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 »
Mountains of the Imagination
Rising above a scene rich with extraordinary wildlife, pristine lakes, and alpine terrain, the Teton Range stands monument to the people who fought to protect it. These are mountains of the imagination. Mountains that led to the creation of Grand Teton National Park where you can explore over two hundred miles of trails, float the Snake River or enjoy the serenity of this remarkable place.
Planning Your Visit
Explore our website to learn about park activities, camping and lodging, permits, travel information and operating hours.Read More
Safety in Bear Country
Both black and grizzly bears call the park home. Learn what precautions you should take while hiking, camping and traveling through bear country.Read More
Looking for a Campsite?
Five campgrounds in the park provide on a first-come, first-served basis; or get a permit for a backcountry camping adventure.Read More
String Lake eHike
Visit String Lake at the base of the majestic Teton Range from anywhere! Explore the elements of earth, wind, water and fire that shape this gem.Read More
Park rangers provide a wide variety of activities for park visitors including hikes, slide shows, children's activities and wildlife viewing.Read More
Grand Teton National Park is often in the national and international spotlight. View news releases and the park newspaper to stay abreast of events.Read More
Grand Teton Association
Grand Teton Association is our cooperating association that publishes and sells educational materials you may find useful for trip planning.Read More
Connect to your park - Go Digital!
Keep in touch. Access wireless internet at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, view video podcasts, or join us on Facebook and Twitter.Read More
Free Park Iphone App
Download the official Grand Teton National Park Iphone app to take essential park information with you wherever you go during your visit.Read More
Did You Know?
Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.