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 »
Area Closure in effect in the Elk Ranch area
A temporary area closure is in effect in the Elk Ranch Area to protect wildlife during the denning and young-rearing period. Follow the link for a map of the closed area. 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 pikas harvest grasses so they can survive the long cold winter? These small members of the rabbit family do not hibernate, but instead store their harvest as “haystacks” under rocks in the alpine environment.