Once exclusively a farming community, the Swan Valley area now includes a growing number of summer residents, year-round retirees, and young families. At the end of the drive through Swan Valley, Palisades Reservoir stretches out for 20 miles, offering any and all water sports in a spectacular setting.
Many who visit this unspoiled valley, stay. Those already here call Swan Valley relish the premier fly fishing on the South Fork of the Snake River and the freedom in the 400 plus miles of groomed wilderness snowmobile trails. Others simply enjoy the solitude of living with deer, moose, and elk as neighbors.
Swan Valley is ideally located within easy driving distances of major airports and the wondrous sights in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. This picturesque community is located on The South Fork of the Snake River in Southeastern Idaho and includes the smaller communities of Conant Valley, Irwin, and Palisades. The scenic drive on US Highway 26 from Conant Valley to the Palisades Reservoir is 17 miles.
Swan Valley offers great real estate but not crowds or long lines. You won't find malls or fast food.
Swan Valley is part of the Yellowstone ecosystem which is home to the largest elk and Rocky Mountain big horn sheep herds in the country as well as numerous white tail and mule deer, moose, bear, mountain lions and some mountain goats. Swans, sand cranes and many other species of birds also provide exciting viewing for ornithologists.
Jackson Hole, Wyoming, home of the Grand Teton National Park and the world-famous Grand Teton Mountain Range and adjoining Yellowstone National park, is a short 45-minute through majestic mountain passes.
Quick Facts About Swan Valley:
Swan Valley has an estimated population of 213.
Irwin has an estimated population of 125.
Palisades has an estimated population of 68.