• 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 »

Distance Learning

Grand Teton is an amazing place with an extreme climate, dramatic scenery and diverse wildlife, all of which might be very different from where you live. This presents a wonderful educational opportunity for your students. If you can't bring your class to Grand Teton, bring Grand Teton into your classroom! We offer free, interactive programs that you and your students can participate in using Skype. If you would like to use Grand Teton distance learning to enhance your curriculum, please see our offerings below.
  • Elk grazing in the snow

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    Snow Desk

    Rangers broadcast to classrooms bringing unique Grand Teton stories and science to students. Explore »

Did You Know?

Close-up of a lodgepole pine cone

Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.