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 »
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 »
Be a Junior Ranger
Learn more about becoming a Junior Ranger in Grand Teton National Park and about Jr. Ranger Day! Click here.
Grand Teton National Park offers many opportunities for children. The park newspaper also features a complete listing of ranger-led programs for the summer season and a variety of suggestions for activities in the park.
Junior Ranger Program
Explore Junior Ranger activities on the new Discover Grand Teton website. Learn more about the park communities, history and geology by exploring other parts of the website. Discover Grand Teton
Wildlife Podcasts by Schneckenburger Elementary School
Hey kids learn about Grand Teton Wildlife: listen to the wildlife podcasts created by the fifth grade students at Schneckenburger Elementary from the Jefferson Parish Public School System in Louisiana. Click here.
In 2011, the students created more podcasts, but added slide shows to the audio! Click here.
There are many online resources for learning about Grand Teton National Park and the National Park Service. If you are writing a school report, or just want to learn more about your parks, visit our educational resources Webpage.
The Kid's Guide to Grand Teton National Park covers many things kids can do and see in the park. Part field guide and part travel guide to the park, kids love this colorful guide to having fun, viewing wildlife, and learning about the lively history in Grand Teton National Park. Beautiful photos by nature photographer Henry Holdsworth.
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.