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 »
Moose-Wilson Road Closure
The Moose-Wilson Road between Death Canyon Junction north to the intersection with the Murie Center Road is temporarily closed to motor vehicles, bicycles, skating, skateboards and similar devices. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. 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 »
“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 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.