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 effect for trails in the Jenny Lake Area
A temporary area closure will be in effect for several trails in the Jenny Lake area due to construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material. The closure will last from October 27 through October 30, and possibly longer. 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 »
Western Center for Historic Preservation Partners
The Western Center for Historic Preservation and the National Park Service are only able to achieve their far-reaching preservation goals through the contributions of several private and public partners. Through volunteerism and financial assistance, the following organizations have played a critical role in the WCHP's success.
Historic Preservation Training Center and the Preservation and Skills Training (PAST) program
(the NTHP has been instrumental in the development of the WCHP and the rehabilitation of the White Grass Dude Ranch. Please visit this site to find out how you can lend financial support to the White Grass Rehabilitation Project).
Wisconsin Teacher Restoration Corp
If you would like to become a partner, please visit our Get Involved page.
Did You Know?
Did you know that a large fault lies at the base of the Teton Range? Every few thousand years earthquakes up to a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter Scale signal movement on the Teton fault, lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley floor downward.