Snake River, Teton Range Scenic Beauty
May 3, 2022
Scenic beauty of the infant Snake River calmly flowing in its rocky bed bordered by nature's greenery with the Teton Range majestically towering in the background under the clear blue sky from Schwabacher Landing, a few miles south of Snake River Overlook in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming.
The Snake River is a major river of the greater Pacific Northwest region in the United States. At 1,078 miles long, it the thirteenth longest river in the United States and the largest tributary of the Columbia River that is the largest North American river that empties into the Pacific Ocean. The Snake River rises in western Wyoming, then flows through the Snake River Plain of southern Idaho, the rugged Hells Canyon on the Oregon–Idaho border and the rolling Palouse Hills of Washington, emptying into the Columbia River at the Tri-Cities in the Columbia Basin of Eastern Washington.
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands as a monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River, and enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place. Visitors have many experience options at the scenic Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming including over two hundred miles of trails, the Snake River, lakes, wildlife, climbing, skiing, and more.
Image created by USA Patriotism! from U.S. National Park Service photo.