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 »
“Tails from the Tetons” Electronic Field Trip
-Play hi-tech, entertaining, and educational games
-Watch ‘webisodes’ on a variety of park-related topics ranging from animal tracks to geology to fire ecology
-Access teacher-created lessons and activities to use in your classroom
-View the exciting live broadcast, which aired across the country from Grand Teton National Park in October of 2007.
For more information about Electronic Field Trips: http://www.bsu.edu/eft/home2/11whatIsAnEFT.htm
Did You Know?
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.