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    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 »

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?

Mt. Moran in July

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.