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Colter Bay Village

When the family is ready for adventure and a picture-perfect vacation destination, come and see us at Colter Bay Village. You’ll find charming mountain cabins and a beautiful lake that is bustling with activity. Located on the shores of Jackson Lake with the majestic Grand Tetons as a backdrop, lodging at Colter Bay Village could be just what your family vacation needs.

Think of Colter Bay Village as summer camp for the entire family ~ kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, log cabins, and a general store. This resort village on the northern shore of Jackson Lake has it all, and provides affordable vacationing. It’s everything you would want in a genuine Grand Teton National Park vacation. Picture a bustling marina with everything from boat rentals and gear shops to restaurants and a visitor center. On the wooded hill nearby, you will find a variety of accommodations where families of all types prepare for the day’s adventure. Colter Bay is an endless, untamed, Jackson Hole type of adventure.

Colter Bay Village is open May 25 - October 1, 2017.

  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabins

The Cabins at Colter Bay Village are near original.  When John D. Rockefeller Jr. purchased this land, in one of the first acts of sustainability he moved the cabins from their original homesteads and built Colter Bay.  We treasure and cherish the age and history of these cabins.  

One room cabin - double bed Shared bathroom & double bed, sleeps two $

The One Room Cabin with a shared bathroom and one double bed is the most economical option we offer.  The common bathrooms are located outside the building within close walking distance.  This cabin can sleep 2 guests max.  Rollaway beds and cribs are not available. 


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One room cabin - two twins Shared bathroom and two twin beds, sleeps two $

The One Room Cabin with a shared bathroom and two twin beds at Colter Bay is the most economical option offered. In these units the common bathrooms are located inside the building.  This Cabin can sleep 2 guests Max, and rollaway beds and cribs are not available.  


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These cabins are not bookable on-line.  To book, please call 307-543-3100.

One Room Cabin - Double Bed with Bath Private bathroom and one double bed $$

A One Room Cabin with bathroom and one double bed can sleep 2 guests. Rollaway beds and cribs are not available.  This cabin is perfect for a couple traveling together.


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One Room Cabin - One Double Bed & One Twin Bed with Bath One Double & One Twin Bed with Private Bath $$

This One Room Cabin with bathroom, one double & one twin bed can sleep 3 guests. Rollaway beds and cribs are not available.


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One Room Cabin - Two Double Beds & Twin Two double beds & Private Bath $$

The one room cabin with bathroom, two double beds and one twin bed is quite spacious. This cabin can sleep 6 guests (with a rollaway bed).


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Two Room Cabin - Double bed & Two twin beds One double bed in one room & two twin beds in another with private bath $$

This two room cabin with bathroom has one double bed in one room & two twin beds in another. This room sleeps 6 guests (with 2 rollaways).


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These cabins are not bookable on-line.  To book, please call 307-543-3100.

Two Room Cabin - Four doubles Two doubles in each room with private bath $$

This two room cabin with bathroom has two double beds in each room. As the largest of the Colter Bay Cabins this room sleeps 10 guests (with 2 rollaways).


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  • To enhance the experience of lodging in the beautiful Grand Teton National Park, TV’s are not included in our guest rooms.  Voted the #1 wild life location in the country, our guests spend more time outside enjoying nature, outdoor activities and star gazing. 

  •  Complimentary wireless internet is available at the Cabin Office, restaurants, laundromat and grocery store, however, it is not available in the cabins.

  • All cabins are pet-friendly.  View Pet Fees & National Park Pet Regulations
  • We do not have electric air conditioning in the Colter Bay cabins, however, fans are available upon request and at an altitude of  6,887 feet (2,093 meters) and with cool afternoon breezes, electric air conditioning is rarely requested. 

The tent cabins in Colter Bay Village are an authentic Teton Lodging hybrid unlike any other option in Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, or Jackson Hole. These temporary summer cabins have two log walls, two weatherproof canvas walls with a weatherproof canvas roof.  Each Tent Cabin also provides a fire ring, wood burning stove, picnic table, and lighting.  Think of them as a deluxe tent – which means you still have to provide some of your own camping gear.  Important to note is that the Tent Cabins do not provide any type of electrical outlet.


The Tent Cabins are open May 26 - September 5, 2017.   

Colter Bay Village Tent Cabins Part tent and part log cabin $

If you are driving through the Yellowstone or Jackson Hole area and had not planned on the Colter Bay Tent Cabins as an option we do rent sleeping bags, pillows, blankets, and the majority of other essentials to provide you with an experience of a life time.

