Alaska Basin

Area Status: Open

Alsaka Basin is a beautiful high elevation basin that holds a few lakes with amazing views. It's a favorite for hikers that want to do the "up and over" into Grand Teton National Park.

At a Glance

Usage: Medium-Heavy
Best Season: Mid-July thru Sept
Busiest Season: August
Restrictions: Wilderness reg apply.
Closest Towns: Driggs, Idaho
Water: So Fk Teton Creek
Restroom: Yes. Trailhead
Operated By: USFS
Information Center: Teton Basin RD 208-354-2312 or

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  Area/Length : 
9.5 miles one way

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  Elevation : 
9,500' Sunset Lake