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 »
Teachers, you can work in the summer as a Park Ranger in Grand Teton National Park or many other parks throughout the country. After your exciting experience, bring new enthusiasm, information, and ideas back to your classroom.
For the local contact or to apply for a Teacher-to-Ranger-to-Teacher position during the summer at Grand Teton National Park, download the application brochure.
Mail to: Teacher Ranger Teacher, Grand Teton National Park, PO Drawer 170, Moose, WY 83012
For more information on professional credit for this program: http://teacherrangerteacher.org/credit.php
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.