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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 »

  • Area closure in effect for trails in the Jenny Lake Area

    A temporary area closure will be in effect for several trails in the Jenny Lake area due to construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material. The closure will last from October 27 through October 30, and possibly longer. 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 »

Park Planning Archives

PEPC - Planning, Environment, and Public Comment
Many of our archived planning documents are now found on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) web page. Please click on the PEPC link (http://parkplanning.nps.gov) if you do not find what you need below.

For documents not found on the PEPC web site you may find the document below. For the document that you are interested in click on the document name. The documents listed below are arranged by year and project title. This is not a comprehensive list of completed projects. You may be able to find the project you are interested by visiting the PEPC web page.


Most of the planning documents for projects completed in 2012 can be found on the PEPC web page.

Colter Bay Visitor Services Plan
Colter Bay Visitor Services Plan FOSI
Colter Bay Visitor Services Plan EA
Colter Bay Visitor Services Plan Letter


No planning documents were completed this year.


Jackson Hole Airport Agreement Extension
Jackson Hole Airport 2009 Annual Report
Jackson Hole Airport Final EIS
Jackson Hole Airport Extension Agreement, ROD
Jackson Hole Airport Final EIS
Jackson Hole Airport Final EIS Letter
Jackson Hole Airport Soundscape

Moose Headquarters Rehabilitation - Site Work
Moose Headquarters Rehabilitation EA FONSI
Moose Headquarters Rehabilitation EA News Release
Moose Headquarters Rehabilitation Letter
Moose Headquarters Rehabilitation EA
Moose Headquarters EA Statement of Findings


Gros Ventre Campground Rehabilitation
Gros Ventre Campground Rehabilitation FOSI
Gros Ventre Campground Rehabilitation EA
Gros Ventre Campground Rehabilitation Letter
Gros Ventre Campground Rehabilitation news release

Winter Use
Please check the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) page for documents related to Winter Use.


No planning documents were completed this year.


Bison and Elk Management Plan

Bison and Elk Management Plan EIS
Additional Documents

Transportation Plan
Documents related to the Transportation Plan for Grand Teton National Park can be found here.


Recreation in the Greater Yellowstone Area
Interagency Technical Report, 2006
Title/Table of Contents, Executive Summary, condition map, recreational opportunities map.


General Management Plan (GMP)
Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)
In 2005, Grand Teton National Park began preparing for the multi-year process of creating a new General Management Plan (GMP) for Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. This effort focuses on the mission of the units and create a vision of future desired conditions regarding resource preservation, opportunities for visitor use, facilities and operations, and coordination with partners. It will provide the framework for park management decisions for the next 15-20 years. The park will not receive funding to officially start the GMP and do public scoping/workshops until FY09 at the earliest.


White Grass Ranch Rehabilitation and Adaptive Use
Environmental Assessment (EA)
For more information reference: news release, scoping notice, environmental assessment part 1, environmental assessment part 2, FONSI

Fire Management Plan (FMP)

Environmental Assessment (EA)
For more information visit http://www.nps.gov/grte/parkmgmt/fireplans.htm. Fire Management Plan EA 3.6 mb; FONSI

Teton Science School Rehabilitation and Improvement of Infrastructure
Environmental Assessment (EA)
Environmental assessment, FONSI

Spring Gulch Road Employee Housing Project
Environmental Assessment (EA)
News release, scoping notice

Adaptive Use of Lucas/Fabian Property
2003 scoping notice, cancellation notice

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.