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 »
Multi-use Pathway Closures
Intermittent closures of the park Multi-use Pathway System will occur through mid-October during asphalt sealing and safety improvement work. Pathway sections will reopen as work is completed. Follow the link for a map and more information. More »
Moose-Wilson Road Status
The Moose-Wilson Road between the Death Canyon Road and the Murie Center Road is currently open to all traffic. The road may re-close at any time due to wildlife activity. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. 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 Jenny and Leigh Lakes are named for the fur trapper “Beaver” Dick Leigh and his wife Jenny (not pictured)? Beaver Dick and Jenny assisted the Hayden party that explored the region in 1872. This couple impressed the explorers to the extent that they named the lakes in their honor.