Teton Valley, Idaho lies directly west of Grand Teton National Park, the impressive Teton Mountain Range, and the Wyoming state line. At an elevation of 6,229 ft, the valley is home to the towns of Victor, Driggs, Tetonia, in Teton County Idaho as well as Alta, WY. The valley's history is rich with stories of Native American councils, fur trapping rendezvous, homesteaders, farmers, ranchers, mountain explorers, and more recently skiers, fishermen, climbers, hikers and painters!
Established in 1915, Teton County, Idaho covers approximately 400 square miles, and has a population of approximately 8,000. Surrounded by thousands of acres of National Forest and Wilderness, the recreational opportunities are limited only by one’s imagination. Winter brings unparalleled powder snow, making the Teton area famous among skiers and winter enthusiasts. Warm days and cool clear nights define summer perfection in Teton Valley.
Complimenting the variety of outdoor activities, the community enjoys an array of cafes, spas, shops, and coffee shops. A number of artists are an active part of the Driggs community. The Teton Valley Arts Council provides numerous art classes for the locals, and an annual Shakespeare play in the park.
Our many active non-profits work together to support, enhance, and refine every aspect of our community and environment. The Teton Valley Foundation hosts Music on Main in Victor (8 miles south of Driggs) on summer’s Thursday evenings in the city park. Not to be missed if you’re in the area. The Community Foundation of Teton Valley hosts our community fundraising Tin Cup race in Driggs on the third Saturday in July as a fundraiser for all the non-profits. Friends of the Teton River helps to protect the Teton Basin watershed, while Trails and Pathways maintains and expands the bike and ski trails. Rising up to help the homeless critters of the valley is the Teton Valley Community Animal Shelter, and working to protect the fish and wildlife habitat and rural agricultural nature of the valley is the Teton Regional Land Trust in Teton Valley Idaho.
Formed by prehistoric forces, Teton Mountain Range rises above 13,000 feet and borders the valley to the east, creating scenic views which are exceptional and inspiring. The range is home to Grand Teton National Park and can be accessed on foot or horseback from Teton Valley, Idaho. The Big Hole Range lies to the west of the valley adding a mountain skyline to vibrant sunsets. Meandering through the middle of Teton Valley, the Teton River creates an environment essential for the Sandhill Cranes, and other migrating birds, who pass through Teton Valley on their journeys. Not to mention fishermen in the summer, and moose in the winter.
Daily flights from many major cities fly into Idaho Falls Regional Airport (1 and 1/2 hours away). Jackson Hole, WY (45 minutes away) also has a commercial airport. Driggs has a small airport with a 7300'x75' runway that can handle corporate jets and offers a full-service FBO, Warbirds Museum, restaurant, and heated hangars.
Come enjoy the views, the numerous activities, and the peaceful setting of Teton Valley!