Badger Creek Meadows is located in Teton County, Idaho, on the quiet western side of the famous Teton Mountain Range. Badger Creek Meadows is located in Tetonia just north of Driggs. Driggs offers all the services one needs including restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, golf, private air service and access to downhill skiing at Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort. The resort town of Jackson Hole lies 35 minutes to the east and provides commercial air service, endless year-round recreation and countless cultural amenities. Idaho Falls, the closest large city, is an hour drive from the ranch and hosts all metropolitan conveniences.
Badger Creek Meadows is 117 deeded acres, which are comprised of rolling meadows with large stands of aspens. This varied topography could allow the incoming landowner several very private homesites around the property. The views from Badger Creek Meadows are second to none with unobstructed sightlines of the entire Teton Range. The 117 acres are fortunate to be surrounded by large tract landowners including the Brigham Young University Idaho Outdoor Education facility, which borders to the east.
Due to the eco-sensitive nature of this property with its critical wildlife habitat and stunning Teton views, Badger Creek Meadows could provide substantial tax benefits to an incoming owner who places a conservation easement on the property. .
The Teton River runs through Teton Valley and is near Badger Creek Meadows. Trophy size cutthroat trout and rainbow trout as well as the occasional brook trout inhabit this famous fishery. With rolling meadows meeting majestic mountain vistas in all directions, the Teton River is understandably referred to in the Idaho Fly Fishing Guide as “the most scenic trout stream in North America”.
The long glides of the meandering meadow stream with still pools and overhanging banks create the perfect condition to stalk rising trout. The Teton is graced with abundant hatches of mayflies, stoneflies, caddis and midges while terrestrial patterns also work quite well in the late summer months. Local outfitters report catching cutthroat trout as large as 23 inches and rainbow trout exceeding 24 inches.
Badger Creek Meadows is positioned near the major tributary streams of Badger Creek and Bitch Creek. Yellowstone cutthroat trout in the 18-inch class are readily found in these waterways.
The array of wildlife on Badger Creek Meadows is one of the most appealing components of this incredible property. The Badger Creek corridor hosts a plethora of big game animals. Deer, elk, moose, badgers, bears and mountain lions call the Badger Creek drainage home.
The ranch’s location is ideal for the outdoor enthusiast. Whether hunting, exploring the property or discovering the thousands of acres of National Forest land which surround the Teton Basin, the recreational opportunities could not be more abundant. Angling adventures are a stone’s throw away on Badger Creek, Bitch Creek and the Teton River.
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Located on the quiet western side of the famous Teton Mountain Range, Teton Valley, Idaho consists of three main towns, Driggs, Tetonia and Victor. Driggs is the largest and the Teton County seat. Teton Valley provides all the services and amenities one needs such as restaurants, grocery stores, shopping, and multiple golf resorts. There is private air service at Driggs Reed Memorial, and its 7,300 foot runway is equipped for plans and jets of all sizes. Teton Valley is also home to Grand Targhee Ski and Summer Resort, consistently ranked among the top ski resorts in the country and host to a number of summer music festivals.
Teton Valley boasts an array of recreational diversity that is sure to satisfy outdoorsmen of all kinds. There is public fishing on the Teton River and nearby streams and creeks. The resort community of Jackson Hole, WY is 45 minutes away offering an array of year round recreational and cultural amenities, Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and commercial air service.