The buzz among mountain bikers continues to grow louder each year, not surprising given the impressive existing array of mountain bike trails in Teton Valley, Idaho. While visiting Teton Springs Lodge & Spa, one can simply step outside their lodge room or cabin, hop onto their bike for a leisure spin on the miles of paved roads within Teton Springs Resort.
It’s an optimum way to capture a bird’s eye view of the neighborhood. Not traveling with your own two-wheeler, not a problem! The Sports Complex at the Headwaters Club is just steps away and offers rental bikes for everyone in your party. In addition to bike rentals at Teton Springs, local shops in Victor & Driggs offer a full array of bike rentals, repairs and the latest biking gear. They’re also known for sharing their local knowledge with tips on favorite mountain trails.
For the more adventurous, venture into the adjacent Caribou-Targhee National Forest which envelops Teton Springs and use those knobby tires to explore a wide array of trails. Mountain bikers can also test their biking skills by trekking into the Big Hole Mountains on the west side of the valley. Terrain is limitless for the biking enthusiast as this area surrounding Teton Springs Resort boasts miles of rolling terrain and cross-county type trails and miles and miles of single-track.
The scenery is dramatic and watch out for wildlife; in this environment you’re likely to share the trails with neighboring elk, deer and moose. Don’t forget the camera!
Mountain Biking at Targhee
The word is out! For 50 years, Grand Targhee Resort, just across the border in Alta, Wyoming, has enjoyed much deserved notoriety among powder hounds, especially with Teton Springs winter guests. Targhee boasts spectacular views of the Teton Mountains, and most winter seasons, their snow stakes at season end tally an impressive 500-inch total. And the quality of their snow is legendary, often considered the lightest and driest in North America, easily earning Targhee top marks as a premier ski and snowboard mecca. When the snow melts,
Summer brings wildflowers to the slopes and a solid proportion of Targhee’s vast mountain trail system beckons the mountain bike enthusiast. Resort staff continues to improve on existing mountain bike trails and develop their network of trails and exciting new ways to explore the mountain. Targhee has insured there’s plenty of riding options for everyone in the group.
Many visitors to Teton Springs Resort choose Labor Day Weekend to visit the valley of the Tetons. The annual Wydaho Rendezvous Teton Bile Festival, August 30-September 2nd, draws mountain bike enthusiasts from across the west and beyond. All levels of knobby tire riders are encouraged to participate, and in addition to mountain races, organizers hold dynamic workshops for all ages and ability levels; bike demos, clinics aimed at improving one’s skills, bike maintenance and group rides.
Enjoy the ride of your life at Teton Springs!