Flat Creek Inn

Our History

Roots in Red Barn

The land where Flat Creek Inn now stands has a long history of welcoming and serving visitors to the Jackson Hole valley. Back in 1967, local entrepreneurs Jerry and Patsy Bagley opened the Red Barn on this very spot. The Barn started as a humble gas station for travelers and soon became the go-to place for fireworks once summer rolled around. It quickly turned into a popular local gathering spot.
The Bagley’s treated every customer like family. Their warm hospitality and dedication to giving back to the Jackson community laid the foundation for the future Flat Creek Inn.

Birth of a Hotel

A traveler who recognized the site’s potential suggested leasing their land so he could build a welcoming inn for travelers. Both parties agreed and Flat Creek Inn came to be. Eventually, the original owner of the hotel passed away and the motel fell into new hands. This proved the beginning of Flat Creek’s tragic decline, including bankruptcy.
While the inn managed to persevere through ownership changes and tourism shifts over the years, it remained a beloved community fixture. The early struggles shaped its identity as a resilient, adaptable small business staying true to Jackson Hole roots.

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Reclaimed Family Legacy

In a heartwarming turn of events, the Bagley family reclaimed ownership of their original property, infusing new life into the inn. Their efforts focused on family-friendly comfort and celebrating the area’s western spirit.

Today, the family carries forward their parents’ welcoming legacy at Flat Creek Inn. We continue the traditions of cozy rooms, friendly service, and connections to this valley we call home. Just like Jerry and Patsy always strived for, our family aims to create lasting memories for all who visit the gateway to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks.

Check Out Our Guest Rooms With A View!

Regardless of whether you are traveling solo or with a group of family or friends, Flat Creek Inn will provide you with all the necessary amenities. All rooms include air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, coffee makers, mini-fridges, microwaves, and free Wi-Fi, as well as exceptional vistas of the National Elk Refuge.

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