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 »
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 »
Moose-Wilson Road Status
The Moose-Wilson Road between the Death Canyon Road and the Murie Center Road is currently open to all traffic. The road may re-close at any time due to wildlife activity. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. 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 the black stripe, or dike, on the face of Mount Moran is 150 feet wide and extends six or seven miles westward? The black dike was once molten magma that squeezed into a crack when the rocks were deep underground, and has since been lifted skyward by movement on the Teton fault.