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 »
Garnet Canyon Closed to Public Entry on Saturday - April 23
Contact: Jackie Skaggs, 307.739.3393
April 22, 2011
4:30 p.m.Garnet Canyon will be close to public entry on Saturday, April 23 to conduct ongoing search operations.This closure is necessary to allow for avalanche control work, and to minimize contamination (fresh human scent) of the search area for the K9 teams.We appreciate your compliance with this temporary closure.
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.