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 »
The Business Resources Branch issues Commercial Use Authorizations (CUAs) for Hunt Outfitters in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Any outfitter or guide who holds a valid license from the Wyoming State Board of Outfitters and Professional Guides is eligible to apply for a CUA. A CUA is required to outfit and guide hunts in Grand Teton National Park and/or the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. It is each CUA holder's responsibility to know and understand the conditions of the authorization and all applicable Wyoming Game and Fish and National Park Service regulations that apply. There is currently no moose, wolf or bison hunting allowed in the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Only elk hunting is allowed in Grand Teton National Park under the Elk Reduction Program.
CUA Hunt Outfitter Application Materials:
Did You Know?
Did you know that a large fault lies at the base of the Teton Range? Every few thousand years earthquakes up to a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter Scale signal movement on the Teton fault, lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley floor downward.