About Ashton

Ashton, Idaho

The City of Ashton is a wonderful place to live or visit! One of the most outstanding natural resources of the City of Ashton is certainly the magnificent view that can be had of the Teton Mountains rising out of the gently rolling farmland to the southeast.

There are also spectacular views of the low forested hills formed by the rim of the huge volcanic calderas to the north, which now roughly defines the boundary of the Targhee National Forest; and the green hills to the east which form the foot of the northern end of the Teton Mountain Range.

Contrast is one of the main visual elements contributing to the natural beauty; contrast between the flat or gently rolling farmlands and the rugged mountain peaks; and contrast between the forested green color of the foothills and the green or yellow of the crops in the summer, or the brown in the spring and fall. Wintertime brings beautiful white backgrounds that are very popular with the recreationists.

The City of Ashton, a well known gateway to Yellowstone National Park, features many access points to the Park through its town. The rugged and secluded nature of some of these entrances is the secret to keeping crowds low. One of these most unique entrances is the Cave Falls/Bechler entrance. It is located on the southwest side of the Park boundary. This is the only non-vehicular public access point to Yellowstone from Ashton. Another popular access point is the south entrance near Flag Ranch on the Reclamation Road. Teton National Park is a short distance from Flag Ranch, as is Jackson Hole, Wy.

Ashton Idaho RainbowAshton Area Information

This page contains area information and helpful resources for vactaion planning. Please take some time to visit the web pages listed here. For the most comprehensive Ashton Area Guide please visit the offical Chamber of Commerce Website by visiting www.ashtonidaho.com

If you have any questions please call the City of Ashton at 208-652-3987 or the Ashton Chamber of Commerce at 208-652-3355.


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Associated Links

Ashton Idaho Chamber of Commerce

Ashton Chamber of Commerce a voluntary organization of citizens who are investing their time and money and working together to improve the economics, civic and cultural well-being of the area. www.ashtonidaho.com

North Fremont Food Pantry

Everyone in the North Fremont area is eligible to benefit from the Pantry if need exists.

See our website for hours of operation and donation information: http://www.ashtoncommunityfoundation.org/nffp.php

Yellowstone Teton Territory

Eastern Idaho offers a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities during each season of the year. In the spring, summer, and fall, the fly fishing is outstanding! In fact, fly fishing in Eastern Idaho is internationally acclaimed and is the destination of choice for fishermen around the world. http://yellowstoneteton.org/

Islandparksnow.net This web site provides one-stop access to daily snow, avalanche, weather
and trail conditions in the Island Park - West Yellowstone Area.

City of St. Anthony, Idaho

FREMONT COUNTY, IDAHO The Official County Government Web Site

www.snakeriverchapter.org - The Eastern Idaho Chapter of the Idaho Code Council


American Dog Derby Dog Sled Race - Held in the 3rd week of February each year. Main street is transformed to a dog sledding fiasco!

Mesa Falls Marathon and Half Marathon - “One of the 50 Great U.S. Marathons”
Official Homepage: http://www.mesafallsmarathon.com


IDAHO magazine - The Story of Idaho, one month at a time.

Warm River Springs