• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • 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 »

Animal Tracks

There are a lot of cool animals walking, flying, and running around Grand Teton National Park. Can you figure out what each of the animal tracks below are? Click on the links below each photograph to see if you are correct.

 
An animal track in the mud.

What animal made this track? As you can see, I have very long claws. This animal is an omnivore who likes to eat both plants and animals. You might find this animal roaming around in the forest or high up in the mountains searching for berries.

O Wolf
O Mountain Lion
O Grizzly Bear
O Black Bear

 
An animal track in the mud.

What animal made this track? This animal is often seen in the sagebrush flats looking for food and you might even see it leap in the air and pounce on its prey. This animal has a disctinctive yip and howl and is often mistaken for another cool animal found in the park.

O Wolf
O Bobcat
O Lynx
O Coyote

Did You Know?

Mt. Moran in July

Did you know that the black stripe, or dike, on the face of Mount Moran is 150 feet wide and extends six or seven miles westward? The black dike was once molten magma that squeezed into a crack when the rocks were deep underground, and has since been lifted skyward by movement on the Teton fault.