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 the area around Baxter's Pinnacle
An area closure is in effect around Baxter's Pinnacle to protect nesting peregrine falcons. This closure precludes any climbs of Baxter's Pinnacle and usage of the walk-off gully. This closure will be in effect through 8-15-2013. More »
The following links will take you to planning projects in Grand Teton National Park, including Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), Environmental Assessments (EAs), management plans, and decision documents, such as Findings of No Significant Impact (FONSIs) and Records of Decision (RODs). A glossary of these terms is found on the Glossary of Planning Terms page. A number of these documents are in PDF format and require Adobe Acrobat Reader, available free online, to be viewed or printed. You can download Adobe Acrobat Reader here.
PEPC - Planning, Environment, and Public Comment
Many of our ongoing planning projects 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.
Moose-Wilson Corridor Comprehensive Management Plan
Information on the Moose Wilson Comprehensive Corridor Management plan can be found here. Additional documents may be found on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) web page by following this link.
Jenny Lake Renewal Plan
Information on the Jenny Lake Renewal plan can be found on the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) website by following this link.
Snake River Comprehensive River Management Plan
Documents related to the Snake River Comprehensive River Management Plan can be found here.
Documents related to the Transportation Plan for Grand Teton National Park can be found here.
Documents related to winter use in Grand Teton National Park can be found on the Park Planning Archives page. Information on Winter Use in Yellowstone National Park can be found on the Yellowstone Winter Use page. Information on snowmobiles allowed in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks can be found on the Best Available Technology (BAT) list page.
Plans currently seeking Public Comment or on Public Review
Please check the NPS Planning, Environment and Public Comment (PEPC) page for documents open for comment.
Completed Planning Projects
Information on completed planning projects can be found on the Park Planning Archives page.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the bark on Aspen trees looks green because it contains chlorophyll? Aspen bark is photosynthetic, a process that allows a plant to make energy from the sun, and helps the tree flourish during the short growing season.