While many travelers are drawn to Jackson Hole by snowboarding and skiing, the place is brimming with fun activities to enjoy at different times of the year. Due to its position near the Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, this spot offers numerous opportunities for outdoor lovers.

Jackson is a wildlife paradise, and black bears, moose, American bison, gray wolves, bighorn sheep, and pronghorn call this place home. Here are the 10 things to do in Jackson Hole that are not skiing.

10 Explore The Area’s Arts And Culture

Perfect for travelers seeking relaxation and educational trips, visiting Jackson Hole’s art galleries and museums is the best way of taking breaks from constant days of adventure in the wild. There are more than 20 art galleries here, and each offers something different to vacationers.

Whether into paintings or sculptures, one is bound to come across something interesting as one wanders through these adorable galleries.

One of the most impressive to check is the National Museum of Wildlife Art, housing over 5,000 pieces of art, uniquely symbolizing different wild animals from around the planet.

9 Chase Jackson Hole’s Hot Springs

After a long day of hiking in the wild, it will be fun soaking in one of Jackson Hole's surrounding steaming thermal waters, but travelers will only find a few places designed to have refreshing in the hot mineral waters.

Mounted at the base of the Gros Venture Mountain range, Granite Hot Springs is one of the most impressive for refreshing, especially in winter. Constructed in the 1930s, travelers can only access these hot springs by fat biking, dog sledding, and snowmobiling, making it a perfect relaxing activity.

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8 Explore Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park is undoubtedly Jackson Hole’s main attraction, receiving more than three million tourists each year. Globally recognized for its Teton mountains, boasting The Three Teton summits.

Covering an area of 310,000 acres, there is no way visitors can tour Jackson Hole without exploring the Grand Teton National Park.

Travelers who arrive at the park on a flight can actually land at Jackson Hole airport.

This is a perfect spot for photographers and nature lovers, as there is a lot to experience, including over 900 species of flowering plants, more than 300 bird species, and about 60 mammal species, including grizzly bears, black bears, and moose.

7 Visit The Snake River

One of the best ways to explore Jackson Hole's wild is by visiting one of the United States' most spectacular rivers. Receiving 300,000 travelers every year, Snake River comes with incredibly unique opportunities, which fit any age and interest.

Winding beneath the shadow of the Tetons, visitors can go fishing, drift boating, kayaking, surfing, rafting, fishing, and stand-up paddling.

Being one of the country’s richest natural playgrounds, there is always a reason to explore the Snake River.

6 Experience More Wild Adventures At Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve

Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve is a portion of the Grand Teton National Park but administered by the Rockefeller Foundation. This space was donated to the National Park Service back in 2001 by Laurance S. Rockefeller. Spanning 1,106 acres of land, Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve is one of the park's jewels.

From its incredible visitor center offering a colorful display of pictures of the passing seasons of the park to over 16 miles of hiking trails, the park offers a lot to experience.

Travelers are bound to spot some wild animals when hiking this area of the park, including black bears. It is advisable to plan well before making your way into the wilderness. The rangers at the preserve can help identify the most recent sightings and arrange guided tours in the wilderness.

5 Visit National Elk Refuge

National Elk Refuge is a big non-enclosed sanctuary for rescuing elk, especially in winter. Thousands of elk have roamed the area of Jackson Hole for several years, and they are struggling to easily access food during winter, thanks to the harsh weather.

These beautiful deer-like creatures do make their way to this refuge as the climate begins to change. The refuge is best visited in winter to easily spot the animals right from the car.

During summer or warmer times of the year, one can go without seeing elk or may get a chance to only spot a few.

4 Watch A Show At The Jackson Hole Playhouse

Jackson Hole Playhouse is seated in the town’s oldest building and offers an incredible atmosphere for fun. Travelers can join others in watching some of the best performances ever played.

Actually, many people have compared the playhouse's productions to Broadway's. It is a small dinner theater, but one is allowed to watch without having to order any food. But it would be great for visitors to taste some of their delicious eats.

The house has also been raked highly when it comes to quality service and hospitality.

3 Yellowstone National Park

It is hard to miss Yellowstone when touring Jackson Hole. Opened in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is the world’s first and boasts several geologic and hydrothermal features, worth exploring. Spanning 2.2 million acres, there are endless opportunities here.

From experiencing half of the planet's active geysers to wildlife viewing to exploring the Yellowstone River's Grand Canyon and other geological wonders, there is every reason to visit this vast park.

2 Go On A Dog Sledding Adventure

Looking for something else to experience in winter? Dog Sledding is one of the things one can experience in Jackson Hole in winter that are not skiing. It is one of the most impressive ways of getting outside and having fun in this glowing winter wonderland.

Travelers are mostly accompanied by an expert musher and experienced sled dogs, and left to do is enjoy the spectacular scenery. Passing through the Buffalo Fork River is a must when going on a dog sledding adventure.

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1 Explore Jackson Hole Rodeo

A visit to Jackson Hole is never complete without exploring the famous Jackson Hole Rodeo. The rodeo is held twice a week in the summer months. During peak tourist times, some extra performances are added.

There are so many fun activities to enjoy here, including calf-roping, barrel-racing, bull-riding, and bareback bronc-riding. Other than the rodeo, travelers can catch the Teton County Fair happening in July, featuring exciting games.