• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • Seasonal road closures in effect

    Seasonal road closures are in effect for motorized vehicles. The Teton Park Road is closed from the Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed from the Granite Canyon Trailhead to the Death Canyon Road. More »

  • Avalanche hazards exist in the park

    Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www.jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »

  • Bears emerging from hibernation

    Bears are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Travel in groups of three of more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay at least 100 yards from bears. More »

Laws & Policies

As of February 22, 2010 new firearms regulations apply. Click on the firearms link for more information.

Grand Teton National Park Superintendent's Compendium

May 15, 2013 Superintendent's Compendium 2013

 

To read the legislation that established Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Park click on the links below.

Grand Teton National Park Act, September 14, 1950 (64 Stat. 849)

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, August 25, 1972 (Public Law 92-404)

Did You Know?

Close-up of a lodgepole pine cone

Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.