Winter Fun in Meeteetse
Sled, snowshoe, backcountry ski in a winter wonderland.
Winter fun in Meeteetse is plentiful and diverse. The Wood River Valley Ski Touring Park located just 22 miles southwest of Meeteetse offers the touring enthusiast a spectacular mountain area in the Shoshone National Forest. There are over 25k of groomed trails, ranging from the scenic and gentle South Fork Trail to the thrilling Brown Creek Trail. The magnificent beauty you will discover while skiing Aspen Creek Trail will bring you back many times to experience winter’s splendor at its best.
The ski touring park is open for use seven days a week. There is no fee, but donations are appreciated to help with the maintenance of the trails. Skiing and snowshoeing Wood River Valley affords unique opportunities to photograph and view the wildlife, including deer, elk, moose, bighorn sheep and mountain lions. Although hibernating in the winter months, this is also bear country which includes black bear and grizzly bear.
Annual Meeteetse Ice Fishing Derby
This local event is held annually and draws entries from all over Wyoming and beyond. Contestant teams compete for prizes and bragging rights while ice-fishing for trout in the Upper and Lower Sunshine Reservoirs.