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 »
Be A Junior Ranger
The Grand Adventure, an activity guide for children, is available at any park visitor center. Participants earn a Junior Ranger patch or badge by completing the activities, attending a ranger-led program, and either attending a second ranger-led program or going on a hike.
Junior Ranger Day
Celebrate National Junior Ranger Day! Come celebrate National Junior Ranger Day in Grand Teton National Park on Saturday April 26, 2014, 11 am to 2 pm at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Moose. Activities for kids of all ages including games and a presentation by the Raptor Center. See the park ambulances, fire trucks and earn your Junior Ranger badge. The Grand Teton Association will offer a 15% discount on all bookstore purchases.
This family event is free and open to the public. For more information call: (307) 739-3399
Did You Know?
Did you know that pronghorns are the fastest mammals in the western hemisphere? They can run up to 70 mph, but do not like to jump fences! In the summer, pronghorn live along Antelope Flats Road, but in fall they migrate almost 200 miles to central Wyoming.