With its close proximity to so many wonderful activities and attractions, Ashton, Idaho is a wonderful place to visit or to call home. With so much to see and so much to do, the most difficult part of your stay will be deciding what to see or do first. The best known attractions include Grand Teton National Park, Harriman State Park, Henry’s Lake, Mesa Falls/Scenic Route, and Yellowstone National Park.
Other notable natural attractions include
- Ashton Reservoir
- Abundant and Diverse Wildlife Population
- Big Springs
- Cave Falls/Bechler Meadows Area of Yellowstone National Park
- Craters of the Moon National Monument
- Grand Targhee Resort
- Henry’s Fork of the Snake River
- Herriman State Park
- Island Park Reservoir
- Rails to Trails - The Ashton-Tetonia Trail opened to the public in 2010 and is administered by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and managed through Harriman State Park. This 29.6 mile trail follows the abandoned railroad grade of the Teton Valley Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad from Ashton to Tetonia.
- St. Anthony Sand Dunes
- Targhee National Forest/Winter Trails Teton Scenic Route
- Warm River Springs
There are three Scenic Byways near Ashton
Ashton, Idaho – Access to Untouched Yellowstone!
Within 60 miles of Yellowstone and Teton national park’s main entrances, Ashton boasts a close proximity to “Cascade Corner,” where many waterfalls, including Cave Falls, define the Yellowstone backcountry.