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 »
Moose-Wilson Road Closure
The Moose-Wilson Road between Death Canyon Junction north to the intersection with the Murie Center Road is temporarily closed to motor vehicles, bicycles, skating, skateboards and similar devices. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »
The Multi-use Pathway will be closed from the Gros Ventre Bridge to the Snake River Bridge starting on September 15, 2014 due to construction. Construction on this section of pathway is expected to be completed by October 13, 2014.
Search Underway for Missing Person Aleksandr Sagiev
Contact: Public Affairs Office, 307.739.3393
Teton County Sheriff's Office and Grand Teton National Park initiated a unified command action to coordinate a County/Park searchfor a missing person today, August 20. Aleksandr Sagiev, age 21, of Russia was last seen at 1 pm on Sunday, August 17 in Moose, Wyoming using his cell phone near the bar at Dornan's Pizza &Pasta Restaurant.
Aleksandr Sagiev has black hair and brown eyes, stands approximately 5'7" tall and weighs 155 pounds. When last seen, Sagiev was wearing tan shorts and a camouflage shirt. He may also be wearing a metallic blue jacket with the words "Sochi" on it.
If anyone has information regarding Sagiev's whereabouts, please contact Teton Interagency Dispatch Center at 307.739.3301.
Did You Know?
Did you know that pikas harvest grasses so they can survive the long cold winter? These small members of the rabbit family do not hibernate, but instead store their harvest as “haystacks” under rocks in the alpine environment.