About Hoback Guard Station
Hoback Guard Station, about 34 miles from Jackson, Wyoming, beckons guests who want a scenic backcountry experience with the convenience of electricity and running water. Natural Features: Willows and pines provide sparse shade, and grasses and summer wildflowers are abundant. A creek runs alongside the guard station, which sits at an elevation of 6,600 feet. Recreation: Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails crisscross the surrounding mountains, leading visitors to impressive scenery like Cliff Creek Falls. Nearby Sandy Marshall Creek offers great fishing for brown trout, channel catfish, smallmouth bass and occasional tiger trout. Snake River Canyon begins just 15 miles west, with excellent rafting, kayaking, fishing and scenery. Facilities: The log cabin has electricity and can accommodate six guests. A campfire ring with grill is located outside. Drinking water, a flush toilet and shower are available Memorial Day to Labor Day. The kitchen is equipped with an electric stove, a variety of cookware, a table with four chairs, a refrigerator and a sink. The bedroom has three bunkbeds with mattresses and a dresser. No linens or bedding are included. Guests should bring food, bedding or sleeping bags, towels, soap and garbage bags. Pets and livestock are allowed at the guard station. Livestock may be kept in the corral behind the bunkhouse. Nearby Attractions: Popular Jackson, Wyoming is 20 miles away, with restaurants, groceries, galleries, and ski resorts with both winter and summer activities. Grand Teton National Park is just beyond Jackson, with hiking, fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking and breathtaking scenery. ACTIVITIES Biking: Mountain Biking Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Wildlife Viewing
USDA Forest Service
Hoback Guard Station is located in Wyoming
From Big Piney, follow U.S. Highway 189 north for 26 miles to the junction of U.S. 189 and 191. Turn left and continue on U.S. 189/191 another 33 miles to Bondurant. The guard station is on the left (west) side of the highway about 1 mile past Bondurant. A key is needed for the locked gate, and should be picked up at the district office prior to arrival.
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