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 camping next to a beautiful lake that is bustling with activity. Located on the shores of Jackson Lake with the majestic Grand Tetons as a backdrop, 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, fishing, swimming, hiking, historic log cabins, and a general store. This village on the shore of Jackson Lake has it all and provides affordable vacationing. A complimentary guest shuttle is also available to popular park locations and to the town of Jackson. Colter Bay is an endless, untamed, Jackson Hole adventure.
Reservations can be made one up to one year prior to your stay.
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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. Each cabin is unique in its design and history, which we and our guests truly enjoy.
The Colter Bay cabins are basic yet comfortable. All cabins include linens, towels, and daily housekeeper services. Cabins do not include coffee makers, microwaves, or mini-fridges. Hairdryers and irons are available upon request at the cabin office.
Colter Bay cabins are available seasonally from late May to late September. Reservations for all cabins can be made online or by calling 307-543-3100. Book direct for the best rates and availability, guaranteed!
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.
These cabins are not bookable on-line. To book, please call 307-543-3100.
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.
These cabins are not bookable on-line. To book, please call 307-543-3100.
This two room cabin has one double bed in one room & two twin beds in another. A small hallway connects the two bedrooms, private bathroom, and cabin entrance. This room sleeps up to 6 guests (with 2 rollaways or cribs.)
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.
Tent Cabins at Colter Bay Village are temporary summer cabins with two permanent log walls and two weatherproof canvas walls with a weatherproof canvas roof. Each private cabin offers an outdoor fire ring and picnic table, and indoor wood burning stove and lighting. Tent Cabins share a common log wall with an adjoining private cabin. Think of them as a deluxe tent – which means you still have to provide some of your own camping gear. 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 have a limited number of sleeping bags, pillows and blankets for rent, as well as the majority of other essentials to provide you with an experience of a lifetime. Please note, Tent Cabins do not provide any type of electrical outlet.
Colter Bay tent cabins are available seasonally from late May to early September. Reservations for all cabins can be made online or by calling 307-543-3100. Book direct for the best rates and availability, guaranteed!
Our tent cabins have:
Other amenities include:
Our National Park is home to wildlife both big and small. Unfortunately, sometimes smaller critters find their way into guest rooms/cottages and other buildings. Help us protect and preserve our park by familiarizing yourself with all food storage and animal safety guidelines.
Tent Cabins are pet-friendly, but pets cannot be left unattended. If you are travelling with a pet, please view the National Park Pet Regulations.
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.
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.
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.
Colter Bay Village is a family friendly resort that is known for its endless adventure. Our onsite marina and corrals offer a wide variety of activities for all ages.
Activities at Colter Bay Village include:
We also offer a variety of activities in the nearby area. Our complimentary guest shuttle provides transportation to all activity locations as well as Jenny Lake and the town of Jackson.
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 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.
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 early June through late September.
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.
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.
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.
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)