About Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole presents unprecedented learning opportunities in America’s finest geography to all who visit. Teton Science Schools take advantage of this natural wealth and provides learning adventures to youth and adult student groups, teaching professionals and elders while taking advantage of the wonders of Grand Teton National Park, the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Greater Yellowstone Geo-ecosystem. Whether studying elk migration, sage grouse populations, wolf and bear behavior, wetlands habitat or wildflower production, the Jackson Hole area is a laboratory rich with wildlife and wildland variety.

Teton Science Schools work in conjunction with the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, National Elk Refuge, Bureau of Land Management and the Land Commission Board of the State of Wyoming. As a Member of the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce, Teton Science Schools work closely with all of the hotels in Jackson and Teton Village as well as many local businesses.

Town of Jackson

Jackson Hole is a valley about 80 miles long and 15 miles wide; Jackson is the major town within the valley with a year-round population of close to 9,000. The town was named Jackson Hole in 1894 and centers around a town square famous for its elk antler arches.

Surrounding Areas

Grand Teton National Park borders the north end of Jackson Hole and Yellowstone National Park is only 60 miles from town. Teton Village, the home of the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Ski Area, is 12 miles from town.

How to Get Here

The Jackson Hole Airport is serviced by Delta, Sky West, United, United Express, Frontier Airlines and American Airlines with seasonal nonstop flights from Denver, Salt Lake City, Dallas/Ft. Worth, Minneapolis, Chicago, Newark, Atlanta, San Francisco, Houston, and Los Angeles. Jackson Hole is about a five-hour drive from Salt Lake City and an eight-hour drive from Denver.