Our tent cabins have:

  • Two pull-down bunks on each wall for a total of four bunks
  • Add two single cots (for a nightly fee) and sleep a maximum of 6 guests
  • An interior, potbelly, wood-burning stove for heat
  • An exterior picnic table
  • A grilling area
  • Pull-down bunks and cots have a simple outdoor mattress. Guests are encouraged to bring their own bedding, as a limited number of sleeping bags are available for rent at the office

 Other amenities include:

  • Public restrooms - a short walk away
  • Showers are available at the Launderette in the Village for an additional fee
  • Bear-proof storage containers provided throughout the area.  Guests are asked to store all food in these areas to reduce visitation from area wildlife.

Tent Cabins are pet-friendly.  If you are travelling with a pet, please view the National Park Pet Regulations.

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  • Dining
  • Activities

At a property where there is so much to do its important to not forget to eat.  At both the Ranch House and Cafe Court we prepare food that is not only delicious, but is also very appropriate for what ever you are looking to do.  If you are out adventuring and are on the run speed through the Cafe Court.  If you are looking to sit down and relax after a long day the American Comfort food with a BBQ twist the Ranch house is your place.


John Colter Ranch House Comfort Food - Including Barbecue and a Salad Bar $$$

Ranch House 

The Ranch House Restaurant at Colter Bay Village is sure to captivate both your attention and your appetite. Designed to express the Western spirit of the local homesteaders, it depicts images of historical locations throughout Grand Teton National Park. Be sure to saddle up to the large bar and see the many ranching brands that have been burned into the bar top. The brands represent area ranches where the cabins of Colter Bay Village were originally built.


Relax at the bar or in a comfortable booth for a hearty dinner.


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Cafe Court Pizza, Salad and Subs $$

John Colter Café Court

If adventure is calling, the John Colter Café Court can satisfy your taste buds in a hurry.  The Café features both specialty and made to order pizza.  We also offer a selection of salads and subs.  Looking for a quick dessert?  We also offer ice cream bars and sandwiches.


For a picnic beside the lake or on the trail, or a meal back at your cabin, simply place your order to-go.


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Colter Bay Village is a family friendly resort that is known for its endless adventure.  Our Marina staff can get you set up with a canoe, kayak, or motor boat rental.  We also offer scenic cruises on Jackson Lake from the Marina.  Some even include a freshly cooked breakfast or dinner on Elk Island.  The fishing is also great on Jackson Lake.  We offer guided fishing trips, and the Marina sells fishing licenses, tackle, and any other supplies you may need. 


We also offer horseback riding and wagon rides at our onsite corrals.


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  • Shopping
  • Hiking
The General Store We may be small but we have it all $$

The General Store at Colter Bay Village

As Colter Bay Village is a temporary home for campers and cabin dwellers alike, the General Store is well stocked for every type of visitor. In addition to a wide selection of groceries, it offers snacks and beverages including liqor wine and beer.  It offers an organic section with fresh fruit and homemade pastries.

The general store also has a hand dipped ice cream counter as well as a deli for grab and go items. We have ice and firewood for campers and an ATM for emergency cash. Be sure to stop in before you head out for a day of adventure.  

The General store will be open May 25 - Oct 1 for the 2017 season.

Colter Bay Village Gift Shop No trip to Grand Teton National Park is complete without a souvenier $$$

The Gift Shop - With so many gifts and unique souvenirs, you could be entertained here for hours. Be sure to browse our regional memorabilia, photography books, and other local creations. We even have a section of children’s books that capture the outdoor spirit. At the back of the store, we offer apparel and outerwear, just in case the weather happens to change during your visit.

Colter Bay Village Marina Store Equip yourself for your daily adventure $$

The Colter Bay Marina Store

Welcome to Jackson Lake ~ adventure headquarters! The Marina Store is here to outfit you with the essentials for adventure on the lake, including a Wyoming fishing license, fishing tackle, and all the extras such as snacks, beverages, and beer.  The marina is also the departure point for our Jackson Lake cruises, guided fishing trips, and boat rentals.

Colter Bay Marina is open May 25 - September 24 for the 2017 season.


Hiking near Colter Bay Village is one of the Teton experiences that is perfect for the entire family.  The trails near Colter Bay are primarily flat and some are even paved.

Hike Lake Shore Trail $

A level mostly paved trail follows the Jackson Lake Shoreline around Colter Bay.  This hike provided excellent viewing of Jackson Lake, the marina, and the Grand Teton Mountain Range.

Hike Heron Pond & Swan Lake Trail $

Follow this mostly level trail to serene and quiet ponds. This hike offers many opportunities for bird watching and other wildlife spotting. It's a great trail for families and hikers of all levels.


Hike Hermitage Point $

 This 10 mile loop trail is mostly level and provides the perfect day those looking for a longer but rewarding hike. The trail traverses rolling terrain through forests, meadows, ponds, streams and wildlife habitat. Hermitage Point, about 5 miles one way, provides panoramic and stunning views of Jackson Lake and the Teton Mountain Range. (Moderate)