• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • 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 »

Fire Management

Fire has been a part of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem for thousands of years. Its presence is important for wildlife habitat, nutrient recycling, plant diversity, and overall landscape health. Fire managers at Grand Teton National Park seek to strike a balance between restoring and maintaining natural processes associated with fire, and protecting human life and property.

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Fire News
Current news releases on fire incidents



Fire Stories
Highlights of fire management programs

Fire Jobs
Available positions & application processes



Prescribed Fire
Prescribed fire as a management tool


Interagency Fire Management
Interagency partnership profile



Fire Plans & Policies
Policies guiding NPS fire management activities


Fire Education and Information
Web links to fire education topics


www.tetonfires.com
Interagency fire news


Fire Prevention
Tips to reduce human-caused fires in the park


National Interagency Fire Center
Current and archived wildland fire information


NPS Fire & Aviation Management
National Park Service fire information

Did You Know?

Pika with a mouth full of grass

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.