Ashton offers a rich history and many attractions. Yellowstone Park is only one hour away. Grand Teton National Park is one and a half hours away
There are four rivers within 10 miles of Ashton. The Henry's Fork of the Snake River, Fall River, Teton River, and Warm River and all are outstanding trout streams. There are three notable waterfalls nearby, Upper Mesa Falls and Lower Mesa Falls both on the Henry's Fork, and Cave Falls on Fall River.
- Site Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Bird Watching
- St. Anthony Sand Dunes
- Horseback Riding
- Wild Flower Viewing
- Waterfall Viewing
- Mountain Climbing
Stay with these local lodging options during the Mesa Falls Marathon
Lodging in Ashton
Camping Near Ashton
US Forest Service: Caribou National Forest
Ashton, ID 83420
Preston Springs Campground
Located near the marathon starting line. No reservations, no services.
Pole Bridge Campground
Located near the marathon course. Semi-primitive, reservations not required.
Warm River Campground
Located around mile 16.5 on the marathon and mile 3 on the half marathon course.
Island Park Lodging
Loding in St. Anthony and Rexburg
Henry's Fork Inn
115 South Bridge
St Anthony, ID 83445
Spring Hill Suites
(866) 573-4235 1177
S Yellowstone Hwy
Rexburg, ID 83440
Area Activity, Travel, and Vacation Rescourses
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City Of Ashton is a wonderful place to live or visit! One of it's most outstanding natural resources is certainly the magnificent view that can be had of the Teton Mountains.
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Salt Lake City International Airport: Is the closest International airport and is 269 miles from Ashton Id.
Idaho Falls Regional Airport: Is only 53 miles from Ashton Id. And is Located in Idaho Falls Id.
Jackson Hole Airport: Is only 80 miles from Ashton Id. And is located in beautiful Jackson Hole Wy.
Ashton, Idaho Weather Patterns- The weather in Ashton in mid July is generally runner friendly. The typical marathon starting temperature is around 40-50 degrees and the afternoon highs average about 65-70 degrees. Winds are generally light with low humidity, lots of sun, and little rain. However, this is Idaho—be prepared for anything!