Teton Basin RD

Area Status: Open
West Side of Tetons

The District office is located in Driggs, Idaho.  The area administered by the District covers approximately 265,000 acres.  The District has a variety of landscapes ranging from broad, gentle slopes, steep canyons and mountains, to high elevation glacially scoured ridges and basins perched above U-shaped canyons and troughs.  The District includes portions of the Big Hole Mountains, Palisades and Teton Ranges.  Most of the 123,451-acre Jedediah Smith Wilderness is on this District.  The eastern portion of the wilderness is adjacent to Grand Teton National Park and the Bridger-Teton National Forests.

Vegetation type varies from sagebrush-grass to juniper and mountain mahogany to stands of aspen, lodgepole pine, Douglas fir, and patches of sub-alpine and limber pine.  Several streams and a few high mountain lakes are found on the District.  The area is rich in wildlife ranging from deer, elk, moose, bear - both black and grizzly, bighorn sheep, wolverine, small game, and non-game species.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday
Closest Towns: Driggs, Idaho


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