Homesteaders and Ranchers

Covered Wagon and Teton Range
Covered Wagon and the Grand Teton
 

Jackson Hole was one of the last places to be settled after the Homestead Act of 1862. Harsh weather, rocky soils and difficult access made this a challenging place to settle. Read a few of the homesteading and ranching stories and how their struggles lead to the establishment of Grand Teton National Park.

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Mailing Address:

P.O. Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012

Phone:

(307) 739-3300
The central phone will allow you to connect to general park information, park website, directory of employee extensions, or the park business offices.

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