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Go Western in Jackson Hole

Experience the Old West in Jackson Hole through dining, retail and other activities throughout the valley.

Experience the Old West in Jackson Hole through dining, retail and other activities throughout the valley. Our editors bring you a collection of our favorite ways to take in the "Last Of The Old West!"

  • Cowboy Tradition

    Jackson Hole Rodeo As anyone who’s cheered in the stands can attest, this rodeo is the real deal. With Jackson Hole roots stretching back to 1890, the Wilson family has kept the authentic Western tradition of rodeo alive through generations of ropers and riders. Jackson Hole Rodeo showcases a variety of daredevil events such as bareback bronc riding, bull riding, and barrel racing. Come be a part of the heritage that we love so dearly and release the little bit of cowboy that’s in all of us. It’s a must-see show for all ages!
    307-733-7927 | 447 West Snow King, Jackson

  • World-Class Wildlife Art

    National Museum of Wildlife Art You came to Jackson Hole to see wildlife. The National Museum of Wildlife Art (wildlifeart.org) heightens your experience of those awe-inspiring moments with works from the explorers and original artists who created some of the first images of the American West. Located in harmony with the natural landscape overlooking the National Elk Refuge, the museum displays art in all mediums spanning centuries of European and American depictions of wildlife. Come learn, play and immerse yourself in the wonder of the West.

    Image: Robert Bateman (Canada, b. 1930), Chief, 1997. Acrylic on Canvas. 71 x 98 inches. Gift of Birgit and Robert Bateman, National Museum of Wildlife Art. © Robert Bateman. 

    307-733-5771 | 2820 Rungius Road, Jackson

  • Fine Dining in a Western Museum Atmosphere

    The Gun Barrel Steak & Game House Visitors and locals alike flock to the Gun Barrel to enjoy fine dining while soaking in the best of the West. This locally owned establishment preserves the original exhibits from a former wildlife museum, including full-mount game trophies and painted dioramas. That’s not all— true to its name, there is also display of a collection of rare and antique guns alongside significant regional artifacts. The original 1950s hand-painted sign from the town of Gun Barrel City, its namesake, hangs in the restaurant today. Don’t miss a Jackson legend!
    307-733-3287 | 862 West Broadway, Jackson

  • Valley History

    Jackson Hole Historical Society & Museum The Jackson Hole Historical Museum is just steps off the Town Square. Exhibits at the N Cache location highlight “Homesteading the Hole: Survival and Perseverance,” early cattle and dude ranches and hunting and outfitting. Children will enjoy hands-on exhibits.
    307-733-2414 | 225 North Cache, Jackson

  • High Caliber Experiences

    Jackson Hole Shooting Experience No two experiences are the same! Work with a private coach and try your hand with cowboy action revolvers, historical battle rifles and modern sporting firearms with Jackson Hole Shooting Experience. Whatever your knowledge level, now’s your chance to pursue your interest in the shooting heritage of the Old West. And ladies: Learn to shoot or learn to shoot better with High Caliber Women just like you. Craft the perfect day and create memories that will last a lifetime!
    307-690-7921 | Jackson

  • Rugged Tools

    New West KnifeWorks The Mountain Man Toy Shop features the finest in custom and production knives, axes and tomahawks and other unique products for the modern-day mountain man, all inspired by the rich outdoor heritage and lifestyle of Jackson Hole. Under the same roof, New West KnifeWorks is the U.S.’s premier boutique manufacturer of high-quality chef and kitchen knives. The kitchen knives are made in the USA with the highest-performance steel available. The designs are award-winning and sustainable.
    307-733-4193 | 98 North Center St Corner of Center and Deloney, Jackson

  • Bar T-5 Covered Wagon Cookout

    Bar T-5 Covered Wagon Cookout Make like the original homesteaders and ride to dinner in a horse-drawn covered wagon, rumbling up a dirt road into the mountains. Then, disembark and gather ’round for an evening of delicious camp-style food, cowboy songs, and horseback-riding performers in traditional garb. Your delightful evening ends as the setting sun glimmers in the western sky. Bar T-5, Jackson Hole’s original chuckwagon, celebrates its 43rd season this year. Real cowboys, real horses, real fun for all!
    307-733-5386 | 790 Cache Creek Dr, Jackson

  • Discover The Shape of Western Style

    JW Bennett Founded on a proud Wyoming heritage that embraces the people, integrity and lasting values of the West, JW Bennett hats are handcrafted using refined skill, attention to detail and traditional techniques. Our style is modern, sophisticated, gritty and beautiful. Visit our store for a personal experience with founder Sarah Kjorstad and leave with a memory of the Mountain West that is uniquely yours
    307-201-5669 | 55 N Glenwood street, Jackson

  • Ride With Real Cowboys

    Mill Iron Ranch For five generations the Mill Iron Ranch has been known for guiding guests through the breathtaking scenery of Jackson Hole. Family-owned and operated since the early 1900s, this tradition continues to mesmerize guests with untouched scenery that will stun your senses and make you feel like you are part of the Old West. Customize your experience with two-hour, half-day, or full-day wildlife, photography, or horseback fishing trips. Our trail rides and pack trips accommodate all levels of riders. After a day of riding, a world- famous T-bone steak dinner at our ranch hits the spot!
    307-733-6390 | 3495 East Horse Creek Rd., Jackson

  • Cayuse Western Americana

    Cayuse Western Americana In the past decade, Jackson Hole has taken its place beside Scottsdale, Santa Fe, San Francisco and New York as a major destination for art lovers, becoming known as the Art Center of the Rockies. In the spring of 2017, the National Center for Arts Research ranked Jackson the most vibrant arts community among U.S. populations. Many famous artists and photographers have been inspired by the landscape and wildlife in Jackson Hole, including Ansel Adams, Thomas Moran, Charles Banks Wilson and Conrad Schwiering. Nearly 30 local galleries—including the renowned National Museum of Wildlife Art—proudly present a broad range of work, from old masters like Frederic Remington to nationally and internationally known contemporary artists.
    307-739-1940 | 255 North Glenwood, Jackson