This summer, get your cowboy on at Four Seasons Resort Jackson Hole, as the resort rolls out the Wild West Academy, providing new, in-depth ways to explore the surrounding area. [Tweet This]
The Wild West Academy includes seven programs that explore local culture, nature and traditions.
How To Be A Cowboy
Guests interested in the history and culture of the American Cowboy, can spend the day learning the mechanics of rodeo, leather stamping and barrel racing.
Wyoming, the least populated US state, offers dark skies that are ideal for budding astronomers. Guests can explore the Milky Way, galaxies and the solar system with a high-powered telescope, aided by the guidance of a resort astronomer.
Wander off the beaten path with a resort naturalist, who points out wildlife such as black bears and grizzlies, wolves, moose, bison, pronghorn, eagles, owls and mule deer in their natural environment.
A hand-crafted wooden boat, the Snake River, and an expert Four Seasons fly fishing guide who points out aquatic life and insects, all set the stage for a lazy afternoon pursuing the perfect catch.
Night On The Range
Enjoy a chef-led culinary arts experience with Executive Chef Michael Goralski, who demonstrates how to cook game meat and prepare a delicious meal using indigenous ingredients found throughout the region.
Shoshone Way of Life
Learn the history of Jackson Hole’s original residents, the Shoshone people. Spend an afternoon learning the Shoshone language, making crafts and cooking fry bread over an open flame, while sharing ancestral stories with the locals.
The streets of Jackson Hole to come to life as a resort guide spins the tales and traditions of the people that once called this area home.
Wild West Academy offerings can be booked prior to arrival directly through the concierge.
Four Seasons Resort and Residences Jackson Hole