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 »
Park partners help Grand Teton National Park accomplish a variety of projects, educate the public about park resources and provide services that could not be provided by park staff. In 2007, the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center opened in Moose. The National Park Service in partnership with the Grand Teton National Park Foundation and the Grand Teton Association funded construction of this visitor center. In 2011, the Grand Teton National Park Foundation funded a new auditorium added to the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center.
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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.