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 »
Rangers in the Classroom
Bring the park to your classroom! Grand Teton National Park Rangers can come to your school to present curriculum-based programs for students of all ages. Please contact us for information about the programs we offer and to schedule a visit. We may also be able to work with you to tailor a program to meet the needs of your classroom.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Grand Teton National Park was established in both 1929 and 1950? The original 1929 park protected the mountain peaks and the lakes near the base. The boundaries were later expanded in 1950 to include much of the adjacent valley floor.