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 »
Multi-use Pathway Closures
Intermittent closures of the park Multi-use Pathway System will occur through mid-October during asphalt sealing and safety improvement work. Pathway sections will reopen as work is completed. Follow the link for a map and more information. More »
Moose-Wilson Road Status
The Moose-Wilson Road between the Death Canyon Road and the Murie Center Road is currently open to all traffic. The road may re-close at any time due to wildlife activity. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. 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
Superintendent's Compendium 2014 July 1, 2014
Compendium Amendment Moose-Wilson Closure September 11, 2014
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 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.