Top Ten Unique National Park Lodges

Triangle X Ranch, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
By David Scott & Kay Scott
Triangle X Ranch, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Roam Triangle X Ranch, perched in the stunning Teton Mountains, on a horse that's assigned to you at check-in. (courtesy, Triangle X Ranch)

1. Triangle X Ranch, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming
Triangle X, the only operating dude ranch in a national park, includes all of the buildings you would expect in a working ranch plus 20 freestanding log or wood-frame cabins that provide guest accommodations. The ranch sits on a hill overlooking Jackson Hole and the scenic Teton Mountain Range. A week's stay, beginning each Sunday, is required during peak season of June through August. A horse is assigned to each guest for the length of his or her stay. Meals are served family style and are included in the price of a cabin. Season: late May to the first week of November, and December 26 to mid-March; Rates: Vary depending on season and number of people in a cabin. Two adults in a small cabin are $1,500 per person during peak season. Rates and minimum-stay requirements are reduced during winter.'s Grand Teton National Park Guide

David and Kay Scott are the authors of Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges (Globe Pequot Press). They live in Valdosta, Georgia. For more info on their travels and America's national park lodges visit their website.


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