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 effect for trails in the Jenny Lake Area
A temporary area closure will be in effect for several trails in the Jenny Lake area due to construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material. The closure will last from October 27 through October 30, and possibly longer. 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 »
Moose-Wilson Road Status
The Moose-Wilson Road between the Death Canyon Road and the Murie Center Road is currently open to all traffic. The road may re-close at any time due to wildlife activity. For current road conditions call 307-739-3682. More »
Moose District Trip Planner
Explore the Moose District in the southern part of Grand Teton National Park, 12 miles north of Jackson, Wyoming. Enjoy a variety of trails, activities, scenic drives and ranger programs as well as unique historic districts and iconic views of the Teton Range. Visit the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center for trip planning information and informative displays; Menor's Ferry Historic District and Mormon Row for a glimpse into the past; and the Murie Ranch for wilderness inspiration. Hike to Taggart, Bradley and Phelps lakes for mountain reflections or into Death Canyon to reach the alpine backcountry. Drive scenic roads looking for bison, moose, pronghorn, historic homesteads and even a monumental landslide. For a cozy evening of camping, pitch your tent or park your RV at the Gros Ventre Campground. The Moose area remains open year-round.
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Did You Know?
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.