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Jackson Lake Kayaking in Grand Teton National Park

2 Days/ 1 or 2 Nights from $279
Trip Highlights
  • Sea kayak with expert guides
  • Explore Grand Teton National Park
  • Cosy camping on Grassy Island under a star-filled sky
  • Watch for moose, elk and bison
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Outside Travel Awards 'Best Outfitter' Runner Up National Geographic Adventure Magazine - Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth As Featured On 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveller Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2013 (River Rafting)
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Departure Dates
2 Days/1 Night: Saturdays - Mid-June through Mid-September   
2 Days/2 Nights: Sundays & Fridays - Mid-June through Mid-September

Meeting Place
Signal Mountain Boat Launch, Jackson Lake
Price

2 Days/ 1 Night
Adult: $329 to $389
Youth: $279 to $339

2 Days/ 2 Nights
Adult: $434 to $449
Youth: $344 to $359

Deposit: $125

Additional Costs:
Sleep Kit/Tent: $25/Included

Prices subject to National Park Service Approval


River Rating Minimum Age
4 Yrs
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Jackson Lake Kayaking in Grand Teton National Park - Overview

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Thanks to a unique O.A.R.S. itinerary, first-time kayakers and families can adventure and overnight on Jackson Lake, in the heart of Grand Teton National Park, the shimmering soul of the Tetons.

With an idyllic island camp, O.A.R.S. guests are the only outfitted paddlers authorized to spend nights on Jackson Lake lying just west of Signal Mountain in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park. Paddle beneath a cowboy country moon and the same starry skies that lured the gaze of ancient tribes and settlers. During the day, Jackson Lake's calm waters are perfect for paddlers to learn their first sea kayaking stroke. Hikes, rushing creeks, fishing and ultra-photographic landscapes surround you. And just beyond the Grand Tetons’ peaks, less than an hour away, lie the geo-thermal wonders and wildlife of Yellowstone National Park. What could be more fun?

Jackson Hole & Jackson Lake Vacation Package - Itinerary at a Glance

  • Our Jackson Hole adventure begins at Signal Mountain where you’ll learn kayak basics
  • Boat supported kayaking to Grassy Island -- O.A.R.S. special Jackson Lake camp
  • Hike to Moran Creek, fish for cutthroat trout, read a book, paint a sunset
  • Hike up a rushing creek to spectacular vistas overlooking the lake
  • Sleep under the stars of the wide Wyoming sky, evening campfires after a paddle by moonlight
  • Kayak countless inlets and miles of shoreline that beg to be explored
  • Encounter a moose drinking from the shallows, an eagle perched in a nearby fir
  • Spend the afternoon hiking trails or taking a swim before returning to Signal Mountain for the conclusion of our Jackson Lake Wyoming vacation.

Learn more about Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park.

O.A.R.S. West Inc. is an authorized concessioner of Grand Teton National Park and a licensed commercial permit holder in Yellowstone National Park.


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“Eleven of us took an overnight kayak trip on Jackson Lake. This was a family reunion organized to celebrate Grandma's birthday (unfortunately Grandma had a little trouble with the altitude and was unable to sleep out overnight, but she participated in everything else from a seat on the pontoon boat). We had a WONDERFUL time and I want to compliment you on the quality of your employees. They could not have been nicer or more willing to accomodate the various needs of our party (ranging in age from eight to eighty). Thank you, and should we do another trip of this type we will certainly contact O.A.R.S.”
Barbara Hayward ~ Lancaster, PA

“Beautiful scenery, fresh air, good food, tireless and enthusiastic guides, good companionship....”
Kurt Chankaya ~ Keller, TX

“The guides were excellent: encouraging and very friendly. They took a personal interest in our family.”
Kim Wittkugel ~ Cincinnati, OH

“I enjoyed the experience of learning a new activity (kayaking) and the scenery. Meeting new people, talking with the guides. The meals were excellent.”
Kristen Carlson McCarthy ~ Des Moines, IA

“Enjoyed being out of doors, enjoying spectacular scenery and not having to ‘rough it’.”
Jim Bret-Hart ~ Tucson, AZ

“The campsite, equipment and food were all very good. My family felt comfortable and safe. We had a wonderful time.”
Dennis Dion ~ N Attleboro, MA

“The area was beautiful. Guides were great, well-trained, enthusiastic, nice and well-informed.”
Lisa Evans ~ Marblehead, MA

“The most enjoyable aspect of the trip was seeing part of the park that we would never have had access to otherwise-the good quality kayaks, the food was good/the hike to hidden waterfalls/ the isolation and your 2 guides were delightful and very helpful and terrific cooks-”
Vicki Leonard ~ Stafford, VA

“Besides the great views of the mountains, I thought the guides were great - very patient and accommodating.”
Jennifer Walker ~ New York, NY

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Average Temperatures
Month High Low Precipitation
June 68° 36° 1.64”
July 78° 39° 1.13”
August 76° 38° 1.26”
September 67° 31° 1.50”
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Rarely Above 50°



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Outside Travel Awards 'Best Outfitter' Runner Up National Geographic Adventure Magazine - Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth As Featured On 50 Tours of a Lifetime - National Geographic Traveler Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservations Manager Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist 2007-2013 (River Rafting) Best of the Bay Area Winner

For consecutive years, O.A.R.S. has been named the "Best River & Sea Outfitter on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure and one of the top two outfitters in the world by Outside Magazine in its annual Active Travel Awards recognition program. In multiple years, O.A.R.S.trips have been honored as "50 Tours of a Lifetime" by National Geographic Traveler and since 2007, Condé Nast Traveler has recognized Mindy Gleason, O.A.R.S. Reservation Manager and International Adventure Travel Consultant, as Condé Nast Traveler's standalone Top Travel Specialist in the River Rafting category.

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