Sky Ranch Historic District
The Sky Ranch property is located within the boundaries of Grand Teton National Park, approximately 3 miles west of Moose, Wyoming and 15 miles north of Jackson, Wyoming. The 13.43-acre property lies in the Snake River Valley, between the Teton and Gros Ventre ranges, at the base of Buck Mountain. The property represents a mid-century vacation retreat, with its period of significance ranging from 1952 to 2005. It includes five buildings and two structures of historical importance to local settlement, architecture, recreation, conservation, and landscape architecture. The buildings, crafted in the traditional manner of local pioneer structures, architecturally reflect the Rocky Mountain rustic style. Associated landscape features include access roads, gates, buck and pole fencing, a corral, a water catchment system, creeks, a bridge, stands of fir and aspen, trails and walking paths, a picnic/barbecue area, and play structures such as a tree fort and a yard swing.
The initial survey of Sky Ranch, building descriptions and historical research for this National Register nomination were completed for Grand Teton National Park by University of Wyoming students under the supervision of ...