TRAIL BEGINS: .5 mile from U.S. Hwy. 22 on Phillips Canyon Road
TRAIL ENDS: Phillips Pass
ATTRACTIONS: This trail has access to the Teton Crest Trail and has high elevation meadows with spectacular wildflowers in July. It also offers Views of the Tetons, Gros Ventre and Wyoming Ranges. In the winter, this is a popular route for skiers and snowmobilers. The winter use begins in December, with good snow conditions usually lasting through April. Teton Crest Trail beyond Phillips Pass is in the Jedediah Smith Wilderness, and is closed to all mechanized vehicles. The trail begins 0.5 miles from Hwy. 22 on Phillips Canyon road and ends at Phillips Pass.
The road is not suitable for sedans. There is parking on the south side of Hwy. 22. NOTE: The Teton Crest Trail, beyond Phillips Pass is in the Jedediah Wilderness, and is open to foot and horse travel only.
Directions from Jackson: Head west of Jackson on Hwy. 22 to Teton Pass road. Watch for Phillips Canyon sign at tight switchback halfway to the top of Teton Pass.
July through October
(NOTE: Best wildflowers in Mid-to Late July. Winter use begins in December, with good snow conditions usually lasting through April.)