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The Legend of the Jackalope

Photo by CGB Grey Picture this: You’re hiking along a solitary trail at dusk when suddenly, the bushes rustle. A strange creature bounds into the path, the glow of your flashlight gleaming on the white of its antlers. Its eyes shine up at you, full of mischief, and then—as quickly as it appeared—the creature vanishes into the brush, never again to be seen except in your imagination. You’ve just had an encounter with a jackalope, the great antlered rabbit, one of the West’s f...

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Old West Days Festival in Jackson Hole

Cover photo courtesy of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce. Saddle up, partners! Dust off your cowboy boots, grab your Stetsons, and polish those spurs because we're heading straight into the heart of the Wild West with the Old West Days Festival. There are few places on earth where the spirit of the West still lingers, the rugged mountains meet vast plains, and “yee-haw!” and gunslinging showdowns still resonate through the streets. You’ll experience all this and more at the Old ...

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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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Wildflowers of Grand Teton

As the weather begins to warm, all sorts of wildflowers start to poke their heads above the snow. Though we’re still a few months from prime wildflower season, now’s the time to start planning the trip to see them. Here are a few of the most common Jackson Hole wildflowers you’re likely to encounter this summer: Alpine Forget-me-not Eritrichium nanum Appearance: This sweet wildflower boasts azure petals and a bright yellow center, making it a sight for sore eyes after a grueli...

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Celebrities in Jackson Hole

With its wide open spaces and low income taxes, Jackson Hole is the place to be. There’s just the pesky little fact that the median home price these days is $2.65 million. Maybe that’s why A-listers move here in droves. Who knows—maybe you’ll meet a few around town? Here are just a few of the celebrities in Jackson Hole you might meet during your stay.  Harrison Ford The Star Wars and Indiana Jones star has owned an 80-acre ranch here for nearly 40 years. As a capable woodwork...

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