• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • 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.

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?

Tetons from the north, photo by Erin Himmel

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.