Cache Creek Canyon Cross Country Skiing

The 16th most popular XC Ski in Wyoming.

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From the east side of Jackson in the Bridger-Teton National Forest, the Cache Creek Canyon is a nice out & back trek up the closed section of Cache Creek Canyon drive. The route runs behind Snow King ski area and can be linked up with Game Creek Canyon for a loop that ends down on SR191 south of town.

To reach the cross-country skiing trailhead from the intersection of US 26 and Broadway in Jackson, go east on Broadway for 0.6 miles. Turn right on Redmond St. and go 0.4 miles. Take a left on Cache Creek Rd. and go just over 1 mile to parking.

Overall, Cache Creek Canyon is the 16th most popular cross country ski area of all 26 Nordic ski destinations in Wyoming. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Cache Creek Canyon including Jackson Ski Touring Foundation, Jenny Lake Loop, Signal Mountain, Shadow Mountain, Mt. Washington Valley and Jackson Hole Nordic CenterCurtis Canyon.


Local Contact(s):  Bridger-Teton National Forest (307) 739-5500; Wyoming Tourism (307) 777-7777; Skinny Skis, Jackson (307) 733-6094; Avalanche Report (307) 733-2664.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Rusty Parrot Lodge (800) 458-2004; Brooks Lake Lodge, Dubois (307) 455-2121; Alpine House (800) 753-1421; HostelX (307) 733-3415

Luxury Loding:  Teton Tree House, Wilson (307) 733-3233; Snake River Lodge (800) 445-4655; Amangani (877) 734-7333

Breakfast Restaurant:  Snake River Inn

Reference Source:  click here

GPS:  43.4658, -110.7317

Date Published:  12/31/2015

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  11437