• 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 »

Jenny Lake District Facilities

Two tents at Jenny Lake Campground with Teewinot in the background.

Jenny Lake Campground

South Jenny Lake area:

  • Parking at South Jenny Lake is limited. The parking lots typically fill between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. Have an alternative plan, be patient, and do not block access to other vehicles or facilities.
  • Jenny Lake Visitor Center and Grand Teton Association Bookstore offer displays and educational materials.
  • Jenny Lake Ranger Station issues backcountry permits and rangers provide climbing routes and conditions to climbers.
  • Jenny Lake Campground has 50 sites for tents only. Reservations are not accepted. Arrive early in the morning to select your site. The campground frequently fills by 9 a.m.
  • Restrooms next to the visitor center provide flush toilets. Near the south end of the parking lot are two vault toilets as an alternative. Remember there are no facilities along hiking trails.
  • A network of paved trails leads from the visitor center to the lake to accommodate visitors with differing abilities.
  • Jenny Lake Store offers snacks and souvenirs next to the visitor center.
  • The multi-use pathway leaves from the South Jenny Lake parking area is open to non-motorized transportation.
  • Exum Guide Service is located across Cottonwood Creek from the South Jenny Lake parking area. Jackson Hole Mountain Guides also provides guide service within the park; you can find their office in the town of Jackson. Professional guides provide climbing instruction and leadership to summit peaks.

North Jenny Lake District facilities:

  • Jenny Lake Lodge is accessed from North Jenny Lake Junction offering meals & lodging.
  • Signal Mountain Campground has 81 sites for tents and RVs less than 30 feet in length. Reservations are not accepted. Arrive early in the morning to select your site. The campground frequently fills by noon.
  • Signal Mountain Lodge complex includes: lodging, two restaurants, a gift shop, a gas station, convenience store and boat ramp.

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.