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 »
Visit NPS Fire & Aviation Management for information on National Park Service fire jobs. The site includes general employment information, job descriptions, job announcements, and application forms.
Visit tetonfires.com for Grand Teton National Park specific current job openings.
This program provides excellent job opportunities to work within an interagency operation and interact with the local community.
These jobs may include:
For additional information, please contact the Fire Management Office at (307) 739-3311.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Uinta ground squirrels, sometimes mistaken for prairie dogs, hibernate up to eight months a year? These animals leave their burrows in March or April to inhabit the sagebrush flats, but may return by the end of July.