This hike has been delayed due to poor weather. Its new date is August 7, 2021.
The trail to reach the Darby Canyon crosses the Jedediah Smith Wilderness boundary, a creek and small fields with wild flowers. The view of the Cave from the trail is spectacular and once you have reached the entrance of the Cave you start feeling the cool air that comes from within. But be aware that getting up to the mouth of the Cave is wet and slippery and can be dangerous. This trail is good for children twelve and older if they are used to walking.
Date of Hike: Saturday, August 7, 2021
Distant Point to Point: round-trip hike is 5.4 miles
Elevation gain: about 1,800 feet.
Location: In the Teton Valley access from Driggs, Idaho.
Hiking in the Tetons: Be bear aware, carry bear spray, travel in groups and make noise while hiking.
- To reach the trailhead, drive south from Driggs on Highway 33. Three miles south of town, turn east onto 3000 South. Drive 3.2 miles and turn right at the T-intersection. Follow signs to the South Darby trailhead.
- From Idaho Falls, Idaho go to Driggs through Tetonia or Swan Valley.
- Meeting: Fred Meyer/ Mc Donald’s parking Lot at 7:00 PM or at the trailhead at 8:30 on Saturday, July 31, 2021
- Contact: Elizabeth Clary at firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-970-6928 if you are coming.