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Jackson Hole,

fertile Rocky Mt. valley, c.50 mi (80 km) long and 6 to 8 mi (9.6–12.8 km) wide, NW Wyo., partly in Grand Teton National Park. Jackson Lake, 39 sq mi (101 sq km), a natural lake through which the Snake River flows, was dammed in 1916 to control the river's flow. Now a summer and winter resort area that attracts many tourists every year, the valley has been popular with hunters and trappers from the time American trapper David Jackson, for whom it was named, wintered there in 1828–29. In the late 1880s, Jackson Hole was settled; two homesteads have been restored as historic sites. The National Wildlife Art Museum is just N of the town of Jackson. The National Elk Refuge, est. 1948, is the winter home of the largest elk herd in North America. Many animals and birds inhabit the area, including the bald eagle and the rare trumpeter swan.
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Since 1982, the Jackson Hole Economic Symposium has drawn some of the financial world's star names and key central bankers and has been a platform, notably, for Fed bosses to make major policy statements.
Many courses may want the revenues from carts, but Jackson Hole is an active community where members and players like to walk the course to share in its natural beauty, as well as trade secrets and stories with our knowledgeable caddies.
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Congratulations are additionally owed to the buyers' representatives: Harley Wilcox of West Group Real Estate, Chopper Grassell of Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates, and Ken Gangwer of Jackson Hole Sotheby's International Realty.
It has been the host of the Jackson Hole Writers Conference for twenty years and is the site of the National Museum of Wildlife Art, the Grand Teton Music Festival and the Center for the Arts.
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