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 »
Pilgrim Creek Road Closed June 11-14 for Construction
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393
The Pilgrim Creek Road between Jackson Lake Lodge and Colter Bay Village will be closed to all public access Tuesday, June 11 through Friday, June 14 while a contractor hauls gravel and stages it along the side of the unpaved road.
Work on this project will begin in early July, when the road gets covered with approximately four inches of new gravel. This work is necessary to maintain a serviceable roadbed. During spring runoff the road gets washed out, degrading conditions over time.
Park visitors are advised to plan ahead if they intended to travel on the Pilgrim Creek Road. To alert motorists of the road closure, there will be marked barricades shortly after the unpaved road begins. Parking will not be permitted between the main park road and the marked barricades.
Roadwork schedules may change, or be delayed, due to weather, equipment malfunction or other extenuating circumstances.
For current road conditions, contact the Grand Teton road information hotline at 307.739.3614.
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.