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 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.
Click on links below for additional information:
Did You Know?
Did you know that lodgepole pine trees grow on glacial moraines in Jackson Hole? Glacial moraines are ridges of rocky debris left behind as Ice Age glaciers melted. The soil on these ridges retains moisture and is more hospitable to trees than the cobbly, porous soil on the outwash plain.