• 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 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 »

Road Information

Updated September 18, 2014

All park roads are currently open. Check alerts for temporary closures. Winter road closures begin on November 1, 2014.

Multi-use pathway improvements are underway in the park. Expect intermittent pathway closures starting mid-September through the end of October.

Click here for a map of construction projects scheduled for 2014.


NEWS RELEASES: click here

The Teton Park Road from Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge and the Moose-Wilson Road from the Death Canyon Trailhead to the Granite Canyon Trailhead are closed to motorized vehicles from November 1st through April 30th. The Antelope Flats Road and Signal Mountain Summit Road are also closed during this period. Check at visitor centers for additional closures.

For Yellowstone National Park road information, check online at www.nps.gov/yell or phone (307) 344-2117. During winter, the roads in Yellowstone are closed to motorized vehicles except the road from Mammoth Hot Springs to Cooke City, MT.

Construction has begun on the next phase of the park's multi-use pathway system - a 1.25 mile long segment from Moose Junction to Antelope Flats Road junction. This new segment is expected to be completed in late fall 2015 and be open to the public in spring 2016. Intermittent closures of all 14.5 miles of the existing park pathway system will occur through mid-October during asphalt sealing and safety improvement work. Pathways are expected to reopen for use from the Gros Ventre River north to Jenny Lake as work is completed.

Did You Know?

Close-up of a lodgepole pine cone

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.