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 »
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 email@example.com.
May 30, 2012
May 15, 2012
Did You Know?
Did you know that until the 1890s no one had settled on the west bank of the Snake River in the central part of Jackson Hole? William “Bill” Menor built a ferry at Moose to shuttle patrons across the river, the only reliable crossing point between Wilson and Moran.