• 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 »

  • Area closure in the area around Baxter's Pinnacle

    An area closure is in effect around Baxter's Pinnacle to protect nesting peregrine falcons. This closure precludes any climbs of Baxter's Pinnacle and usage of the walk-off gully. This closure will be in effect through 8-15-2013. More »

Moose District Facilities

  • Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center (CTDVC) and Grand Teton Association Bookstore offer displays and educational materials.
  • CTDVC permits desk issues backcountry permits and issues bear-resistant food storage canisters.
  • Gros Ventre Campground has 350 individual sites for tents and RVs of any length, and 5 group sites. Reservations are accepted for group sites only. The campground rarely fills.
  • The U.S. Post Office in Moose is located across the Teton Park Road from the CTDVC.
  • Dornan's at Moose offers: Spur Ranch cabins, Chuck Wagon food service, Pizza and Pasta Co., Trading Post grocery and deli, Wine Shoppe, Gift Shop and gas station.
  • Additional facilities at Moose include: Moosely Mountaineering for outdoor gear, Snake River Anglers for fishing supplies, guides and licenses, Adventure Sports for bike and canoe rentals, and Barker Ewing Float Trips for guided scenic float trips.
  • The multi-use pathway may be accessed from many locations in the Moose area and is open to non-motorized transportation including biking. Pets are prohibited. Horses may only use the pathway when traveling from Moose Junction to Dornan's.
  • Moose Landing boat launch is the meeting place for many scenic float trips and one of the main raft and dory launches for the Snake River within the park. Boat permits are required to launch a personal craft.

Did You Know?

Beaver Dick Leigh and his family.

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.