• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • 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 »

Wildlife Viewing Videos

 

 

 

 
Grizzly Bear

Grizzly bear searching for army cutworm moths.

Yellowstone Grizzly Bears: A Success Story

Yellowstone Grizzly Bears: A Success Story

Click on the link above to watch this video produced by Wyoming Game and Fish highlighting grizzly bears recovery in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. The once dwindling population of bears occupying Idaho, Montana and Wyoming has been steadily increasing since 1981, when recovery acts under the Endangered Species Act began. Years of collaboration and cooperation by multiple state and federal agencies - as well as public participation - contributed to the success of the species recovery.

Did You Know?

Beaver Dick Leigh and his family.

Did you know that Jenny and Leigh Lakes are named for the fur trapper “Beaver” Dick Leigh and his wife Jenny (not pictured)? Beaver Dick and Jenny assisted the Hayden party that explored the region in 1872. This couple impressed the explorers to the extent that they named the lakes in their honor.