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 »
Moose-Wilson Road Closure
The Moose-Wilson Road between Death Canyon Junction north to the intersection with the Murie Center Road is temporarily closed to motor vehicles, bicycles, skating, skateboards and similar devices. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »
The Multi-use Pathway will be closed from the Gros Ventre Bridge to the Snake River Bridge starting on September 15, 2014 due to construction. Construction on this section of pathway is expected to be completed by October 13, 2014.
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 Jenny and Leigh Lakes are named for the fur trapper “Beaver” Dick Leigh and his wife Jenny (not pictured)? Beaver Dick and Jenny assisted the Hayden party that explored the region in 1872. This couple impressed the explorers to the extent that they named the lakes in their honor.