• 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 »

  • 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 »

Other Resources

Explore the following links to educational Websites and learn about Grand Teton National Park and its geology, plants, animals, and more!

Electronic Field Trip
Ball State University has partnered with the National Park Service to present electronic field trips. Kids grades 3-8 are invited to learn about ecosystems. Visit: http://www.bsu.edu/eft/home2/20current.htm

Grand Teton National Park
Become a Junior Ranger. Ask about this special program just for kids when you visit the park or click on The Grand Adventure link below for fun activities.

Geology of Grand Teton National Park
Park Fact Sheet, park acreage, statistics, wildlife, etc.
The Grand Adventure, a newspaper for kids with fun activities.
Color a Picture, a coloring page for kids.
Student Bibliography, a list of books to help you learn about the park.

Connecting Kids to Nature

Outside in Nature: http://www.nwf.org/Get-Outside.aspx

Fire
Fire Education & Prevention in the park and Bridger-Teton National Forest: fire facts, management, and prevention information.

General
Web Rangers! Cool, interactive programs and activities available online. A National Park Service Website with educational games for kids.
Learn NPS: The Learning Place, a Web resource for kids and teachers.
Kids on the Web, U.S. Department of Interior Webpage for kids with links to other agencies, such as the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the U.S. Geological Survey.
Kids Planet, activities and games for kids and curriculum for teachers in Spanish and English

Geology
Teaching Geology with national park examples, a resource for teachers.
Teaching About Air Resources with national park examples, a resource for teachers.
Geology Tour of national parks, a resource for teachers and students arranged by geology subject and park.
Geology of Grand Teton National Park

History

Teaching with Historic Places, a resource for teachers.

Plants
Celebrating Wildflowers, educational links for teachers and students, featuring wildflower artwork by kids.

Wolves
Scholastic: Gray Wolves of Yellowstone, educational information about wolves, as well as learning activities for kids on many topics and lesson plans for teachers.

Did You Know?

Tetons from Hurricane Pass, KF

Did you know that Grand Teton National Park was established in both 1929 and 1950? The original 1929 park protected the mountain peaks and the lakes near the base. The boundaries were later expanded in 1950 to include much of the adjacent valley floor.