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 the area around Baxter's Pinnacle
An area closure is in effect around Baxter's Pinnacle to protect nesting peregrine falcons. This closure precludes any climbs of Baxter's Pinnacle and usage of the walk-off gully. This closure will be in effect through 8-15-2013. More »
Grand Teton National Park has a number of multimedia presentations. To view our different offerings, click on the links below.
Park Videos are movies that cover a variety of topics produced for the park.
Podcasts are audio slide-shows that include topics such as geology, wildlife safety and viewing, and trip planning. Also, enjoy the perspective of the Schneckenburger Elementary from Louisiana.
Video Rivers capture a bird's eye view of the park. These videos are a key element of the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center.
Interactive Panoramas allow the user to pan across the park's landscape from different vantage points.
Audio Descriptions provide folks with limited vision a perspective of the park's historic wayside signs.
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.