North of Jackson

Proper is known for rolling expanses of beautiful land with untarnished natural vistas.

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Expansive properties with stunning views

The area north of Jackson proper is known for rolling expanses of beautiful land with untarnished natural vistas. This idyllic, peaceful setting is home to many incredible luxury properties with large, private swaths of land. These homes offer the perfect escape from daily stresses and responsibilities, allowing you to take in and appreciate the beauty of your surroundings while you relax and enjoy hiking, biking, climbing, and other recreational activities available all around you. You’re also conveniently close to the Town of Jackson, meaning a night out on the town at great restaurants is just a leisurely drive away. If you value peace, privacy, and top-of-the-line luxury, the North of Jackson offers unbeatable options for you.

What to Love

  • Exclusivity and privacy 
  • Large properties that offer peace and privacy
  • Great recreational opportunities
  • Some of the most iconic and dramatic Teton Range and Sleeping Indian views in the Jackson Hole region

People & Lifestyle

The North of Jackson is ideal for those who don’t want to be at the center of the bustle in town, preferring to spend their days in a serene setting enjoying the beautiful landscape and homey restaurants that are dotted across the region. Residents also enjoy unparalleled access to the area’s national parks and the fine dining, campsites, hiking trails, and recreational facilities they house.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

There is an array of unique experiences residents in the North of Jackson can enjoy. One long-time staple of the area is Dornan’s, a small, family-owned resort that offers on- and off-season rentals of cozy cabins nestled into the Jackson Hole landscape, giving you incredible views and access to great recreational opportunities. Dornan’s is also home to a delicious restaurant and bar that showcase these breathtaking views—it’s the perfect place to grab a drink after a hike in Grand Teton National Park. A trip to the resort harkens back to a historic American sensibility that’s unique to Western towns like Jackson.

The Mural Room at Jackson Lake Lodge is a popular dining destination. Featuring unmatched views of the Teton Range, it’s named after the murals on display—known as the Rendezvous Murals—that depict an 1837 gathering of fur trappers and early traders of the American West. The restaurant itself is known for serving delicious meals that feature local ingredients, such as beef and game. At the base of the Teton Range, you’ll also find The Dining Room at Jenny Lake Lodge. This establishment is housed in an authentic 1930s cabin and is considered to be a must-try destination for visitors thanks to its one-of-a-kind location and menu of excellent, locally-sourced dishes.

Things to Do

The North of Jackson has incredible access to parks, including the unbeatable vistas of Grand Teton National Park, where you’ll be engulfed in the towering expanse of the Grand Teton Mountains. The park features unmatched hiking trails, campgrounds for those who want to enjoy a night under the stars, and educational opportunities for visitors and residents alike. You’re also not too far from the famous Yellowstone National Park, where you’ll find an array of camping opportunities, hiking and climbing experiences, hot springs, seasonal fishing, and more.

One of the area’s most unique features is the National Museum of Wildlife Art, which seeks to foster the community’s appreciation for wildlife by providing education and art exhibits. With stunning art from around the world, a sculpture trail, an extensive library, and much more, the museum is a one-of-a-kind institution that draws visitors from around the globe. The museum also has a gourmet restaurant, Palate, which overlooks the nearby Elk Refuge.


North of Jackson is part of the Teton County School District, which includes:

  • Teton Science Schools
    ◦ Kelly Campus
    ​​​​​​​◦ Murie Ranch Campus
  • Kelly Elementary School
  • Moran Elementary School
Colby Murphy

Colby Murphy

Real Estate Agent & Realtor Serving Jackson & Surrounding Areas

Born in the land of the Delta Blues, Colby Murphy grew up as a nationally ranked cyclist and avid outdoorsman. Colby's addiction for competition took his amateur cycling career through college, capturing silver at the USAC National Championship and a spot on Team USA for the 2013 UCI World Championships in Auckland, New Zealand. While attending Middle Tennessee State University, Colby volunteered coaching youth athletes in addition to interning with the D1 NFL Combine Camp in Nashville, Tennessee. It was freshman year when Colby was exposed to the magic of Jackson Hole. Instantly attracted, he began splitting his time to ski Jackson every year thereafter.

Upon publishing research in the International Journal of Exercise Science and receiving his bachelor’s degree, Colby immediately relocated to Southern California in pursuit of his professional cycling career. Once retired from competition, Colby quickly found himself as a top producing sales professional serving owners of high end luxury real estate in areas of San Diego including Rancho Santa Fe, La Jolla, and Coronado. With his affection for luxury property, history with Jackson Hole, and prior connection to Christie's International Real Estate, Colby saw a clear path and executed a move to Jackson. In his spare time, he now enjoys turning laps at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort and giving back at Jackson Hole Therapeutic Riding Association.

Colby is fortunate to have been raised around admirable examples of what drive, tenacity and resilience can yield. His father, a self-made entrepreneur, and uncle, an owner of the Christie's affiliate brokerage in San Miguel de Allende and Mexico City, both inspired Colby's ambitions from an early age.

Now, Colby has positioned himself among some of the most respected networks in the industry. He feels proud and blessed to have established relationships with multiple Christie’s affiliate owners and associates spanning multiple cities, states, and countries. Colby has also recently become a member of REALM™, the first globally collaborative real estate collective designed to empower the real estate professional by curating new relationships and matching qualified buyers based on lifestyle experiences and passions rather than search criteria.

In a market where there are as many agents as annual transactions, Colby represented clients from Australia, the UK, Mexico, and several U.S. states in his first year alone. He applies the principles and work ethic he learned through sport and his impressive circle of mentors to ensure he creates the highest value for his clients. Always elevating, always seeking excellence, his acquired values and attributes provide a successful combination that will ensure your selling or buying experience is a win.

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