire of traditional winter sports, you could head out to Turpin Meadow Ranch for fat biking, snowshoeing and more.

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Visit Jackson Hole

February 1, 2018

Cross-Country Skiing at Turpin Meadow Ranch

Cross-country skiing is a great winter activity to do in Jackson for those who don’t downhill ski. Be sure to make a day trip to Turpin Meadow Ranch to enjoy their wonderful trails and lunch at the lodge. You can find the ranch north of Jackson Hole, nestled on the banks of the Buffalo Fork River….

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April 21, 2018

Inside a Three-Day Trek Through the Serengeti of North America

End the safari at Turpin Meadow Ranch, one of Wyoming’s best-kept secrets, where one can reflect on the past few days over a delightful “prairie-to-plate” meal. The pan seared Idaho trout with Northern white beans and smoked acorn squash purée will be just enough to set you into a dreamy food coma.

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July 19, 2017

15 Hotels Where Mammals Rule the Grounds

Huge, muddy paw prints left by a curious grizzly on the side of one of the property tents may cause you to halt in your steps.

If you decide to explore further, you will find the Turpin Meadow Ranch…

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Visit Jackson Hole

January 5, 2018

Cross-Country Skiing at Turpin Meadow Ranch

Want to Work up a Sweat? Head to Turpin Meadow Ranch for a day of fat tire snow biking and cross-country skiing. The ranch has a full groomed trail system along with gorgeous views of the Grand Teton. Moose also love to hang out along the trails, so keep your eyes peeled!

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Only in Your State

September 07, 2016

These Guest Ranches In Wyoming Will Make You Feel Like You’re Living In The Wild Wild West

Spend the night in a cabin or chalet and spend the day fly fishing, horseback riding, hunting, bird watching, climbing, hiking and watching wildlife.

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OUT Magazine

August 10, 2017

Roaming Wyoming's Western Roots

A modern take on the old dude ranch, Turpin stuffs its creaky Lincoln Log cabins with all the mod cons, plus classic Pendleton bedding. Swap horse wrangling with mountain biking, fly-fishing, and disc golf.

And the best part?

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Chicago Tribune

December 16, 2016

Living in Jackson Hole, a winter vacation destination

Trails at Turpin Meadow roll as they wind through pine forest and open meadows. There are rolls for every skill level. Because my five prior times cross-country skiing started with my edgeless skis slipping out from beneath me and my…

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May 1, 2017

8 Ski Destinations To Book Now

For those looking at other ways to stay busy, there’s Nordic skiing and fat tire biking that can be done over at Turpin Meadow Ranch. While you’re there, definitely plan to take a break for lunch at the lodge.

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Zions Bank

December 20, 2017

The Wild Wintry West

Grand Teton National Park puts wind in your hair, food in your belly and knowledge in your head. Try a bevy of other options, from luxury sleep-and-ski cabins at Turpin Meadow Ranch to the…

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The Denver Post

November 22, 2016

A hidden pocket of Nordic skiing in Jackson Hole, where downhill is king

A skier and his dog on a trail at Turpin Meadow Ranch in the northwest corner of Wyoming, near Jackson. Six days a week, the ranch grooms about 25 kilometers of trails for classic and skate skiing.

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Jackson Hole News

March 12, 2014

New Nordic Skiing Destination Arrives

“Cross-county skiing terrifies me. I have classic skied. Three times. Each time, faster than you can say “ouch” I was off my feet and landing hard on my coccyx. The last time I had skinny skis attached to my feet was seven years ago. Crumpled in a mess of skis, poles, and…”

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Outside Magazine

February, 21 2017

Best Winter Road Trips

Book a night in the cozy renovated cabins at Turpin Meadow Ranch, an hour northeast of Jackson. The ranch offers 12 miles of groomed cross-country ski trails, a fleet of loaner fat bikes, and farm-to-table dining featuring hearty dishes like risotto and short ribs.

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Elite Daily

February 22, 2017

The Top 11 Travel Destinations For Singles Planning Their Next Vacation

Solo travel is the ultimate relaxation method and is delightfully self-indulgent. Traveling solo allows you to experience the world without the influence of a friend or partner’s tastes, prejudices, or preferences.

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Ski Trax Magazine

February / March Issue 2014

Reinvigorate Your Love Life

“Wake up to the peace and serenity of Jackson Hole, WY.  With no cell service, limited WiFi and no televisions, Turpin Meadow Ranch is an ideal setting for a romantic winter escape.  Owners Hans and Nancy Johnstone are former Olympic Nordic skiers who dreamt of finding a place like this to ski…”

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The Washington Post

November 10, 2016

Jackson Hole’s First Nordic Ski Resort Has 25 Kilometers Of Cross-Country Ski Trails

‘My life is your vacation — Jackson Hole Wyoming.” While walking around my east Jackson neighborhood — Jackson is the biggest town in Jackson Hole — I first saw this bumper sticker.”

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New York Magazine

January 30, 2015

Skip the Slopes in Jackson Hole

“Escape into the wilderness at Turpin Meadow Ranch (from $265, breakfast included), a lodge and Nordic ski center about 45 miles north of downtown. It’s worth the hike to this former dude ranch, which reopened in January 2014 after a two-year revamp by two former Olympic skiers. You won’t find televisions and cell service is spotty, but… ”

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The Wall Street Journal

December 29, 2015

A Getaway for First-Time Hunters in Wyoming

A black November sky sprinkled with stars hung above our small, shivering party, the comfort of dawn still hours away. Astride our horses, we slogged up a steep trail, our head lamps illuminating a path littered with brush and fallen timber.

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Outside Magazine

March 11, 2015

Fat Biking in the Shadow of the Tetons

“Fat biking is fun. That’s one of the reasons outdoor writers Peter Koch and Jeremy Berger accepted an invitation from the team at bike components company SRAM to get a taste of the fattie culture during the Global Fat Biking Summit in January. Armed with Beargrease and Bucksaws, the group cruised through some of Jackson, Wyoming’s most stunning terrain as…”

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Sunset Magazine

July 2, 2015

Top Dude Ranch Escapes

Unplug your phone and reconnect to the backcountry at our favorite dude ranch spots.

#1 – Turpin Meadow Ranch: An hour from Yellowstone and with serious views of the Tetons, the restored main lodge, eight cabins, and two chalets are rustic yet refined…

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Roots Rated Stories

March 18, 2014

Jackson's Nordic Skiing Spot

“Spring is coming to the valley, but up at Turpin Meadow Ranch, at the winter end of Buffalo Valley Road in the northernmost reaches of Jackson Hole, the altitude is higher (7,200 feet versus 6,400) and winter is still holding on. Even if you get there late on a sunny day and the 15 km of groomed cross-country ski trails have softened up too much, the ranch serves up a serious lunch not to mention…”

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