Seasonal road closures in effect
Seasonal road closures are in effect for motorized vehicles. The Teton Park Road is closed from the Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed from the Granite Canyon Trailhead to the Death Canyon Road. More »
Avalanche hazards exist in the park
Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www.jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »
Bears emerging from hibernation
Bears are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Travel in groups of three of more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay at least 100 yards from bears. 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 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.