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From off-the-grid, affordable skiing to some of the best-known resorts in the country, Wyoming’s skiing destinations have something to offer for all skill levels. Pristine powder and a wide range of terrain make these Wyoming ski areas a worthy winter getaway.

Skiing near Casper

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Hogadon Basin

Situated atop Casper Mountain outside of Casper, Hogadon has 60 acres of groomed slopes and 15 miles of Nordic trails. This small resort offers affordable skiing and snowboarding on a variety of runs. New to skiing? Consider the all-inclusive learning package at the snow-sports school, which includes rentals, a half-day lesson and lift ticket. It’s also worth noting that adaptive sports are offered at this resort.

Where to Stay and Après

Casper has hotels and lodges to suit any budget and many dining options to satisfy after a long day of Wyoming skiing. Grab a burger and a brew at The Branding Iron or try a cocktail featuring their made-from-scratch spirits at Backwards Distilling Company

Skiing near Cokeville

Pine Creek Ski Resort

Located near Cokeville in southwest Wyoming, Pine Creek is a local favorite when it comes to Wyoming skiing. Thirty diverse runs, more than 1,400 vertical feet and short lift lines help with the ski area’s popularity. Don’t miss the End of Season Party in mid-March, when costumed daredevils race down the mountain in homemade cardboard contraptions to skim across an icy pond. 

Where to Stay and Après

Book accommodations about 50 miles away in Kemmerer. There, you can relax at casual watering holes like Grumpies Bar or Stock Exchange Bar. 

Skiing near Cody

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Sleeping Giant Ski Area

This ski hill with 184 acres of terrain and a 6,619-foot vertical drop is three miles from Yellowstone National Park. An incredibly affordable resort, Sleeping Giant includes 49 runs for varying skill levels and two terrain parks. This Wyoming skiing area receives an average of over 300 inches of total snowfall per year. Offerings include lessons for all ages and the Ski and Shred Like a Girl Program, when ladies of all skill levels learn from guest girl guides. 

Where to Stay and Après

About 49 miles away, Cody has everything from historic hotels and bed and breakfasts to budget motels and vacation rentals. Try Pat O’Hara Brewing Company or Silver Dollar Bar for soul-warming drinks. 

Skiing near Jackson

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Grand Targhee Resort

Just 42 miles from Jackson, Grand Targhee offers 2,602 skiable acres and five lifts near the town of Alta. If you love to make fresh tracks, this Wyoming ski area is for you. Most of the resort features ungroomed, off-piste, intermediate riding. Advanced riders craving a bigger challenge can head over the pass and down the backside of the mountain into the area’s backcountry terrain. Other activities at this Wyoming skiing resort include a nature center, snowcat skiing, adaptive sports offerings, Nordic skiing, fat biking and tubing.

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

With more than 4,000 feet of vertical terrain, one of the highest snowfall totals in the country (500+ inches of average snowfall annually) and unprecedented access to out-of-bounds terrain, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort is a true skier’s paradise no matter your experience level. Pros can tackle the largest lift-accessed vertical drop in the country (4,139 feet), cliffs, chutes, peaks and bowls. Meanwhile, beginners and intermediate riders can take lessons from the pros. This world-class Wyoming skiing destination also boasts a superpipe with a rope tow and two terrain parks. Adaptive sports are also offered for those with mobility restraints.

Snow King Resort

Established in 1939, Snow King is Jackson’s first resort and is known affectionately as “The Locals Mountain.” This Wyoming skiing destination is located in downtown Jackson and caters to those who prefer long, steep slopes. The resort has 32 trails within 400 acres, two terrain parks, a tubing hill, Cowboy Coaster and opportunities for uphill skiing and alpine racing.

Where to Stay and Après

The Jackson Hole area has lodging choices for every budget and tons of palate-pleasing restaurants and bars. Slumber slope-side by booking resort lodging, or find accommodations somewhere in town, such as the historic Wort Hotel. Recount the day’s powder adventures with drinks at Café Genevieve or the landmark Million Dollar Cowboy Bar, where the bar stools are genuine saddles. 

Skiing near Laramie

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Snowy Range Ski & Recreation Area

In southeast Wyoming near Laramie, Snowy Range Ski Area is ideal for a laid-back family ski trip. This low-cost resort features a majority of beginner and intermediate runs perfect for those new to the sport or craving a relaxed day on the slopes. With 250 skiable acres and two terrain parks, this is another of Wyoming’s ski areas that shouldn’t be missed.

Where to Stay and Après

Choose from several places to stay, including comfy yet affordable motels and hotels in Laramie. You’ll also find friendly locals and satisfying pub grub in town at eateries like Jeffrey’s Bistro and The Crow Bar and Grill. 

Skiing near Pinedale

White Pine Resort

Nestled among the Wind River Mountains near Pinedale, you’ll find the locally-owned White Pine Ski Area. This Wyoming skiing destination is the oldest in the state, satisfying avid powder hounds since 1940. The small and affordable mountain features 25 runs and over 350 acres of terrain with stunning scenery. For uninterrupted views of the Continental Divide and Wind River Range, snowshoe on the resort’s Nordic trails.

Where to Stay and Après

White Pine’s onsite cabins, equipped with kitchens and fireplaces, are within walking distance of the slopes. Wet your whistle in Pinedale at the Cowboy Bar or Wind River Brewing Company

Skiing near Ten Sleep

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Meadowlark Ski Lodge

Tucked in the Bighorn Mountains near Ten Sleep, Meadowlark Ski Lodge’s 300 skiable acres and 14 runs are accessible via two chairlifts. Once you’ve had your fill of skiing, you can find snowmobile rentals on the other side of Meadowlark Lake. Hop on a sled and ride over 450 miles of groomed snowmobile trails nearby.

Where to Stay and Après

The Meadowlark Lake Lodge, just two miles from the ski hill, offers rustic cabins and motel rooms. Or head about 40 miles east to Buffalo for a wider selection of accommodations and tried-and-true eating and drinking spots like Winchester Steak House and the historic Occidental Hotel and Saloon

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