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  • Bears are active in Grand Teton

    Black and grizzly bears are roaming throughout the park--near roads, trails and in backcountry areas. Hikers and backcountry users are advised to travel in groups of three or more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay 100 yards from bears. More »

  • Area closure in the area around Baxter's Pinnacle

    An area closure is in effect around Baxter's Pinnacle to protect nesting peregrine falcons. This closure precludes any climbs of Baxter's Pinnacle and usage of the walk-off gully. This closure will be in effect through 8-15-2013. More »

Teton Tidbits

About This Blog

Welcome to Grand Teton National Park’s blog. Here you will find posts from various park staff that will give you a glimpse into what happens behind the scenes here in Grand Teton, who we are, and what we do. You will also find posts that highlight park projects and operations. You can expect new posts here every Wednesday. We welcome you to send feedback and suggestions for future topics to this email address jenny_anzelmo-sarles@nps.gov.

Park Cleanup Day

May 30, 2012 Posted by: Grand Teton National Park

Wow- some interesting trash gets left behind in Grand Teton National Park. Did you leave your glasses, or maybe a bag of bait fish, Van Gogh’s ear (not sure how that fits into a national park vacation), how about a zen garden?

 

Welcome!

May 15, 2012 Posted by: Grand Teton National Park

I can’t tell you how often National Park Service (NPS) employees, not just in Grand Teton but across the country, get asked what it’s like to be a park ranger. They want to know what our lives are like, where we live, and how we got a job working for the NPS.

 

Did You Know?

Tetons from Hurricane Pass, KF

Did you know that Grand Teton National Park was established in both 1929 and 1950? The original 1929 park protected the mountain peaks and the lakes near the base. The boundaries were later expanded in 1950 to include much of the adjacent valley floor.