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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 effect for trails in the Jenny Lake Area

    A temporary area closure will be in effect for several trails in the Jenny Lake area due to construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material. The closure will last from October 27 through October 30, and possibly longer. More »

  • Multi-use Pathway Closures

    Intermittent closures of the park Multi-use Pathway System will occur through mid-October during asphalt sealing and safety improvement work. Pathway sections will reopen as work is completed. Follow the link for a map and more information. More »

  • Moose-Wilson Road Status

    The Moose-Wilson Road between the Death Canyon Road and the Murie Center Road is currently open to all traffic. The road may re-close at any time due to wildlife activity. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »

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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?

Pika with a mouth full of grass

Did you know that pikas harvest grasses so they can survive the long cold winter? These small members of the rabbit family do not hibernate, but instead store their harvest as “haystacks” under rocks in the alpine environment.