• 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 »

  • Moose-Wilson Road Closure

    The Moose-Wilson Road between Death Canyon Junction north to the intersection with the Murie Center Road is temporarily closed to motor vehicles, bicycles, skating, skateboards and similar devices. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »

  • Multi-use Pathway Closures

    Intermittent closures of the park Multi-use Pathway System will occur through mid-October during asphalt sealing and safety improvement work. Pathway sections will reopen as work is completed. Follow the link for a map and more information. More »

Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center

Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center

Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center

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The Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center (CTDVC) offers trip planning, weather, permits and camping information. Learn more about the CTDVC here.

  • Rangers lead a variety of programs throughout the day including a hike to Taggart Lake, a stroll to the Murie Ranch, a tour of Menor's Ferry, a number of short presentations and an evening slide show. Please refer to the park newspaper for current schedules.
  • Become a Junior Ranger of any age! Either complete a worksheet and one ranger-led program, or during the summer attend a Jr. Ranger program limited to 8-12 year olds.
  • Enjoy modern displays that explore the themes of place, people, preservation and mountaineering. A raised relief map of the park provides a birds-eye-view of the valley, canyons, lakes and peaks. Follow peak identifiers inlaid in the floor to view your favorite peak. Watch a 24-minute high-definition movie Grand Teton National Park: Life on the Edge by Discovery Communications, Inc., or take a stroll along the Video Rivers.
  • Visit the permits desk for backpacking information and permits, or to purchase a boat permit.

Did You Know?

Aspen tree bark close-up

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.