Nearest Town: Driggs
Site Size: 20 mile loop
Directions: In Driggs, at Key Bank (cross street is E Little Ave to the E and W Buxton Rd to the W), zero odometer; go S on ID 33; at mi 0.7 (mp 142) turn R (W) on S Bates Rd; mi 4 cross Teton River; stay L; mi 4.2 park in pull-out on L; mi 5 turn L (S) on 400 W; mi 7.0 rd curves right; mi 7.5 turn L on 450 W; mi 8.6 scan small pond; mi 9.1 turn L (E) on 575 S to ID 33; L on ID 33 to Driggs. Sidetrip: zero your odometer at junction 450 W and 575 S; turn R (W) on 575 S; mi 0.3 stay L, at mi 0.6 stay R, at mi 0.7 stay L, at mi 0.8 stay R; at mi 1.1 walk the rutted dirt road. For winter birding, return to Driggs, and follow ID 33 N; L (S) on Cache Rd (Main St in Tetonia).
Description: This route takes you through a high-elevation valley. Highlights are Trumpeter Swan, Sandhill Crane, and Common Grackle. In mid-Sept, thousands of Sandhill Cranes congregate by the river.
USFS (208) 354-2312
Teton Valley Chamber of Commerce (208) 354-2500