Not much to see in the summer months. It's a beautiful place, but not much to see while my family was in town.
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About National Elk Refuge
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I did not see any elk but was amazed by the number of big horn sheep i saw each night on the cliffs about ne mile in on left side. Saw wolfs and coyotes too.
Not an elk in sight! But a rather friendly badger greeted us before running off. The area is scenic and easy to drive to, surrounded by mountains on one side and Grand Tetons on the other side. Would have loved to see some elk. Wrong...More
The National Elk Refuge is on the road between Jackson Hole and the Jackson Airport. I had read a little of the history. The elk migrated south out of the Grand Tetons park in the winter for food. However, when development in Jackson began to...More
This refuge encompasses 25,000 acres of well-managed territory providing habitat for more than the winter resident elk.. The property supports various birds, pica, and various fish ( since the hatchery is right next door).
My wife an I were in Jackson Hole in June and I think we we're late to see Elk. We think they stop here give birth and move south. The area that's the refuge is large and can be viewed from a number of places...More