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 »
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 »
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 the black stripe, or dike, on the face of Mount Moran is 150 feet wide and extends six or seven miles westward? The black dike was once molten magma that squeezed into a crack when the rocks were deep underground, and has since been lifted skyward by movement on the Teton fault.