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 »
Moose-Wilson Road Closure
The Moose-Wilson Road between Death Canyon Junction north to the intersection with the Murie Center Road is temporarily closed to motor vehicles, bicycles, skating, skateboards and similar devices. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. 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 »
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 pronghorns are the fastest mammals in the western hemisphere? They can run up to 70 mph, but do not like to jump fences! In the summer, pronghorn live along Antelope Flats Road, but in fall they migrate almost 200 miles to central Wyoming.