• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

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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 »

2007 News Releases

October
Other archived press releases will be posted in the future.

September
09/26 Two Bull Elk Poached in Grand Teton National Park
09/24 Winter Use Plans Final Environmental Impact Statement Released
09/21 Park to Observe National Public Lands Day
09/18 Facility Closing Dates * Please note that the closing date for Jenny Lake Visitor Center is listed incorrectly on this news release and will close on Friday, September 28, 2007.
09/17 Temporary Closure Planned for Moose-Wilson Road
09/14 Prescribed Fires Planned for Fall
09/14 Park to Begin New E-Field Trip
09/12 Injured Climber Rescued from Symmetry Spire
09/11 Young Male Black Bear Euthanized
09/10 Two New Wildland Fires in Grand Teton NP
09/06 Female Black Bear Euthanized

August
08/31 Black Bear Euthanized
08/30 Two Stranded Climbers Rescued from Grand Teton
08/30 Grand Teton Celebrates SCA's 50th Anniversary
08/27 Reid Fire in Grand Teton NP
08/23 NPS Centennial Proposals Eligible for Matching Funds
08/21 Premiere of New Park Documentary Film
08/16 Injured Climber Rescued from Grand Teton
08/14 Lightning-Caused Fire Near Delta Lake Managed for Resource Benefits
08/13 Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center Dedicated by Grand Teton National Park
08/10 Lightning Ignites Fires in Grand Teton National Park and Bridger-Teton National Forest
08/07 Fire Restrictons Lifted on Public Lands
08/07 Vice President Cheney to Dedicate Grand Teton Visitor Center
08/02 Injured Climber Flown from Lower Saddle

July
07/30 Single Vehicle Accident Results in Fatality
07/30 Park Offers Guided Cell Phone Walks
07/30 Injured Climber Rescued from Mount Moran
07/26 Lightning Ignites Fire in the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway
07/23 Boone Fire Discovered in Grand Teton
07/23 Rangers Conduct Two Rescues
07/23 Grand Teton to Dedicate Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center
07/22 Single Vehicle Rollover Causes Multiple Injuries
07/19 Temporary Closure Planned for Moose-Wilson Road on July 25
07/19 Hermitage Fire in Grand Teton NP
07/18 Ill Climber Evacuated from Garnet Canyon
07/16 Grizzly Bear Cub Killed by Vehicle
07/16 Jogger with Baby Stroller Hit by Vehicle
07/13 New Park Visitor Center Officially Named For Senator Craig Thomas
07/12 Menor's Ferry in Operation at Grand Teton
07/11 Additional Fire Restrictions in Grand Teton
07/08 Thunderstorm Ignites Fires in GTNP
07/08 Hiker Rescued by Helicopter from Granite Canyon
07/06 Backcountry Hiker Rescued from Garnet Canyon
07/05 Fire Danger Rating Elevated to Extreme
07/03 Motorcycle Accident Results in Fatality
07/02 Interagency Fire Restrictions in Effect

January through June
January-June 2007 News Releases, 613 kb, Adobe PDF

Did You Know?

Beaver Dick Leigh and his family.

Did you know that Jenny and Leigh Lakes are named for the fur trapper “Beaver” Dick Leigh and his wife Jenny (not pictured)? Beaver Dick and Jenny assisted the Hayden party that explored the region in 1872. This couple impressed the explorers to the extent that they named the lakes in their honor.