Flat Creek Inn

History

Dinosaurs of Wyoming

Photo copyright 2005 by David Monniaux Wyoming, with its expansive plains and rugged landscapes, is not only known for its stunning natural beauty and rich cowboy history but also for being a treasure trove of dinosaur fossils. This state has unearthed some of the most iconic and significant dinosaur discoveries in the world—no prehistoric B-listers here. Let’s take a journey back in time to explore the fascinating dinosaurs of Wyoming.  Tyrannosaurus rex One of the most fa...

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Who Was Beaver Dick?

A few miles out of town near Rexburg, Idaho, lies a park that’s popular with college kids in part because of its unusual name. Beaver Dick Park is sure to garner a few snickers, or at least raised eyebrows, from newcomers who don’t realize Beaver Dick was a man. But who was he, and what’s his connection to Jackson Hole? Well, we’ll tell you. It’s tale of adventure, love, tragedy, love again, and more fur pelts than you can shake a stick at.  As you might have guessed, Beave...

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Presidents in Grand Teton National Park

Happy Presidents Day! Since 1789, forty-six men have occupied the office of President of the United States. Who’s your favorite? Was it the one who fought to unify the country during the Civil War? (Lincoln, obviously.) Or the one who got stuck in a bathtub? (Taft. Look it up.) Or the one who inspired the country to fight back against the alien invaders threatening our freedom? (That one wasn’t real. That was in a movie. Sorry.) Here at Flat Creek, we don’t play favorites. How...

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The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Jackson’s Favorite Family-Owned Motel

The story of Flat Creek Inn is anything but flat. It’s a story full of ups, downs, and more ups. It’s the story of a family, a gas station, a few rough patches, and eventual success. And, with the tenth anniversary of the big comeback of this family-owned motel coming up, it’s a story we’re about to tell you.  The Beginning In the late 1960s, Jerry Bagley, a man with legends as large as Davy Crockett, strolled into Jackson Hole, Wyoming, with his young wife and daughters and bought...

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The antler arch

Virtual Tour of Jackson Hole

Well, it seems like COVID-19 isn't going away anytime soon. So in case you aren't able to come to Jackson Hole in person, here is a virtual field trip just for you! Ready? Let's go!   We're going to start off at Town Square Watch a live webcam of town square right now! This is a fun video showing how the famous antler arch was put together. Here is the history of Town Square.   Next up we'll head to the National Elk Refuge You can see the National Elk Refuge live right now a...

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