Snow King Resort, set in the famous ski town of Jackson Wyoming, is a top-rated winter destination surrounded by the huge array of Jackson hotels set within ten miles of the ski runs. Snow King Jackson Hole WY comprises both a famous mountain foothill resort, called Snow King Resort, and an entire mountain expanse laced with runs, trails, lifts, and a terrain park. Jackson Hole Airport offers air transportation for those flying in to snowboard, ski, and experience the Snow King scenic chair lift. National Parks—namely Yellowstone and Grand Teton—are both within easy driving distance of Snow King.
With both an admirable resort for lodging and mountains for skiing both within minutes of each other, Snow King Resort is an ideal location for a winter vacation. The resort itself includes more than 200 hotel rooms, 13 lodge suites, and more than 50 condominiums, all of which are available nightly and have been renovated to align with modern technology and services. The best values are offered beginning in October through December (before Christmas) and again in April through to the middle of May. The official ski season begins at the end of December and lasts into March. The busiest times annually are Fourth of July, President’s Day weekend, and the Christmas season, which also coincide with the highest rates.
With a summit elevation of almost 8,000 feet and a base elevation of 6,200 feet encompassed in 400 prime alpine acres (300 of which are groomed), Snow King Jackson Hole WY is indeed an exciting place to ski and snowboard. Head out to the 16 ski runs with your own equipment or rent ski and snowboard gear from the onsite ski shop. Advanced levels are most catered to with roughly 60 percent of the runs set at Advanced. Intermediate follows with a 25 percent of the total, while beginners can ski and snowboard 15 percent of the total trails. Special features include a Terrain Park and the longest run at almost a mile. There is also night skiing at Snow King Resort that includes more than 100 acres and 2 ski lifts.
The Snow King scenic chair lift is on of the most talked about features of the entire resort. The double-chair lift offers commanding views of both Jackson Hole, Grand Teton, and the edge of Yellowstone National Park. The lifts climb from 6,000 feet to almost 8,000 feet through five distinct mountain ranges with views spanning more than fifty miles. Once at the top, riders can choose to hike the Snow King Resort nature trail. The Snow King scenic chair lift brings an abundance of natural elements into view, including blankets of wildflowers, towering pines, and thick aspen forests.
As one of the top ski US ski resorts, Snow King Resort accommodates every guest with a huge range of amenities both on and off the hills. The mountain base lodge encompasses an indoor skating rink and a large cafeteria as well as the sweeping hotel resort. Within the hotel area, guests have access to a lounge, atrium, complimentary Wi-Fi, a pair of whirlpools, concierge services for tours and activities, and a sauna. Car rental transportation is offered as well as babysitting, laundry, room service, a heated pool, and massage services.
There are many activities to try out in all seasons while visiting Snow King Jackson Hole WY. In winter, skiing and snowboarding reigns, but so do King Tubes, ice skating, snowshoeing, and special events like championship snowmobile hill races and other ski and snowboard races for all levels. In spring and summer activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, mountain mini golf, an Alpine Slide ride, and great Wyoming hiking are good bets. Fishing, festivals, rodeos, and white water rafting are all possible near Snow King Jackson Hole WY.