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 »
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 19, 2014 Compendium Amendment: Elk Ranch Area 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 Grand Teton National Park was established in both 1929 and 1950? The original 1929 park protected the mountain peaks and the lakes near the base. The boundaries were later expanded in 1950 to include much of the adjacent valley floor.