Visitor's Guide

Fly Fishing on the Henry's Fork of the Snake River

There is so much to see and to do in the Ashton, Idaho area, that the biggest decision will be where to begin. Surrounded by scenic beauty and numerous natural attractions, the list of potential activities is nearly endless.

Whether you are an avid sportsman, recreational enthusiast, or are simply looking for that perfect spot to sit back and contemplate nature, you will find it here.

Come for a visit and return often.


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. Read More...


Winter is magical! The landscape is covered with a blanket of pristine snow. You can spend a wonderful day skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, backcountry ski hut trips, sledding or simply enjoying the quiet solitude of the region. Summer activities in and around Ashton, Idaho are numerous. The Targhee National Forest is a great place to hike, bike, or horseback ride. Both spring and fall in the Ashton area are filled with activities as well. In the spring, you can enjoy wildlife viewing including the newborn babies. Wildflowers cover the meadows as the snow melts and the new grass begins to grow. In the fall, the hills and mountains are a pallet for the brilliant gold, reds, yellows, and crimson colors of fall. Regardless of when you come or how long you plan to stay – regardless of your age or your experience level – you will enjoy your time in Ashton! Read More...


The Ashton area is home to many amazing events, Including The American Dog Derby, The Mesa Falls Marathon, and yearly holiday-specific events. See Upcoming and Featured Events...

Ashton Area Map

Ashton, Idaho Travel Resources

Distance from Ashton

  • Yellowstone National Park - 55 miles
  • Idaho Falls - 54 miles
  • Mesa Falls - 12 miles
  • Harriman State Park - 18 miles
  • St. Anthony Sand Dunes - 21 miles
  • Jackson, WY - 75 miles
  • Warm River - 8 miles
  • Island Park - 30 miles
  • Cave Falls - 25 miles