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    Grand Teton

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  • 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 »

  • Avalanche hazards exist in the park

    Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www.jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »

  • Bears emerging from hibernation

    Bears are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Travel in groups of three of more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay at least 100 yards from bears. More »

Closing Dates of Visitor Services for 2013 Season

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Date: September 3, 2013
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393

Visitor services at Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway will begin to wind down for the 2013 season. Scheduled closure dates for September, October and November include:

SEPTEMBER CLOSURES 
Campgrounds
Lizard Creek -- September 2
Colter Bay -- September 22
Jenny Lake -- September 29                      
Flagg Ranch -- September 30                        
Ranger Stations & Visitor Centers
Jenny Lake Ranger Station -- September 8                            
LSR Preserve Center -- September 22                         
Jenny Lake Visitor Center -- September 23

OCTOBER & NOVEMBER CLOSURES 
Campgrounds
Gros Ventre -- October 4                                    
Signal Mountain -- October 13                                  
Ranger Stations & Visitor Centers
Colter Bay Visitor Center -- October 14                                
Craig Thomas Visitor Center -- November 3                           
Entrance Stations
Granite Canyon, Moose & Moran -- October 31                           
Road Closures 
Teton Park Road & Moose-Wilson Road -- October 31

CONCESSIONER CLOSURES 
Colter Bay Village Cabins & RV Park -- September 27  
Headwaters Lodge & Cabins -- September 30                     
Jenny Lake Boating -- September 30                      
Jenny Lake Lodge -- October 6
Jackson Lake Lodge -- October 6
Signal Mountain Lodge -- October 13                                
Triangle X Ranch -- Mid October

For detailed information, please phone 307.739.3300, or consult the park's newspaper, Grand Teton Guide, online at www.nps.gov.grte. The winter operations schedule will be announced in December.

Did You Know?

Aspen tree bark close-up

Did you know that the bark on Aspen trees looks green because it contains chlorophyll? Aspen bark is photosynthetic, a process that allows a plant to make energy from the sun, and helps the tree flourish during the short growing season.