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 »
Whether you want to relive a previous hike around String Lake, or you've never hiked there and want to get an idea of what it's like, this virtual tour is the way to go. It offers a glimpse into the wonders of Grand Teton National Park-the elements of the landscape, earth, wind, water, fire and you. You control the experience within our virtual hike with pictures, sounds and videos.
All these options come with a price, however-large file size. High-speed Internet access is recommended for viewing the full version of our virtual tour, which may take some time to download. You will also need to have a plug-in installed on your computer - Adobe Flash Player. We hope you enjoy your virtual visit to Grand Teton National Park. Please contact us if you have any problems or comments about our virtual tour. Please check back on this page as we hope to add new virtual tours soon!
Click here to begin the String Lake eHike.
e-Xperience the Moose-Wilson corridor
The Moose-Wilson corridor comprises about 10,300 acres in the southwest corner of the park. This exceptional area has a remarkable variety of natural communities, cultural and wilderness resources, and opportunities for visitor enjoyment. Moose-Wilson Road extends 7.7 miles through the area and is the primary access to several park destinations, including Death Canyon and Granite Canyon trailheads, Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve, White Grass Ranch and Murie Ranch historic districts, and Sawmill Ponds overlook. The corridor also provides unmatched wildlife viewing opportunities for a range of iconic large mammal species. Experience the Moose-Wilson corridor any time or any where by visiting our electronic field trip through the corridor. You will learn about some of the highlights through the corridor, things to see and do along the corridor and some of the issues facing this beautiful area in the park. You will need to have a plug-in installed on your computer - Adobe Flash Player. To enjoy your virtual experience of the Moose-Wilson corridor click here.
Did You Know?
Did you know that the bark on Aspen trees looks green because it contains chlorophyll? Aspen bark is photosynthetic, a process that allows a plant to make energy from the sun, and helps the tree flourish during the short growing season.