Spend an Afternoon at Lucas Fabian Ranch

Rate this Adventure Wyoming Lucas Fabian Ranch

Added by Christina Adele Warburg

  • Extremely private and secluded historical ranch in busy national park.
  • Easy five minute walk to reach ranch
  • Duration: 15 minutes-3 hours

The Lucas Fabian Ranch is a place you will not find on any map of the park, but it is one of my absolute favorite places to go for peace and quiet. To get there, drive toward Jenny Lake from the town of Moose. About four miles in, you will pass the Alpine Climber's Ranch and the Teton Glacier turnout. Almost immediately after the turnout, on your left, you will see a service road with a gate blocking it. In front of the gate there is a small unpaved parking lot. Keep your eye out because it is very easy to miss. Park there and walk down the service road. About 100 feet in you will find a small bridge crossing Cottonwood Creek. Immediately after crossing the creek, you will come to the ranch.

The Lucas Fabian is extremely picturesque and unknown. In all of my trips here, I have only come across another person once, even in the height of summer. With the calming sound of the creek in the background, the Lucas-Fabian Ranch is the ideal place for a picnic, or to spend an afternoon painting or reading.

Pack List

  • Camera
  • Bear Spray
Read More

Share

Activities:

Chillin, Photography

Skill Level:

Beginner

Season:

Year Round

Features:

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Forest
River
Romantic
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Are we missing something?

Suggest an edit

How to Get There

Have you done this adventure? Have something to add? You could be the first to leave a review!

Added by Christina Adele Warburg

Grand Teton and Yosemite Park Ranger. Lover of Hot Cheetos and Dresses. Also, mountains.

More Adventures Nearby

Hike to Bradley Lake

Wyoming / Taggart Lake Trailhead

So the hike starts out at Taggart Lake Trailhead ( 6625') and the highest point on the trail is (7022'). Follow this trail all the way along the stream to your left.

Garrett Schmidt
6 Saves

Photograph Lewis Falls, Yellowstone NP

Wyoming / Lewis Falls Pull-Off, Yellowstone NP

If you are coming into Yellowstone National Park from the South Entrance Road (also known as Highway 89) be prepared to stop minutes before Lewis Lake to hike to this waterfall.

Gustavo Quiros
4 Saves

Camp at Shadow Mountain

Wyoming / Shadow Mountain Campground

Whether you're looking for a place to pull in and crash or an area to take in the entire Teton range, you shouldn't pass up the opportunity to experience Shadow Mountain.

Derek Tice
12 Saves