Wilson Wyoming

Red Barn Creek Wilson WyomingWilson Wyoming is nestled between the Teton and Gros Ventre mountain ranges just west of Jackson Wyoming. It is home of Grand Teton National Park and has some of the closest access to Yellowstone National Park. The Snake River Flows through the Valley and The Grand Teton towers above it at 13,770 feet above sea level. Jackson is also home to the national Elk Refuge where thousands of elk winter right outside of the town of Jackson.

Wilson is known best for the character that first came to jackson Hole, Nick Wilson who homesteaded in Wilson. There was a movie made about some of his exploits as a teenager called Wind River, he had run away from his home in Utah in 1856 to live with the indians in the Wind River Valley. Nick Wilson traveled through Jackson Hole in route to the Wind River Country.

Wilson's early days were lived in western tradition, during the 60's the hippies moved in and now it is an onclave of wealthy urban escapees.

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