RV-ing to the Tetons is a most special thing, indeed. And while both Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks offer campgrounds that can accommodate your van, camper trailer, fifth-wheel, Class C or motorhome, choosing to stay outside the parks offers you and your family a whole different experience.
Here are the best RV parks near Jackson Hole.
Virginian RV Park
This popular in-town RV park is a convenient short walk to Jackson Town Square and a 20-minute drive to the entrance of Grand Teton National Park. There are 103, pet-friendly RV sites at the Virginian RV Park with full hookups, picnic tables, shady trees and convenient access to cable and WiFi services. The campsites include gravel pads that can accommodate up to 40 feet with room for slide-outs. The park is also adjacent to its sister property, The Virginian Lodge, which features restaurants, a saloon, a convivial courtyard, a pool and a hot tub. The RV park is open from May 1st through October 15th.
For more information and reservations, call 307-733-7189, or visit virginianrvpark.com.
Fireside offers two RV parks/resorts in the Jackson/Grand Teton National Park area.
Fireside in Jackson Hole, located on Rte. 390 — otherwise known as the Village Road —was established in 1963 and is the longest-running campground in the area. All sites offer electric, water, sewer and cable hook-ups. Other amenities include showers and bathrooms, coin-operated laundry facilities and a campground store among other "perks." There is also a dump station available from mid-May to mid-October. Electric sites only are offered from October to April.
For more information and reservations call 307-733-1177 or visit firesidejacksonhole.com.
Fireside Buffalo Valley sits 5 miles east of the Moran entrance of Grand Teton National Park, which leads to Yellowstone's entryway. It features full hookups — water and electric — plus picnic tables, in-ground fire rings and gorgeous Teton Range views. The onsite convenience store carries firewood, ice, last-minute meal items, RV supplies and propane refills. The RV park's gas station has regular, plus and premium gasoline and diesel fuel available 24/7 at the pump. A coin-operated laundromat is also available.
For information and reservations call 307-733-1980 or visit yellowstonerv.com.
Snake River Cabins and RV Park
The Snake River Cabins and RV Park is located on the banks of the iconic and mighty Snake River, a scenic 12-mile drive to downtown Jackson. There are full hookups for water, sewer and electric for trailers, motorhomes and RVs up to 30 feet in length.
For more information and reservations call 307-733-7078 or visit snakeriverpark.com.
Alpine Valley RV Resort
Approximately 40 minutes south of Jackson via the incredibly scenic Snake River Canyon, lies the area's newest luxury RV park in Alpine, offering 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and the confluence of the Snake and Greys rivers and the Palisades Reservoir.
It offers full hook-up RV sites for rigs up to 75 feet in length and is pet friendly. Each site has a firepit and picnic table with chairs. The park is conveniently situated next to a supermarket and is also mere minutes from Alpine's restaurants, a world-class brewery and retail stores. Owned by Dave Hansen Whitewater, you can depart and return directly from Alpine for your rafting trip through the Snake River Canyon without having to shuttle to and from Jackson, saving you hours in the car.
For more information and reservations, call (307) 241-5707, or visit alpinevalleyresortwy.com.
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Grand Buffalo RV Resort
More luxury RV camping is available just an hour's drive south of Jackson in beautiful Star Valley (Wyoming) at the Grand Buffalo RV Resort. Located in Etna, this brand-new RV park has breathtaking views of the mountains, large camping spots and many amenities, including full hookups, free WiFi, propane fill-ups, and a picnic table and firepit in each site. In addition to quick access to the Palisades Reservoir, there are also numerous championship-caliber golf courses in the area. For information and to reserve your spot, visit grandbuffalorvresort.com.