• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

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  • Seasonal road closures in effect

    Seasonal road closures are in effect for motorized vehicles. The Teton Park Road is closed from the Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed from the Granite Canyon Trailhead to the Death Canyon Road. More »

  • Avalanche hazards exist in the park

    Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www.jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »

  • Bears emerging from hibernation

    Bears are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Travel in groups of three of more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay at least 100 yards from bears. More »

Schneckenburger Elementary School Podcasts

The podcasts below are brought to you by the Fifth Grade students at Schneckenburger Elementary from the Jefferson Parish Public School System in Louisiana. These podcasts were developed in partnership with Grand Teton National Park Rangers in the Division of Interpretation. If you think a project like this would be a fun thing to do in your school, let your teacher know!

New for 2011: The Schneckenburger Elementary students have created slideshows with narration. Learn about bighorn sheep, cougars, coyotes, marmots, pikas, and wolverines. more>>

 
close-up of bison in grass

Copyright: Dan Ng Photograph

BISON (Bison bison)

Click here to learn about bison, the largest animal found in Grand Teton National Park, through the voices of the Schneckenburger Elementary School students.

 
Black bear standing on a fence post

BLACK BEAR (Ursus americanus)

Click here to learn about black bears in Grand Teton National Park through the voices of the Schneckenburger Elementary School students. There are more than 100 black bears in the park.

 
Two gray wolves run in the snow

GRAY WOLVES (Canis lupus)

Click here to learn about gray wolves in Grand Teton National Park through the voices of the Schneckenburger Elementary School students. Wolves were re-introduced into Yellowstone National Park. Some of these wolves came to Grand Teton National Park, forming new wolf packs.
 
A grizzly bear walks through snow.

GRIZZLY BEARS (Ursus arctos horribilis)

Click here to learn about grizzly bears in Grand Teton National Park through the voices of the Schneckenburger Elementary School students. Grizzly bears were once only found in the northern part of the park. Now they roam throughout the park.

 
Close-up photo of a bull moose with full rack.

MOOSE (Alces alces)

Click here to learn about moose in Grand Teton National Park through the voices of the Schneckenburger Elementary School students. Have you ever heard of a mangy moose? Moose look very mangy during the spring because they are shedding their winter coats.

 
A pronghorn stands in fall grass

PRONGHORN (Antilocapra americana)

Click here to learn about pronghorn in Grand Teton National Park through the voices of the Schneckenburger Elementary School students. The pronghorn is the fastest land mammal in North America. The pronghorn who summer in the park have the second longest migration route of any land animal in North America.

Did You Know?

Tetons from the north, photo by Erin Himmel

Did you know that a large fault lies at the base of the Teton Range? Every few thousand years earthquakes up to a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter Scale signal movement on the Teton fault, lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley floor downward.