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Grand Tetons f e a t u r e d region 5: eastern © B.R. Moore a tt r a ct i o n s eastern Yellowstone Country jefferson county historical museum Driggs. This is a winter wonderland for all. The Jefferson County Historical Museum features 14,000 square feet of exhibitions from the pre-electric and early electric era, the history of Jefferson County, and early photography. Local inventors including Philo T. Farnsworth, the inventor of television, are also profiled. The first television tube, Indian artifacts,ancient Egyption artifacts from biblical days and animal trophies are on display. It also features local writers such as Vardis Fisher, who wrote Mountain Man, which was made into a movie with Robert Redford called "Jerimiah Johnson." Grand Targhee Resort 3300 E. Ski Hill Road Alta, WY via Driggs, ID 83441 Jefferson County Historical Museum 118 W. 1st S. Rigby, ID 83442 (208) 745-8423 Grand Targhee Resort Grand Targhee Resort is located on the west side of Wyoming’s majestic Teton Range and receives 500 inches of snow annually. This full-service resort is famous for spectacular snow and magnificent scenery. Targhee offers skiers two mountains totaling 3,000 acres. Four chairlifts on Fred’s Mountain give access to 1,500 acres and 2,200 vertical feet. A high-speed quad on Peaked Mountain opens up 500 acres for skiing with an additional 1,000 acres reserved for snow cat skiing. Tubing, backcountry tours, snowshoeing, sleigh ride dinners, and spa services make for a complete winter vacation. Lodging is available on site or with vacation rentals between the resort and Grand Teton National Park Just over the Idaho border, you will find one of the most spectacular of America’s National Parks. Magnificent mountain scenery and abundant wildlife await visitors to Grand Teton National Park. Activities including fishing, camping, whitewater raft trips, rodeos and golf are just a few of the ways you can spend your days here. Dude ranches, resorts, and restaurants to fit every taste and pocket book complement the other outdoor activities. Grand Teton National Park P.O. Drawer 170 Moose, WY 83012 (307) 793-3300 Harriman State Park Located 18 miles north of Ashton, Idaho, Harriman State Park lies within an 11,000-acre wildlife refuge in the greater Yellowstone Ecosystem that is home to moose, elk, sandhill cranes and trumpeter swans. Known for some of the best fly-fishing anywhere, the Henry’s Fork of the Snake River meanders for eight miles through an ancient volcano’s caldera. More than 20 miles of trails are available for hiking, biking, horseback riding, and cross county ski47