JACKSON HOLE AREA GUIDE
TOWN OF JACKSON
The Town of Jackson was named in 1894 after Davey Jackson, who spent a winter in the late 1800s on Jackson Lake. Today, residents like to think of Jackson as the heart of the valley. Town is one of the most fun places to enjoy the Jackson Hole lifestyle with a bustling arts and culinary scene. Properties in town range from one bedroom condos to large family residences all within walking or biking distance to the town square.
NORTH OF JACKSON
The area north of the Town of Jackson towards the airport, most commonly known for the Jackson Hole Golf & Tennis Club, which boasts a blend of the rugged west and a Robert Trent-Jones II -designed golf course. As you continue north, the area features subdivisions, such as Solitude and Upper and Lower Cascade as well as properties in Moran, Wyoming, which offer full views of the Teton Mountains. Many of these subdivisions are tucked off main roads and have Snake River access.
SOUTH OF JACKSON
The area known as South Park is the open expanse of land that spreads south from Jackson Hole High School and High School Road. South Park offers property that can feel separated from town, but is quite convenient to the bike path and services of town. It features relatively affordable neighborhoods such as Rafter J and Melody Ranch; as well as more high-end neighborhoods such as 3-Creek Ranch, the valley’s first completely private golf club, not to mention some of the last privately held ranch lands in Jackson Hole.
On the west side of the valley, located at the base of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort. A resort village with lodging, resorts, shopping, restaurants and spas. Summer or winter, “The Village,” as locals refer to it, serves as a base for a range of recreational and lifestyle pursuits. Additionally, the base of the mountain is only a few miles from the Grand Teton National Park’s southernmost entrance. With the addition of the Shooting Star development, Teton Village now features a Tom Fazio-designed golf course.
WEST OF JACKSON
The properties on and around East and West Gros Ventre buttes that sit between the Town of Jackson and the Snake River, feature some of the most important protected landscapes in Jackson Hole. Additionally, this area is encompasses the West Bank of the Snake River and stretches south down Fall Creek Road and north of Highway 22, including Teton Pines and the Aspens. Home to families, seasonal residents and recreationalists, residents enjoy easy access to the restaurants, conveniences and lifestyle amenities offered on the West Bank and in Wilson, Wyoming.
STAR VALLEY PROPERTIES
Settled in the late 1870’s and proclaimed the “Star of All Valleys” for its natural beauty. Commonly known as Star Valley today, this area includes Alpine, Afton, Thayne and Star Valley Ranch as well as the communities of Etna, Freedom, Grover, Smoot, Fairview, Osmond, Auburn, Bedford and Turnerville. Located 35 miles south of Jackson Hole, Star Valley offers amazing outdoor opportunities as the valley is surrounded by national forests and four major rivers.
TETON VALLEY IDAHO
Teton Valley, Idaho includes the popular communities of Victor, Driggs and Tetonia as well as Alta, Wyoming. Referred to by locals as “the sunny side of the Tetons,” these charming towns have drawn people from all over the world attracted to the world-class fishing, countless mountain activities in three national forests and the Grand Targhee Resort, known for tremendous snow fall. Teton Valley, Idaho was aptly named for its beautiful valley along the west side of the Tetons, 24 miles from Jackson Hole.