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National Parks

"National parks are the best idea we ever had. Absolutely American, absolutely democratic, they reflect us at our best rather than our worst." -Wallace Stegner, 1983.

Jackson Hole sits on the South edge of two of the country's most beautiful National Parks.

Visit Yellowstone National Park and experience the world's first national park that is as outstanding as it was when it was founded in 1872. Marvel at a volcano’s hidden power rising up in colorful hot springs, mudpots and geysers. Just south from there is the Teton Mountain Range that towers above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain. These are mountains of the imagination--mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park.

National Park Fun Facts 

  • In the National Park System, there are 407 sites covering more than 84 million acres of land
  • In the National Park System there are: 124 historical parks or sites, 78 national monuments, 59 national parks, 25 battlefields or military parks, 18 preserves, 18 recreational areas, 10 seashores, 4 parkways, 4 lakeshores and 2 reserves
  • There are 27,000 historic and prehistoric structures preserved within the National Parks System
  • There is 1 active volcano, thousands of petrified trees, and almost 300 waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park(the first National Park ever!) 
  • Grand Tetons, Jackson's iconic feature, is 40 miles long and is actually the youngest range in the Rocky mountains
  • The largest living things in the world are in National Parks: Sequoia trees and Alaskan brown bears (the world’s largest living carnivores)

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