Activities Offered by Star Valley Lodge

Connect with nature. Bond with your companions. Each morning at Star Valley Lodge, you’ll wake up to endless possibilities for the day’s adventures. Plan your itinerary with remarkable experiences! Try your hand at fly fishing, see how you do at skeet shooting, we’ll get you on a horse, and you can see how far back the mountains go.

Summer Activities


Hiking can be easy going to very challenging. Rest easy knowing the stunning trails in the Bridger Teton National Forest offer a wide spectrum for the experience you are dreaming of.


The mountain stream outside our door, high alpine lakes and the dazzling Salt River provide immediate access and the perfect opportunity to catch some amazing fish. Get ready to lay your eyes on Browns, Cuthroat, Rainbows, Brookies, and Mackinaw.

Mountain Biking

For the athletic or adventuresome, mountain biking along the ridges of the Salt River Ranges can be quite the challenge! Take a ride around the property, or one of our Outdoor Concierges can get you to the mountain trails that are doable for you and your team. In the winter months, you can try your biking skills on a fat tire bike.

White Water Rafting or Raft Float

Join us for an adventurous whitewater rafting trip or a leisurely lunch float. Enjoy the best views of our area from the river perspective. Our guides have extensive training in wildlife, ecology, geology, river hydrology, as well as interesting facts about the area.


An array of both whitewater and smooth water kayak routes are available for your adventure. Watch for wildlife from the water. Paddle to a secluded lunch spot. So many adventures await you.

Horseback Riding

While at Star Valley Lodge, take the opportunity to enjoy a traditional form of Wild West transportation … horseback riding! A popular pastime and fun for all levels of experience, horseback riding can be an amazing adventure in Wyoming.

Rodeo Excursion

Spend the day in Bedford at a classic western rodeo. Watch barrel racing, bull riding and the always popular mutton busting. A fun day for all ages.


Greens fees and club rentals are very reasonable at one of the five captivating courses that are within fifteen minutes of Star Valley Lodge.

Winter Activities


A variety of exciting snowshoeing trails are available around and near Star Valley Lodge.  We can help plan your snowshoe time either in the surrounding meadows or forests.


Abundant snow, stunning scenery and a thrilling adventure await you on a snowmobile in the Wyoming wilderness. Access miles of groomed and ungroomed trails directly from Star Valley Lodge and experience some of the best snowmobiling in the country.

Sledding and Tubing

Ready for some good, old-fashioned fun? Star Valley Lodge has quick access to these fun sports. Get ready for a serious mountain rush!

Cross Country Skiing

During the winter months, Star Valley Lodge is surrounded by sparkling, snow-covered terrain. A pair of skis can be perfect for those who like to do their own thing, rather than waiting on ski lift lines.

Dog Sled Tours

If you are looking for a different type of snow adventure, we can plan a sensational sled dog tour. Head out on a scenic ride in a modern sled with a musher-guide and run a team yourself – right to a nearby hot spring!

Year-Round Activities

Wildlife Tours, Bird Watching and Photography Tours

Explore wildlife hotspots with our seasoned guides. All year, our abundant area offers a variety of wildlife viewing including moose, elk, bison, pronghorn antelope, mule deer, wolves, black bears, grizzly bears, bald eagles, and trumpeter swans. Our tours are customized to your interests and needs, to ensure the most out of your experience.

Hot Springs

The Granite Hot Springs Pool is nearby and situated just above Granite Creek Falls. The drive in is a scenic dirt road. During the winter months the hot springs are accessible only via snowmobile, dog sled, ski, and fat bike.

ATV Riding

The Star Valley Lodge staff can provide off-road vehicle outings into the surrounding National Forest, which offer incredible views and photo opportunities everywhere you turn.

Western Bar Crawl in Afton & Thayne, WY

Take a jaunt to Afton or Thayne via the Star Valley Lodge shuttle to experience a western bar crawl. Compare whiskeys, shoot a game of pool and enjoy the laidback style of small town western Wyoming.

Gun Manufacturing plant in Freedom, WY

Experience Freedom Arms in Freedom, WY and witness this authentic firearm manufacturing company, known for producing powerful single-action revolvers.

Afternoon & evening trips to Jackson Hole

Settlers and pioneers traveled to Jackson Hole to rediscover their inner spirit. Set scenically at the foot of the Tetons and offering a wide range of activities, Jackson Hole is a wonderful day trip from Star Valley Lodge.