Teton Valley, ID
Below, you will find a list of Local Information, and activities.
Local Information – See Recreation Below
City & County Government
Teton County, ID Government A complete site with all of Teton County Idaho’s Services & Offices
Teton Valley Chamber of Commerce Teton County’s Chamber Site with a wide variety of local info
Driggs Gov. Office City of Driggs Information
Victor Gov. Office City of Victor Information
Teton County School District Teton County Public School District 401
NOLS National Outdoor Leadership School Wilderness Education
Recreation – Summer Activities
Table Mountain: The trail begins at Teton Campground in Grand Targhee National Forest on the Idaho side of the Tetons. To reach the trailhead from Jackson, Wyoming: take Highway 22 west over Teton Pass to Victor, Idaho; turn north on Highway 33 and travel 8 miles to Driggs, Idaho; at the main intersection in Driggs, turn right onto “Little Ave” (look for a sign pointing to Grand Targhee Ski Resort) and proceed 6 miles; make another right onto the unpaved road marked “Teton Campground” and continue five more miles to the end. Look for the trailhead sign marked “North Teton Trail” at the far side of the campground.
Distance: 12 miles (round-trip).
Elevation Changes: Table Mountain stands 4,100 feet above the trailhead. Good Luck!
Time required: 8 hours.
Difficulty: Very strenuous.
Darby Wind Cave: Located 20 minutes outside the town of Driggs. Turn onto 3000 south from Highway 33 onto Darby Canyon Road. Be sure to stay left when you come to the fork in the road. The actual hike is about 3.5 miles each way and gains a thousand feet in elevation, the hike to the Wind Cave can be done in just a little over two hours. Once you arrive, you may spend hours crawling through the wind cave, which goes from hundreds of feet high at the entrance to merely a crawlspace in some areas. An ice cave is located only another mile away, but to enter this you must have technical ice climbing knowledge. There are many cliffs around this area if you prefer to rock climb. Things to take along for this hike: flashlight, jacket, gloves, and of course a camera for the cave is a must. For the more avid hiker you will want to bring along your climbing gear.
Distance: 7 miles (round-trip).
Elevation Changes: Wind Cave 1880 feet above the trailhead.
Time required: Mild day hike, however it can be done in 2 hours.
Difficulty: Easy to moderate
Moose Creek/ Lake: Turn on Moose Creek Rd in Victor; the road is paved for 1 block, where the road T’s turn left for a couple of blocks. There will be another sign saying Forest Road 276; turn onto this road and travel 2.5 miles to the trailhead. There are several campsites at this location if you are looking to take in the entire outdoor experience.
Distance: 20 miles
Elevation Changes: 2,560 ft
Time required: 2 days
Packsaddle Lake: Head North from Driggs to Packsaddle Road and follow the road all the way to the mountain. Go up the mountain road the road will curve and split into a Y turn and you will take a left and follow this road until you reach the parking area for packsaddle lake. Once here you will hike to the lake.
Distance: 14 miles (round trip)
Elevation Changes: 960 ft
Time required: 4.5 hours
Difficulty: easy to moderate
Mount Baird: Travel over Pine Creek Pass from Victor to Swan Valley. The road will come to a T and you will make a left turn continuing on to the Palisade Dam, continue for 2.5 miles on Hwy 26. You will then turn left on a gravel road where a sign says Little Elk Creek (between mile marker 390 and 391); keep your eyes open for this as you could easily pass the turn off. Follow this road North 1.5 miles where a sign indicates Sheep Creek ATV trail to the left and Little Elk Creek to the right. There is a small camp area.
Distance: 9 miles (round trip)
Elevation Changes: 4200 ft
Time required: Day hike
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
Rainey Creek Trailhead: From Swan Valley, go south on US 26, then northeast on Forest Road 257. There are two trailheads. To do just the loop take the trailhead near the top of the North Fork of Rainey Creek. To Hike the loop and the lower section of you’ll want to take the trailhead in the main fork of Rainey Creek.
