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Teton Basin RD

Area Status: Open
This area is 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

Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Teton Basin RD


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Other Activities

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Picnicking

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Winter Sports

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Areas & Activities


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