Log your river trips this summer!

Help our community gather the most accurate information possible about who uses the Snake River – and when.

All river users (commercial and private) are encouraged to log their activity on the Snake River through Jackson Hole via an easy-to-use system available at the Teton County Parks and Rec website.

The new data-gathering efforts will help Teton County officials as they move forward with creating a river management plan for currently unregulated portions of the river, which have experienced a surge in ...

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South Park boat ramp plans revised

Design and planning for Teton County’s new boat ramp at the South Park Bridge is in the works, thanks to significant funding and support from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (project history can be found here).

After gathering public input on initial drafts, as well as studying the hydrology, wetlands and engineering of the site, project designers have made revisions to the original draft boat ramp plans as presented last summer. The alterations reflect moving the put-in/take-out lanes farther downstream from highway bridge pylons, and adjusting ...

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Fall Creek river access adjusted

Visitors to the BLM’s Snake River access along Fall Creek Road might notice some adjustments to the way they access the property this summer.

Public access via the Fall Creek parcel, referred to as Parcel 23, has been moved 1/4 mile to the north from the old gate. The access now also includes a small parking area for walk-in visitors, new signage and a chain gate blocking vehicular access to the levee itself.

Teton County made the adjustments in collaboration with the BLM to begin addressing concerns regarding unauthorized ...

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Two-day boat ramp closure scheduled in August

UPDATE 8/22/14

Teton County and Cannon Builders, Path 22 bridge the contractor, are providing boat access on the east side of the river, just south of the Wilson Bridge on August 25th and 26th while the Wilson Boat Ramp is temporarily closed during necessary levee repairs being conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers.

The following are necessary guidelines to observe if you plan to use the temporary access:

  • Access at the put-in will be drop-off only.  No equipment or vehicles should ...
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SRF River Season Raffle winner announced

In celebration of summer and to reflect on the recreational, environmental and economic treasure flowing through the valley, the Snake River Fund held a “River Season Raffle.” Entries were possible during May and June via Facebook and at our Summit on the Snake Speakers Series events.

To enter the random drawing, entrants were asked to share what they love about the Snake River. Many of the responses portrayed a deep connection to the waterway and the multi-faceted benefits it provides to the valley. ...

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Tickets on sale for DamNation screening on June 13!

Tickets are on sale now for DamNation in Jackson Hole for one night only. (Tickets are expected to sell out.)

This powerful, award-winning, film odyssey explores the transformation from a national attitude that once viewed big dams as engineering wonders to the growing awareness that our own future is bound to the life and health of our rivers.

DamNation’s majestic cinematography and unexpected discoveries not only move through rivers and landscapes altered by dams, but also through a metamorphosis in values, from conquest of the natural world to knowing ...

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Seeking river cleanup volunteers

Do your part to spiff up the community and keep the river clean. 

The valley’s spring clean-up day is Saturday, May 10. If you haven’t participated before, you have missed out on one of the best ways to enjoy a small community and make a tangible difference for our environment.

River enthusiasts, river outfitters and the Snake River Fund team up to clean riverbanks and river ramps. Meanwhile, Rotary Club of Jackson Hole coordinates other groups and individuals to clean roadways and provide a post-cleanup ...

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