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Gros Ventre Wilderness Area- The Gros Ventre Wilderness lies to the east of Jackson, Wyoming. Canyons, meadows, forests, plateaus of alpine tundra, waterfalls, lakes, sharp pinnacles and knife-edged ridges are part of the Gros Ventre Wilderness.

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Description - With the Teton Range as a backdrop, the Jackson Hole area is one of the most scenic and popular areas for outdoor recreation in the Rocky Mountains. The world renowned Jackson Hole Ski Area is found here. Many of the developed summer recreation facilities on the Jackson Ranger District are located along the Gros Ventre, Snake and Hoback Rivers. The Bridger-Teton National Forest offers comparable outdoor experiences without the tourist numbers of adjacent Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The Gros Ventre Wilderness, just east of Jackson, covers much of the eastern portion of the District.

Recreation - Summer visitors are drawn to the mountains and rivers of the Jackson Ranger District for its world-class fishing, its hiking and backpacking, camping, hunting and sightseeing. Abundant winter snowfall and excellent terrain draws downhill skiers and snowboarders from around the world to Jackson Hole Ski Area, located northwest of the town of Jackson. Winter visitors to the area also enjoy the plentiful opportunities for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling.

Climate - As throughout the Rocky Mountains, the climate varies drastically depending on elevation. Summers generally offer warm clear days with cool nights. Afternoon thunderstorms are often a possibility in the summer. In the winter, heavy snow but frequent sunny days, make the area ideal for winter activities. Harsh weather - including wind, cold, and snow - is possible throughout the winter and even throughout the year, in the highest elevations.

Location - The Jackson Ranger District, on the Bridger-Teton National Forest, surrounds the well known town of Jackson and Jackson Hole in western Wyoming. It borders the south and east sides of Grand Teton National Park and the east side of the National Elk Refuge.


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Contact Information:
Jackson Ranger District, 140 E. Broadway, P.O. Box 1689 , Jackson, WY, 83001, Phone: 307-739-5400

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Bridger-Teton National Forest - The enormous Bridger-Teton National Forest lies in western Wyoming, around the town of Jackson. The Bridger-Teton is a land of varied recreational opportunities, beautiful vistas, and abundant wildlife.

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