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 »
Area Closure in effect in the Elk Ranch area
A temporary area closure is in effect in the Elk Ranch Area to protect wildlife during the denning and young-rearing period. Follow the link for a map of the closed area. More »
Take a closer look at some of Grand Teton's awe-inspiring scenery. Click on the links to view Quicktime VR panoramic images. The file will open in a new window (you may need to accept pop-ups for this web page in order to view the file or hold down the CTRL button as you click the link). Click and drag on the image to explore the photograph up to 360 degrees. Use the + and - buttons to zoom in and out.
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If you enjoy exploring these photographs, visit our friends at Glacier National Park for more stunning scenery in the same format. more>>
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.