Jackson Hole Wildlife, Part 7: Bighorn Sheep

It's the bighorn sheep's time for the limelight. If the 6th installment in this series was Return of the Jedi, our 7th installment is Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows—with fewer Horcruxes, but more headbutting. Latin name: Ovis canadensis How big are bighorn sheep? Bighorn sheep are the largest wild sheep in North America, ranging in size from 160 to over 300 pounds, depending on gender. What's up with the "bighorn?" As you may have deduced, ...
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What it’s Like Visiting Jackson Hole in June 2020

Here's a fun little interview with a traveler who recently went to Jackson Hole. If you're curious what it's like going to Jackson currently (during a pandemic!), here's a little insight from someone who hasn't let that stop her from traveling! *What is your name and where are you from? LeeAnn Cass. Springville, Utah *What made you decide to take a trip to Jackson Hole? I have ways wanted to go! I have been loving ...
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What to Expect at the Flat Creek Inn – Summer 2020

As the world is slowly reopening and restrictions are being lifted, we want to update you on our current Covid-19 safety precautions. Plus, scroll to the end for a discount code! All employees have their temperature checked when arriving at work  Employees answer a health questionnaire each day to make sure they are well and healthy before starting work  High-use areas are sanitized every 1-2 hours  All motel rooms are deep cleaned between guests  A ...
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The First Known Man in Yellowstone

The First Man in Yellowstone Have you ever wondered who was the first man in Yellowstone? Well, here's an interesting book that discusses that very question. Daniel Trotter Potts (or D.P.T. as he called himself in his writings) was one of the first men who actually recorded his journeyings through Yellowstone Park. If you want to go more in-depth on this topic, the book The First Known Man in Yellowstone is a great place to ...
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Flat Creek Inn and Guest Health during COVID-19

It’s a tough time for everyone right now. Anxiety is high, money is tight, and the future is uncertain. But Flat Creek Inn has always existed to provide an affordable home base for those wishing to find solace in the outdoors and expand their cultural awareness, and we will continue to do so. With that purpose in mind, we plan to remain open during the ongoing virus outbreak. It goes without saying that we are ...
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