Jackson Hole Hiking


Get 'the Hole picture' from the King


Enjoy the best views in Jackson Hole from the top of Snow King Mountain!

Get your heart pumping on a 1.8 mile trail that ascends 1,571 vertical feet from the main base area to the summit.

Take in gorgeous views of the Tetons, the Elk Refuge and the town of Jackson and find out why locals “Climb the King” on a weekly or even daily basis!

The Snow King Mountain trail system also connects to the popular Cache Creek and Game Creek trail systems beloved by hikers and mountain bikers alike.

Price: Free!

Hiking is a free activity and requires nothing more than a sturdy pair of shoes and some water.
When the chairlift is running, hikers may ride the chairlift down for $10 per rider or up for $20 per rider and hike down.

Snow King Mountain Hiking Trail Maps

Start at the Snow King Mountain base area at the corner of Snow King Avenue & Cache Street, about 6 blocks south of Town Square.

Downloadable Trail Map

Frequently Asked Questions about Hiking at Snow King

How long does it take?
That depends on your fitness level and your pace. The fastest time from bottom to top is about 15 minutes. Most locals will take anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour and 15 minutes to reach the summit.

Can I bring my dog?
Dogs are allowed at Snow King and are subject to Teton County Dog Laws – they must be leashed or under strict voice control at all times.

Be sure to remove any dog waste. Mutt Mitts and a trash receptacle are provided at the trailhead. Please do not leave bagged waste along the trail – there is no poop fairy.