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    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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Operating Hours & Seasons

 
Jenny Lake Visitor Center Naturalists at information desk.
Park naturalists provide information and interpretive walks and talks. Stop by a visitor center for events and programs.
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VISITOR CENTERS
Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center (Moose Visitor Center)
2014

Open
April 7 to April 30: 9 am to 5 pm
May 1 to June 3: 8 am to 5 pm
June 4 to September 21: 8 am to 7 pm
September 22 to November 2: 8 am to 5 pm

Closed
November 3, 2014 to March 1, 2015

Phone
(307) 739-3399

Location
Located in Moose 12 miles north of Jackson.

Exhibits
The Discovery Center features natural history exhibits, a relief map of the park, and an introductory video.

Visitor Services
Information, an extensive bookstore, maps, activity schedules, guided walks and talks, mountaineering exhibit, state-of-the-art exhibits, park documentary produced by Discovery Communications, Inc., backcountry camping permits, boat permits, restrooms, telephones, WiFi. A post office is located nearby.

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Colter Bay Visitor Center
2014

Open
May 10 to June 3: 8 am to 5 pm
June 4 to September 1: 8 am to 7 pm
September 2 to October 13: 8 am to 5 pm

Phone
(307) 739-3594

Location
Located 25 miles north of Moose, adjacent to Jackson Lake.

Special Programs
From June through September craft demonstrations and museum tours are offered, as well as other interpretive programs.

Exhibits
Remodeled in 2012, the Colter Bay Visitor Center displays 35 artifacts from the David T. Vernon collection never before on display.

Visitor Services
A large bookstore, information desk, auditorium, telephones, restrooms and backcountry permits.

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Flagg Ranch Information Station
2014

Open
June 2 to September 1: 9 am to 3:30 pm (may be closed for lunch)

Phone
(307) 543-2372

Location
Located 16 miles north of Colter Bay on Highway 89/191/287.

Exhibits
This log cabin features an exhibit on John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Visitor Services
As you leave Yellowstone National Park, stop by for trip planning and trail information. Facilities include a small bookstore, restrooms and a telephone outside.

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Jenny Lake Visitor Center
2014

Open
May 16 to June 3: 8 am to 5 pm
June 4 to September 1: 8 am to 7 pm
September 2 to 23: 8 am to 5 pm

Location
Located 8 miles north of Moose at South Jenny Lake.

Exhibits
Features geology exhibits, information and a relief map of the park.

Visitor Services
Activity schedules, guided walks and talks, maps, bookstore, restrooms, store and telephones adjacent. Jenny Lake Campground is nearby.

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Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center
2014

Open
May 31 to September 21: 9 am to 5 pm

Phone
(307) 739-3654

Location
Located four miles south of Moose on the Moose-Wilson Road. This road is closed to RVs (over 23.3 feet long) and trailers.

Exhibits
The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center offers unique sensory exhibits.

Visitor Services
Visit the Center to learn more about Mr. Rockefeller's vision for the Preserve and his legacy of conservation stewardship.The Preserve offers an 8-mile trail network extending from the Center to Phelps Lake with extraordinary views of the lake and Teton Range. No sales area and no permits issued.

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RANGER STATIONS
Jenny Lake Ranger Station
2014

Open
June 7 - September 7: 8 am to 5 pm

Phone
(307) 739-3343

Location
Located 8 miles north of Moose at South Jenny Lake

Exhibits
Raised relief map and climbing displays.

Visitor Services
Issues backcountry permits. Provides climbing route information and current conditions. Jenny Lake Visitor Center, campground and store are nearby.

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Did You Know?

Mt. Moran in July

Did you know that the black stripe, or dike, on the face of Mount Moran is 150 feet wide and extends six or seven miles westward? The black dike was once molten magma that squeezed into a crack when the rocks were deep underground, and has since been lifted skyward by movement on the Teton fault.