Hoback Guard Station

Bridger-Teton National Forest

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Overview

Hoback Guard Station was built in 1935 by the CCC to be used as a working Ranger Station, and is considered eligible to the National Register of Historic Places. About 34 miles from Jackson, Wyoming, This guard station beckons guests who want a scenic backcountry experience with the convenience of electricity and running water and great mountain scenery.

Recreation

Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails crisscross the surrounding mountains, leading visitors to impressive scenery like Cliff Creek Falls. 15 miles up the road is the beautiful Snake River Canyon where you can fish, raft, kayak, cliff climb, or just enjoy the breathtaking scenery. Granite Hot Springs is a natural hot springs pool that sits 10 miles back in the Bridger-Teton Forest.

Facilities

The log cabin has electricity and can accommodate six guests. A campfire ring with grill is located outside. Drinking water, a flush toilet and shower are available Memorial Day to Labor Day. The kitchen is equipped with an electric stove, a variety of cookware, a table with four chairs, a refrigerator and a sink. The bedroom has three bunkbeds with mattresses and a dresser.

No linens or bedding are included. Guests should bring food, bedding or sleeping bags, towels, soap and garbage bags.

Pets and livestock are allowed at the guard station. Livestock may be kept in the corral behind the bunkhouse.

Natural Features

Willows and pines provide sparse shade, and grasses and summer wildflowers are abundant. A creek runs alongside the guard station, which sits at an elevation of 6,600 feet. Plenty of wildlife to see amongst the beautiful view.

Nearby Attractions

Popular Jackson, Wyoming is 20 miles away, with restaurants, groceries, galleries, and ski resorts with both winter and summer activities. Grand Teton National Park is just beyond Jackson, with hiking, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and breathtaking scenery. Yellowstone National Park is less then 1.5 hours away.
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