• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • 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 »

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?

Pronghorn

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.