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 »
Our park newspaper, the Grand Teton Guide, provides visitors with a wealth of information about park activities, lodging, services and other important notices. Each vehicle entering through the park's entrance booths will receive one newspaper, or you may download the latest Grand Teton Guide here. For park newspaper's from previous years, you may view them here.You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view these files. Go to the Adobe web site.
Did You Know?
Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.