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 »
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 »
Wildlife Viewing Videos
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?
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.