Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips in Grand Teton National Park

Book Your 2015 Trip Now

Our on-line reservations are open 24/7 so you can book your 2015 scenic float trip at any time. Our winter office hours are a bit hit or miss (depending on current weather conditions here in Grand Teton National Park), but weather dependent, we plan to be open Mondays-Fridays from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm MST. Pam is happy to take your call and schedule your scenic float trip if you prefer. We start floating again on May 14, 2015 so book today!

Book Your Scenic Float Trip in Grand Teton National Park

When you’re looking for “Things to Do in Jackson Hole”, consider booking a raft trip with Barker-Ewing Scenic Float Trips, you’ll be rafting with Jackson Hole’s best!

Our original 10-mile Snake River Scenic Float Trips operate wholly within Grand Teton National Park. Wild nature surrounds you on these river rafting trips, floating beneath the Grand Tetons in an area untouched by human development for generations. Barker-Ewing’s experienced river guides offer extensive information on:

  • Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole geology
  • Animals and their habitats
  • Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park history

Snake River headwaters are a part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System. Barker-Ewing is honored to be rafting the only stretch of the Snake River in Jackson Hole, designated as “scenic”.

Our high level of safety and customer satisfaction supports our reputation as the Best in Jackson Hole.

Surviving the Jackson Hole Winter

Wildlife

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Jackson Hole WildlifeWhile we’re snug in our home in Grand Teton National Park, bundled under blankets and cozying up to the fire, the valley’s abundant wildlife is using other strategies for surviving the Jackson Hole winter. Some pack up and leave for warmer climes, some grow nice long fur coats and seek shelter from the wind, some puff out their feathers to trap heat, and some hibernate.

One of my favorite animals is a little guy found in the mountains surrounding the Snake River and throughout the Yellowstone region. I’ve heard his high-pitched chirp in the talus slopes on the west side of Jenny Lake – and seen him scurrying around the granite boulders at Inspiration Point. This little animal is the pika, and his winter survival strategy is to hunker down under the snow and wait. Continue reading…