SUMMER & WINTER

Spend Some Quality Time Outdoors

Enjoy Saratoga Hot Springs Resort year round with local adventures you’ll be talking about for years to come. Besides exploring over 500 miles of trails in a UTV or on a snowmobile, Saratoga, Wyoming offers the chance to enjoy many other activities in the summer and winter months.

Set your pace and venture off-trail through any part of the pristine one-million-acre Medicine Bow National Forest.

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Experience Winter Adventures

Explore the Platte Valley and the Snowy Range on miles of groomed wilderness trails. Choose your adventure from cross country skis or snowshoes, take the kids sledding or even enjoy a day ice fishing!

Experience Winter Adventures

Explore the Platte Valley and the Snowy Range on miles of groomed wilderness trails. Choose your adventure from cross country skis or snowshoes, take the kids sledding or even enjoy a day ice fishing!

Ice Fishing

Bundle up in your winter gear and experience fishing on top of the water! Ice fishing is a large attraction on Saratoga Lake with an annual Ice Fishing Derby held in January every year. For more information visit SaratogaChamber.info.

Cross Country Skiing

Our visitors and patrons are in constant awe of the beauty that surrounds the resort. There’s nothing quite like adventuring through the Snowies via cross country skiing! Cross Country Ski Rentals: $20/Day. Visit our Concierge for Trail Maps.

Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing is a fun–filled activity for the whole family! Come set the pace of your own Snowy Mountain adventure with our Snowshoe rentals! Adult Snowshoes: $20/Day. Kids Snowshoes: $10/Day. Visit our Concierge for Trail Maps.

Sledding

Winter isn’t truly Winter until you go sledding. Few things invoke as much nostalgia as what comes with the playfulness of sledding. Enjoy an all day family adventure with sled rentals from Saratoga Hot Springs Resort: $15/Day.

Enjoy Summer Adventures

Longer days bring plenty of sunshine and a wide variety of activities that are unique to scenic southern Wyoming.

Enjoy Summer Adventures

Longer days bring plenty of sunshine and a wide variety of activities that are unique to scenic southern Wyoming.

Fly Fishing

With over 3,200 catchable fish per mile, it’s no wonder the Upper North Platte River attracts lure and fly fisherman from all over. Guided fishing trips are available through local off-site providers. Please inquire at the front desk for contact information.

Scenic River Floats

The Upper North Platte River and the Encampment River are two of Wyoming’s best rivers for float trips. Guided scenic float trips are available. Please inquire at the front desk. Float Tubes: $15/day. Inflatable River Kayak: $50/day.

Hiking Trails

There are over 50 designated hiking trails, ranging from easy to difficult, in the nearby Snowy Range and Sierra Madre Mountain Range. Some of the most spectacular trails lead to the 12,013’ summit of famed Medicine Bow Peak. See VIPs Southern Wyoming Recreation Guide for hiking trails or visit our front desk.

Mountain Biking

Riders will find miles of diverse trails and unpaved road networks that range from beginner to technical and offer superb challenges such as steep climbs and descents and water crossings through rugged wilderness terrain. See VIPs Southern Wyoming Recreation Guide for mountain biking trails or visit our front desk.

Casual Biking

For a more leisurely experience, it’s also fun to cruise across the river bridge and explore town on one of our beach cruisers! Contact the front desk for details. Standard Bike: $15/day.

Guided Horseback Rides

On a horeseback ride through the Snowies you are bound to encounter beautiful mountain scenery and wildlife! Guided horseback rides are available through local off-site providers in Saratoga. Please call Medicine Bow Ranch at 800-409-5439 to inquire.

Bird Watching

Observe wild birds in their natural habitat from a variety of hotspots in the Saratoga area. The North Platte River is one of the best places to see bald eagles while the wetlands at Saratoga Lake, area mountains, and local grass prairies provide many other species.

Scenic Drives

Enjoy the scenery with a drive along the Snowy Range Scenic Byway or across the Sierra Madre Mountain Range. Both of these paved routes climb summits before descending to valley floors and offer notable points of interest along the way. They are typically open Memorial Day through October, weather permitting.

Wildlife Viewing

Welcome to a place where the wildlife outnumber the people living here. Our diverse landscape provides habitat for a wide range of wild animals including pronghorn antelope, elk, mule deer, white-tailed deer, moose, big horn sheep, coyote, prairie dogs, marmot, badgers and a variety of birds.