• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • 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 effect for trails in the Jenny Lake Area

    A temporary area closure will be in effect for several trails in the Jenny Lake area due to construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material. The closure will last from October 27 through October 30, and possibly longer. 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 »

  • Moose-Wilson Road Status

    The Moose-Wilson Road between the Death Canyon Road and the Murie Center Road is currently open to all traffic. The road may re-close at any time due to wildlife activity. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »

2006 news releases

December
12/29 New Year’s Resolution: Slow Down and Be Alert for Wildlife on Park Roads
12/11 Winter Season Activities to Begin
12/04 Advance Backcountry Reservations for 2007

November
11/20 Yellowstone/Grand Teton Draft Winter Use Plan Out for Technical Review
11/06 Fees Waived for Veterans on November 11, 2006

October
10/30 Seasonal Road Closures
10/06 Park Co-Hosts Wellness Week Activities

September
09/26 Two Elk Poachers Caught in Park
09/26 Grand Teton and Yellowstone Celebrate National Public Lands Day
09/22 Prescribed Burns Planned for Fall, Interagency News Release
09/22 Fire Restrictions Lifted
09/19 Final Environmental Impact Statement released for GTNP Transportation Plan
09/18 Facilities Closing Dates
09/07 Vehicle Collision Results in Fatality
09/06 Interagency Fire Managers Increase Fire Danger Rating to Extreme

August
08/31 Motorist Cautioned to be Alert for Bears near Park Roadways
08/28 Fall Ranger-led Program Schedule Released
08/24 Survey Fire Discovered in Berry Creek Drainage
08/22 Head-on Collision Causes Injuries to Ten Vehicle Occupants
08/21 Motorcycle Accident Results in a Fatality
08/21 Hechtman Fire on the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Parkway
08/17 Bicyclist Seriously Injured While Riding Near Jenny Lake
08/15 Grizzly Bear Killed by Vehicle
08/08 Safety & Sobriety Checkpoints Scheduled
08/08 Horseback Riders Rescued from Granite Canyon
08/06 Injured Exum Guide Rescued
08/01 Menor's Ferry in Operation

July
07/31 Injured Climber Flown from Garnet Canyon
07/28 Human-Caused Fire Started on Park Boundary
07/26 Chip Seal Projects Scheduled on Park Roads
07/25 Road Work to Close Moose-Wilson Road for Twenty-Six Hours
07/23 Park Rangers Rescue Injured Climber from Garnet Canyon
07/19 Food-Conditioned Black Bear Euthanized
07/18 Interagency News Release: Pilgrim Fire & High Fire Danger
07/13 Temporary Closure of Pacific Creek Landing
07/11 Injured Climber Flown from Death Canyon
07/11 Cyclist Collides with Parked Van

June
06/29 Fire Danger Elevated to Moderate
06/27 Injured Climber Evacuated from Garnet Canyon
06/13 Dead Wolf Found in Grand Teton National Park
06/12 Fuels Reduction Project Underway on Death Canyon Road
06/08 Cattle Drive to Cause Temporary Traffic Delay
06/07 Moose Charges Visitors near Colter Bay Visitor Center
06/06 Further Update on Snake River Accident
06/03 Update on Boating Accident
06/02 Boating Accident Occurs on the Snake River

May
05/31 Grand Teton Lodge Co. Selected for Concession Contract
05/30 National Historic Landmark Dedication Planned for Murie Ranch
05/22 American Indian Guest Artists Program Schedule for 2006
05/16 Local Resident Dies While Driving Through Grand Teton
05/15 Annual Spring Clean-Up Scheduled
05/15 Bears Emerge From Hibernation
05/01 Second Boyd Evison Graduate Fellowship Awarded
05/01 Park Celebrates International Migratory Bird Day

April
04/25 Facilities and Services Opening Dates

March
03/27 Park Celebrates National Park Week With Grouse Watching Trips
03/23 Teton Park Road Opens for Annual Spring Activities
03/13 Grand Teton Recruits for 2006 Youth Conservation Program
03/06 Annual Snow Plowing Begins on Teton Park Road
03/03 Injured Climber Rescued From Garnet Canyon

February
02/27 New Backcountry Reservation System Implemented
02/24 Search Conducted for Lost Skiers in Teton Backcountry
02/22 Injured Skier Rescued Near Taggart Lake
02/16 Fee Increases Set for Grand Teton National Park
02/13 Search Conducted for Lost Snowshoer in Granite Canyon
02/10 Launch of Electronic Field Trip on Birds of Prey
02/10 Winter Bison Count taken by GTNP and NER
02/08 Park Highway Temporarily Closed Due Accident & Diesel Spill

January
01/27 SAR in Granite Canyon for Overdue Skier

Did You Know?

Tetons from Hurricane Pass, KF

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.