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National Elk Refuge

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Address: Jackson, WY 83001
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A wildlife refuge located north of Jackson, WY that provides winter habitat...

A wildlife refuge located north of Jackson, WY that provides winter habitat for Jackson's elk herd. Seasonal hours of operation are listed on the web site for the Visitor Center, Historic Miller House, and Winter Sleigh Ride program.

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Elk refuge

Huge open space for elk. We saw lost off elk grazing. Males, females and babies happy enjoying life on the range.

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Boulder, Colorado
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Huge open space for elk. We saw lost off elk grazing. Males, females and babies happy enjoying life on the range.

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Federal Way, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just outside of Jackson and on the way to the Grand Tetons, this is a must-see thing to do in the area. depending on the time of year, you'll see plenty of elk, deer, and bighorn sheep. Too many people drive right past this, rather than taking the time to enjoy it. Bring good binoculars and a good camera with... More 

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Mission Viejo, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The elk were gone when we were there in May, but there were plenty of bighorn sheep. We got great shots of them with their young on the rocks.

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Benalla, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are two Aussies on a 5 week road tour. The elk and bison were grazing on the flats of the reserve there must have been 500 out there. Side roads still closed for the winter and as spring summer come animals will move back to higher grounds. Lots of walkers and some bikers on the road. Absolutely worth the... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

An easy drive with the chance to see lots of animals. We had a very relaxing experience. Plenty of turnouts for great views.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came late so we missed the elk but the bighorn sheep were very cool to watch. There are lots of critters coming across the street so drive carefully.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice scenery from our hotel balcony across the road, but not one elk seen....only here during the winter months.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

it a very nice drive you could also see the RAMS and the hills it just a wonderful ride and you could also walk if you like

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had never seen elks before. Moreover, elks in the numbers we saw them! They are truly magnificent animals. We discovered the best time to see them is at dusk. There are hundreds at that hour. We saw them at dawn - at great distances. You do not wan to miss them!

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In late Spring or Summer, the Elk are on the move and more spread out. Making seeing one more hit-or-miss. But in late Fall or Winter, they stay in the valley more, making them easier to see.

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