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 »
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 until the 1890s no one had settled on the west bank of the Snake River in the central part of Jackson Hole? William “Bill” Menor built a ferry at Moose to shuttle patrons across the river, the only reliable crossing point between Wilson and Moran.