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 »
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.