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 »
Laws & Policies
As of February 22, 2010 new firearms regulations apply. Click on the firearms link for more information.
Grand Teton National Park and John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway Superintendent's Compendium
July 1, 2014 Superintendent's Compendium 2014
May 9, 2014 Compendium Amendment: Baxter's Pinnacle Closure
May 19, 2014 Compendium Amendment: Elk Ranch Area Closure
May 29, 2014 Compendium Amendment Coyote Den Closure
To read the legislation that established Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Park click on the links below.
Did You Know?
Did you know that pronghorns are the fastest mammals in the western hemisphere? They can run up to 70 mph, but do not like to jump fences! In the summer, pronghorn live along Antelope Flats Road, but in fall they migrate almost 200 miles to central Wyoming.