• 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 »

Concessioner Guide Resources

This page is a starting point for guides who are looking to learn more about interpretation and/or the cultural and natural resources of Grand Teton National Park. This page does not list all of the resources available about these topic areas. It simply suggests several resources that will help you start or continue your research about the park and interpretation. Again, this page is merely a starting point for what could be a lifetime or just a summer of study. If you have found a great book that you would like to share with others, please send us your suggestions e-mail us.

NPS Interpretive Training on line courses
Interpretation 101
Creation of GTNP
Teton Profile
Geology of GTNP
Wolf versus Coyote Comparison
Black Bear versus Grizzly Bear Comparison
Wrangler Interpretive plan
Mountain Guide Interpretive Plan
River Guide Interpretive Plan
Road-based Tour Guide Plan
Snowmobile Guide Interpretive Plan

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.