Montpelier to Jackson
Montpelier Elevation (feet)
Jackson Elevation (feet)
Basin and Range
Afton Elkhorn Arch
Snake River Canyon
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Towns, Cities and Reservations
Public Lands and Historic Places
Bear River Heritage Area
Caribou National Forest
Bridger-Teton National Forest
Targhee National Forest
Grand Teton National Park
Salt River Range
Snake River Range
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A Western Journey by Thomas Wolfe
Thomas Wolfe was an acclaimed author best know for Look Homeward, Angel. In early 1938, he had just delivered two lengthy manuscripts to his publisher. He was 38 and needed a break from writing so he decided to make a trip out west to a part of the country he had...
US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: Jackson Town Square
Although it is called Town Square by the locals, it is officially the George Washington Memorial Park. The park in the middle of Jackson, Wyoming, got that designation on the 200th anniversary of America’s first president’s birth in 1932. However Jackson Town Square...
US Route 89 Attraction: Salt River Pass
In today’s world of high speed automobile travel it is hard to imagine how important mountain passes were to to the pioneers who crossed the Rocky Mountains during the westward migration of the 19th century. In southwestern Wyoming, US Route 89 crosses between the...
US Route 89 Roadside Attraction: Afton’s Elkhorn Arch
You don’t need any complicated directions to find the Elkhorn Arch in Afton, Wyoming. Drive into town on US Route 89 and there it is spanning Washington Street in the middle of town. According to a nearby sign, the arch is 75 feet long and 18 feet high. It is composed...
The Honeymooners in Jackson, Wyoming
I first heard from Terry Moon a couple of years ago when he contacted me for information about US 89 and he became a member of the US Route 89 Appreciation Society. When he and Terra got married, they took a two and a half month honeymoon road trip mostly on highway...