Imagine yourself in the center of a valley located high up in the mountains. You are surrounded by meadows, streams, forests, abundant wildlife, and nestled at the feet of the Grand Teton mountain range. At the heart of the valley is a bubbling mountain town full of nature-loving people. Where Broadway and Cache Street meet, you will find Jackson Hole Town Square. The Elk Antler Arches are a sure sign that you are in the right place.
The crisp Rocky Mountain air can tell you stories of the Native Americans and mountain men who made the area their home. Lewis and Clark's expedition passed through in 1807 and 1808.
William Sublette was a famous fur-trapping mountain man. He named the valley Jackson Hole, after his fur trading Partner David Edward or "Davey" Jackson.
Names of places in Wyoming such as Mt. Jedediah Smith and Fort Bridger are named after historical frontiersmen that settled the area. Their colorful history helped forge Jackson Hole into its unique style.