Jackson Hole presents unprecedented learning opportunities in America’s finest geography to all who visit. Teton Science Schools provides learning adventures to students, professionals and elders in this natural wealth. It takes advantage of the wonders of Grand Teton National Park, the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The Jackson Hole area is a laboratory rich with wildlife and wild land variety. It hosts elk migrations, sage grouse populations, wolves, bears, wetlands and wildflowers.
Teton Science Schools works 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 works closely with hotels and local businesses in Jackson and Teton Village.
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.
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.