How to Plan the Best Jackson Hole Mountain Biking Trip

With over 56 miles of paved pathways and over 115 miles of rugged mountain trails, Jackson Hole, WY, is a dream come true for cyclists. Here, guests can tackle everything from easy, flat routes to steep, challenging terrain—all while enjoying scenic views. The next time you visit the Wild West, book your stay at Bentwood Inn and head out on an incredible Jackson Hole mountain biking trip. For more local recommendations and travel tips, be sure to reference our complimentary Jackson Hole Vacation Guide!

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Your Guide to Jackson Hole Mountain Biking

Tours and Lessons

For those new to mountain biking, the Jackson Hole Bike Park at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort offers beginner lessons tailored to the needs of first-time downhill riders (ages 12 and up). Their professionally trained instructors will teach you the fundamentals of cycling and help you practice on the beginner terrain.

Once you’ve mastered your bike, feel free to take a guided tour for the ultimate mountain biking experience. Perfect for both beginners and experts, Teton Mountain Bike Tours offers private and group rides in the Greater Yellowstone area. You’ll love the awesome views and thrilling terrain! Don’t forget to bring your camera.

Mountain Bike Rentals

If you’re an experienced cyclist but didn’t bring your bike on vacation, you’re in luck! There are three convenient locations for mountain bike rentals in Jackson Hole. JH Sports and Teton Village Sports are both located in Teton Village and offer plenty of great rentals. Or, check out Hoback Sports located just off of Jackson Town Square where you can rent everything from full-suspension mountain bikes and cruisers to road bikes.

The Best Places to Ride

  • Jackson Hole Bike Park: Located in Teton Village, this bike park offers the only lift-serviced riding in the valley. The park has six downhill routes, complete with smooth trail beds, banked corners, and buffed takeoffs. The terrain is ranked anywhere from green to black for every level of rider.
  • Grand Teton National Park: The multi-use pathway in Grand Teton National Park expands 30 miles from Jenny Lake back to the town of Jackson. A bucket list route for many bikers is the 100-mile “Around the Block” loop, which is a challenging yet beautiful ride around the Snake River Canyon.
  • Teton Pass: There are a variety of downhill trails that wind through the epic terrain at Teton Pass. Here, riders can enjoy gap jumps, log features, and hip jumps, with over 2,000 vertical miles to explore. Just be prepared for some achy muscles afterward!

Local Tip: No matter where you choose to ride, be sure to check out a Jackson Hole trail map before you head out to help you find your way through the valley.

After Your Adventure, Pedal Back to Bentwood Inn!Cabin Room at Bentwood Inn

After your Jackson Hole mountain biking excursion, come back to our beautiful bed and breakfast, where you can relax and rejuvenate! Enjoy some downtime in one of our rooms or suites, then join us for a hearty bistro dinner as you tell us all about your adventures. We can’t wait to hear about your mountain excursions!

Ready for an unforgettable mountain biking adventure in beautiful Jackson Hole? Check our availability today and start planning your trip!