Seasonal road closures in effect
Seasonal road closures are in effect for motorized vehicles. The Teton Park Road is closed from the Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed from the Granite Canyon Trailhead to the Death Canyon Road. More »
Avalanche hazards exist in the park
Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www:jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »
Recommended Reads for Guides
The following books are recommending reading materials for guides. To purchase these books online visit the Grand Teton Association bookstore.
The Natural World of Jackson Hole. An Ecological Primer, by Tim W. Clark
For Everything There is a Season, by Dr. Frank C. Craighead Jr.
Grand Teton - The Official National Park Handbook.
A Place Called Jackson Hole, by John Daugherty, with contributions by Stephanie Crockett, William H. Goetzmann, and Reynold G. Jackson.
Interpreting the Landscape, by John M. Good and Kenneth L. Pierce.
Creation of the Teton Landscape, by David Love, John Reed, and Kenneth Pierce.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Uinta ground squirrels, sometimes mistaken for prairie dogs, hibernate up to eight months a year? These animals leave their burrows in March or April to inhabit the sagebrush flats, but may return by the end of July.