• 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 »

Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center

Ranger with Visitor at the LSRP

The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center offers an opportunity to learn more about Mr. Rockefeller's vision for the Preserve and his legacy of conservation stewardship. The center will orient you to the area and offers a series of unique sensory exhibits that highlight the visual, auditory and tactile qualities of the Preserve's plants and wildlife. Learn about the innovative design techniques and features that make the center a model for energy and environmental design.

  • Join a ranger for a deeper understanding of the Preserve. Daily programs include a hike to Phelps Lake and a talk about sustainable features of the Preserve Center. The Preserve also offers a number of Special Programs including a sunrise and evening stroll, Dates and times vary, check at any park visitor center to find out about current offerings. Please refer to the park newspaper for current schedules.
  • Children learn the art of journaling while discovering the wonders of the natural world using a Nature Explorer's Backpack. After a brief orientation by a ranger, each child receives their own nature journal and set of activities to take with them as they explore the Preserve trails. Backpacks may be checked out during Center hours. Recommended for children ages 6 - 12. Backpacks are limited, one per family please.
  • Enjoy the unusual exhibits utilizing visual, tactile and auditory senses linked through a poem written by Terry Tempest Williams that allows visitors to experience the Center on many levels. Recordings of Mr. Rockefeller speaking about conservation, high definition nature videos, large-scale photography, and a soundscape room with nature recordings from the Preserve complete the experience.
  • If you wish to relax, spend time in the resource room with comfortable seating, tables, chairs and a fireplace to explore a variety of books and maps.

Did You Know?

Bill Menors Ferry

Did you know that until the 1890s no one had settled on the west bank of the Snake River in the central part of Jackson Hole? William “Bill” Menor built a ferry at Moose to shuttle patrons across the river, the only reliable crossing point between Wilson and Moran.