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Jackson Hole Shootout

Last week I attended one of my favorite free things to do in Jackson: the shootout. I can’t think of any other town that closes off a downtown intersection every evening of the summer for a shootout. It lasts about 15 minutes, and it’s a little drama put on by the Jackson Hole Playhouse. The shootout has been going on for 50 years. It felt like I was really stepping back into the Old West ...
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A moose.

Jackson Hole Wildlife, Part 6: Moose

Welcome back to our Wildlife of Jackson Hole series! This is the sixth installment, which basically makes it a very antler-heavy Return of the Jedi.* Today: moose! A bull moose surveys his dominion. Latin name: Alces alces How big are they? Moose are the largest members of the deer family, weighing up to 1200 pounds. To sustain their bulk, they have to eat about 75 pounds of plants a day in the summer and 35 ...
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elk

Jackson Hole Wildlife, Part 5: Elk

Welcome to the next installment of our wildly (get it?) popular series Wildlife of Jackson Hole! This week’s entry has a special place in our Flat Creek hearts, since they live in a giant refuge right across the street from us: the elk! The mighty elk. LATIN NAME: Cervus elaphus What’s an elk’s social life like? Elk are social animals and live in large herds, as we in Jackson can attest. Herds can range up ...
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Pronghorn

Jackson Hole Wildlife, Part 4: Pronghorn

One of our most popular blog series from last year, Jackson Hole Wildlife, returns this week with one Jackson’s most common animals: the antelope! You may see them out on the elk refuge, or you might be planning to hunt them later this year. However you’ve encountered them, let’s find out more about the antelope. "When we die, our bodies become the grass. And the antelope eat the grass. And so we are all connected ...
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Spotlight on Lincoln – A Flat Creek Inn Employee

Lincoln Bagley - a Flat Creek Inn employee This summer we have a fantastic team working at Flat Creek Inn. Our customers have been raving about them (see these reviews left just today and yesterday!) One of our employees right now is the grandson of our owner, and his name is Lincoln Bagley. Let's get to know him a little better... How long have you worked at the Flat Creek Inn and what is your ...
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