Distance: 13 miles
Time required: Day hike
Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous
Exum Mountain Guides – 307-733-2297 – Mountain Climbing Schools & Guided Treks
The Hole Hiking Experience – 866-733-4453
Rendezvous Backcountry Tours – 877-754-4887
Peaked Sports – 208-354-2354
2nd Annual WYDAHO Mountain Bike Festival 2011: Friday July 22ndthrough Sunday July 24thyou can sign up to ride the trails, race, and be a spectator. Three days of fun for the Mountain biking enthusiasts. Visit the Teton Valley Trails and Pathways for information to this event.
Aspen Trail: Heading East out of the Parking lot you will take the trail up a doubletrack after a ¼ mile you come to a fork where you will want to take a right headed toward Darby Canyon. This trail is intermediate and about 10 miles.
Grand Targhee Resort: Offering beautiful views and possibly wildlife Grand Targhee has some great trails for all biking enthusiasts.
Teton Valley Lodge – 3733 Adams Road Driggs, ID 83422 208-354-2386
World Cast Anglers – 1800-654-0676
Teton Springs – 1877-787-8757
Teton Reserve – 208-787-4224
Targhee Village – 208-354-8577
Guided Horse Tours:
Dry Ridge Outfitters – Driggs, ID 208-354-2284
Jackson Hole Pack Trips and Trail Rides – Jackson, WY 866-505-7007
Teton Horseback Adventures – Jackson, WY 307-739-2300
Moose Creek Ranch – Victor, ID 208-787-6078
White Water River Rafting:
Mad River Whitewater – 1800-458-7238
Lewis & Clarke – 1800-824-5375
Sands – 1800-358-8184
Grand Teton National Park – Pristine and awe inspiring you won’t want to miss a drive or hike through this National Park.
National Elk Refuge – In the winter the refuge is a sight to be seen, also offering sleigh rides.
Yellowstone National Park -Yellowstone is the first and oldest National Park in the world. This National park provides easy access to roads and backcountry trails.
Recreation – Winter Activities
Grand Targhee Resort Famous powder at the ‘ghee
Jackson Hole Resort Teton Village & the 2008 tram “the village”
Snow King A good alternative for novice skiers. Home of the “World Championship Snowmobile Hillclimbs”
Kelly Canyon A neat alternative about 40 minutes west of Victor
A1trails A good list of trails in the valley
Grand Targhee Nordic Skiing Grand Targhee’s Cross Country Division
Teton Canyon: Take a beautiful drive up Ski Hill Rd. A mile after you go through Alta you will take a right turn onto Teton Canyon Rd, take this road to the parking area. The Grand Tetons tower over you during this ski on un-groomed trail.
Cabin Creek: Located at the bottom of the West side of the Teton Pass. You will find the Cabin Creek Trail at the bottom and South side of the road. This trail is un-groomed
Darby Canyon: Located on Hwy 33 between Victor and Driggs. Turn east on Darby Rd where it dead ends on Stateline Rd, you will then turn right taking a left turn on Darby Canyon Rd where the road will end and the trail will begin. This trail is un-groomed.
Moose Canyon: Located two miles East of Victor, turn left on the Old Jackson Hwy, go a half mile and then take a right turn onto E Moose Creek Rd and go to the end of the road. This trail is un-groomed.
Island Park/Ashton Nordic:
Bear Gulch/Mesa Falls: Seven miles North East of Ashton on Mesa Falls Forest Hwy 47 You can visit the beautiful lower and upper Mesa Falls. This trail is recommended for intermediate and advanced skiers, as there is a steep climb the first mile. The trail is occasionally groomed. Beautiful breathtaking views, don’t forget your camera.
Brimstone Trail: One-quarter mile north of the Island Park Ranger Station on Hwy 20 near the Ponds Lodge Resort. There are 9 Miles of trail, all offering scenic views, and rated for all levels of skiing ability. This trail is an attraction for all.
