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While geologists speculate that the earth is 5 or 6 billion years old, they believe that the oldest rock formation in Jackson Hole is as old as 3.5 billion years. Near the town of Jackson. The area is defined as the line where the valley meets the base of the Teton Mountain Range, the valley was thought to be as old as the Tetons themselves. Therefore, Jackson Hole continues to sink along the Teton Fault.

Jackson Hole lies just west of the Continental Divide and occupies about 400 square miles. The waters of the Snake River take up part of the valley, making for an impressive view.

Until the early 1800s, American Indians used the valley for hunting during the warm months until the settlers arrived. The first white man to see the area was John Colter, who attempted to trade with the Crow Indians. Soon the region became a major trapping and fur trading area, until the appeal of the area wore off around the mid 1800s.

Location: Jackson Wyoming 83001

(Dubois) Brooks Lake Lodge Guest Ranch
(Pinedale) Flying A Ranch
(Jackson) Jackson Hole
(Cora) Lozier's Box
(Jackson) Spotted Horse Ranch
(Moose) Teton Mountain Range

08/09 Coming to The Jackson area
Annual Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous Pocatello ID May31-June2 Enjoy the black powder rifle and pistol shoots, the trailwalks, our knife and hawks throws, the cannons, and the primitive archery shoot. The music at the campfire at the end of the day. Visit the traders of the 1840’s. They are all in canvas of the period as are the Mountain Men and Women of the Primitive Camps. See how they lived and worked daily.
Intermountain Equifest Pocatello ID June20-23 We will have trail riding competition, extreme cowboy race, posse drill presentation, grand entry, horse show, barrel racing, pole bending, bucket races, flag races, and kids games. Horseback and on foot.
Malad Valley Welsh Festival Malad City ID June28-July1 Today, Malad Valley has the largest per capita concentration of people of Welsh ancestry outside the country of Wales itself. For that reason, many residents of the Valley wanted to reestablish their Welsh roots. In 2005, after a 90 year break, this annual cultural event, now called the Malad Valley Welsh Festival, once again became a reality.
Eastern Idaho State Fair Blackfoot ID August31-September7 The Eastern Idaho State Fair in Blackfoot begins Labor Day and features horse racing, demolition derby, rodeo, and top name stars along with the excitement of the midway rides and wide range of food booths.

The fair has all the traditional elements of an agricultural fair, including exhibits and 4-H competition.

Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival Jackson Hole WY September5-12 The Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival is widely recognized as one of the premier cultural events in the Rocky Mountain West.
Portneuf Greenway Foundation RiverFest Pocatello ID August17-September17 This is a one day festival which features local and regional bands. This year's headliner band is The Clumsy Lovers. We also have craft booths, commercial booths and lots of great food. There will be a horseshoe tournament as well as our famous raffle. In previous years we have given away camp trailers, boats and cars.