Sleigh Rides at the National Elk Refuge

Starting in mid-December, clients can take a sleigh ride in Wyoming’s National Elk Refuge By: Janeen Christoff
Sleigh rides at the National Elk Refuge // © 2011 Double H Bar, Inc.
Sleigh rides at the National Elk Refuge // © 2011 Double H Bar, Inc.

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National Elk Refuge Sleigh Rides

Sleigh rides are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations are required for private tours and groups of 20 people or more. Smaller groups may make reservations, but advanced booking is not necessary. General admission is $18 for adults; $14 for children ages 5-12; children under age 5 are free.

Imagine taking a horse-drawn sleigh ride among an elk herd numbering in the thousands. At the National Elk Refuge, such an adventure is available to winter visitors from mid-December through late March through, Double H Bar, Inc. 

Sleigh rides on the National Elk Refuge operate from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., daily, including all weekends and holidays except for Christmas Day. The sleigh ride tickets are sold at the Jackson Hole and Greater Yellowstone Visitor Center, located at 532 North Cache Street, several blocks north of Jackson's Town Square.

Riders take a free shuttle bus to the sleigh boarding area, which is located three miles north of Jackson Hole. Sleigh rides last approximately one hour, including the shuttle ride to and from the sleigh ride site. Accommodations exist for visitors with disabilities. 

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