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 »
Area Closure in effect in the Elk Ranch area
A temporary area closure is in effect in the Elk Ranch Area to protect wildlife during the denning and young-rearing period. Follow the link for a map of the closed area. 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 Uinta ground squirrels, sometimes mistaken for prairie dogs, hibernate up to eight months a year? These animals leave their burrows in March or April to inhabit the sagebrush flats, but may return by the end of July.