We didn't see any elk here. It was probably due to the changing weather. The exhibits are ok. The gift shop seemed overly crowded and didn't have much variety. I did pick up some brochures that were helpful in planning the rest of our trip...More
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About National Elk Refuge
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Just a mile away from the Jackson townsquare is a large refuge for Elks.In winter Elks gather here in the refuge to escape the harsh winter.You can drive through the refuge.There is no fee.The road inside the refuge is not asphalted however the scenery around...More
I just found it funny that the elk refuge had NO elk when we visited lol. Nonetheless, we were able to see lots of other wildlife milling about, and just enjoyed being outdoors taking it all in.
We drove through the refuge knowing the chances of seeing elk were slim. The drive through the refuge is nice. We arrived too early at the Miller homestead to tour it but did see four sandhill cranes fly over and land nearby. There are several...More
we visited Jackson Hole in September in between seasons. we did not see elk or antelope in the park however the bird life was amazing. there was a mating pair of swans as well as 10+ varieties of bird life. well worth the visit would...More
This is a place where elk can find food during the severe mountain weather. But, drive carefully. The elk wander onto the road and pose a traffic hazard.
▪️Location: Highway 89 on North Cache. Same building as the "Visitor Center". ▪️Parking: Easy, large parking lot in front of the building. ▪️Highlights: Impressive elk, (of course) and other animal exhibits. And, helpful directions where to view animals in the area. (Not in the Elk...More
We saw no wildlife, which is not the issue. There are some stunning vistas, but difficult to enjoy on the rutted, washboard gravel road. 6mph was top speed for most of the trip. In addition, there men shooting pistols, so any chance to see wildlife...More