• 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 »

Field Trips

A field trip to Grand Teton National Park can enhance curriculum and get your students excited about national parks and wild places! Park rangers will guide your students through the amazing ecology, geology, and history of the park. We offer free education programs all year on a variety of topics. For a list of topics follow this link. Below you will find a more detailed description of our most popular winter field trips - snowshoes and pristine winter environment provided! To reserve a date for any field trip, please e-mail our field trip coordinator - e-mail us or call 307-739-3349. Whether you are with a park ranger or exploring with your students on a self-guided trip, you will need an education fee waiver to enter any areas of the park that are beyond the entrance stations.

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  • Grand Teton National Park

    Weather Wonders

    Weather Wonders

    What lives under the snow? Teaching scientific inquiry is easy when students are curious, and the dramatic Teton range and valley will certainly pique their curiosity. Students use a variety of tools to explore and gather data about winter habitat and snow. This snowshoe hike will have a variety of stops along the way, including an indoor stop to warm up. Program lasts approximately 4 hours. Snowshoes are available for use during the program.

  • Grand Teton National Park

    Winter Challenge

    Winter Challenge

    Students snowshoe in the footprints of Grand Teton wildlife and use their own inferences and observations to understand animal behaviors and adaptations. Park rangers lead students on this hike, stopping along the way examine for animal tracking, games and experiments that demonstrate how animal characteristics help them extreme winters. Students can warm up inside during group activities. Program lasts approximately 4 hours. Snowshoes are available for loan.

Did You Know?

Bill Menors Ferry

Did you know that until the 1890s no one had settled on the west bank of the Snake River in the central part of Jackson Hole? William “Bill” Menor built a ferry at Moose to shuttle patrons across the river, the only reliable crossing point between Wilson and Moran.