Seasonal road closures in effect
Seasonal road closures are in effect for motorized vehicles. The Teton Park Road is closed from the Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed from the Granite Canyon Trailhead to the Death Canyon Road. More »
Avalanche hazards exist in the park
Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www.jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »
Bears emerging from hibernation
Bears are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Travel in groups of three of more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay at least 100 yards from bears. More »
Healthy Families Initiative
Grand Teton National Park provides a variety of family-oriented programs as part of a national initiative to promote healthy family recreation in national parks. The program seeks to increase participation in recreational activities, encourage exercise, and develop healthy habits through outdoor recreation. Download the park newspaper for a complete list of guided ranger programs.
Visit our Ranger Programs page for a summary of programs throughout the year.
SUMMER OUTDOOR FAMILY ACTIVITIES
Take your family on a ranger-led hike and discovery the stories behind the awe-inspiring scenery. Check the Teewinot, the park newspaper, for schedule details. Suggested family programs include:
Taggart Lake Hike
Inspiration Point Hike
Junior Ranger Program
Swan Lake Hike
Nature Explorer's Backpack
Backpacks may be checked out at the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center. Please note that parking may be difficult during peak hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Recommended for children ages 6-12. Backpacks are limited, one per family please.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the granite and gneiss composing the core of the Teton Range are some of the oldest rocks in North America, but the mountains are among the youngest in the world?