Swan Valley Nordic:
Fall Creek: You will cross the Snake River 5 miles North of Swan Valley where you will turn left and go 2 miles to the parking area. This trail is groomed and is great for viewing wildlife and adventure for all.
Indian Creek Trail: Travel 15 miles South of Swan Valley Hwy 26, where you will drop down into the bottom of Indian Creek. Trails are located on the East side of the Hwy with parking on the West. This is an un-groomed trail.
Jackson Hole Nordic:
Shadow Mountain: Traveling North of Jackson for about 15 miles you will find the Antelope Flats Rd; you will make a left turn when the road ends and follow this road to its end. With great views of the Grand Tetons, this hike is an 8 mile loop and has an elevation gain of about 1000 ft.
Gros Ventre Road: Heading North of Jackson 7 miles, take the Kelly turn off going through the town of Kelly for 2 miles, turning right on Gros Ventre River Rd. Follow Gros Ventre River Rd until it ends at the parking lot above Slide Lake. This trail is groomed and with the possibility of seeing Big Horn Sheep it will be an adventure.
Teton Valley Adventures Snowmobile Rentals throughout Teton Valley ID. Get dropped off up Horseshoe Canyon & have fun. 208-354-2233
Togwotee Snowmobile Tours One of the most spectacular & popular snowmobiling destinations in North America, Moran WY
Two Top Snowmobile Rentals – 406-646-7802
Old Faithfull Snowmobile Tours – 307-733-9767
High Country Snowmobile Tours – 307-733-5017
Jackson Hole Snowmobile Tours – 307-733-6850
Teton Thai- Family style dining, add a little spice to your life. This restaurant is located in downtown Driggs. 208-787-8424
Tony’s Pizza and Pasta- If you’re looking for great Italian food and friendly service, you will find it at this family friendly restaurant. Located in downtown Driggs 208-354-8829
O’Rourkes- Family style dining, and a local favorite, this restaurant offers an array of dishes your whole family will enjoy. Located in downtown Driggs 208-354-8116
Warbirds Café- Family friendly atmosphere or just for the two of you, this restaurant is located at the Driggs Reed Memorial Airport, and offers fine dining. Located in Driggs 208-354-2550
North End Bar and Grill- Small town, rustic atmosphere; with family friendly dining offering an eclectic menu. Open for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner. Located in downtown Tetonia 208-456-2202
Wildlife Brewery and Pizza- Local Brewery to offer your taste buds a new adventure and great Pizza, this family friendly eatery is great for the leisurely dinner. Located in downtown Victor 208-787-2623
Headwaters Grill- A fine dining experience not to be missed. Located in Victor 208-787-3600
The Knotty Pine- Offering a variety of foods including mouth watering Barbeque dishes. Located in downtown Victor 208-787-2866
The Royal Wolfe- Offering a menu full of choices and a local atmosphere. Located in downtown Driggs 208-354-8365.
(Teton Valley and surrounding area)
The Million Dollar Cowboy Bar- It’s a short drive to this bar that offers the western experience. From its saddle bar stool seating to shoe shining chairs and dance floor made to two-step, located in the town square, Jackson Wyoming 307-733-2207. Open nightly.
The Royal Wolfe- If you’re looking for an evening out, this is a quaint local hang out. Located in downtown Driggs 208-354-8365. Open nightly.
The Trapp Bar (Grand Targhee)- At the base of the ski hill, with bands most weekends. Alta, WY 307-353-2300 ext. 1360. Open nightly.
Dave’s Pub- A Local hang out; offering pool, Karaoke, and Music. Located in downtown Tetonia 208-456-2789. Open nightly.
Timberline Bar and Grill- This bar offers food, pool, and occasional music. Located in downtown Victor 208-787-2639.
The Knotty Pine- Offers a rustic experience. Located in downtown Victor 208-787-2866. Open nightly.