There are no foothills to the Tetons. They rise suddenly in rugged majesty from the rock strewn plain… the soft light floods the great expanse of the valley, the winding silvery river and the resplendent deeply carved mountain walls. -Lieutenant Gustavus Cheney Doane, 1876
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For most of the trip from Pinedale to the park, the road follows alongside the Hoback River. The drive begins in the enchanting, open prairie lands of Sublette County and ends with the majestic beauty of Teton County.
Grand Teton National Park was a wonderful place to celebrate the 4th of July. It is definitely America the beautiful!
Beautiful Jenny Lake
The view of the valley from Signal Mountain’s summit
The wildflowers are plentiful and oh so lovely!
The Snake River at Oxbow Bend Overlook
It is so awesome to see buffalo roam across the prairie. It conjures up images of another time in this place and stirs the imagination with visions of the old west.