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 »
Area Closure in effect in the Elk Ranch area
A temporary area closure is in effect in the Elk Ranch Area to protect wildlife during the denning and young-rearing period. Follow the link for a map of the closed area. More »
Things To Do
Places to Go includes information on campgrounds and visitor centers.
Outdoor Activities includes information on recreation in Grand Teton National Park.
Ranger Programs includes information on ranger-led hikes, evening programs and other ranger-led activities in the park.
Nearby Attractions includes links to local agencies and partners as well as nearby National Park Service areas. Expand your visit to Grand Teton National Park by sightseeing and recreating on some of our nearby lands.
Concessioner Activities includes information on guided trips and activities provided by official park concessioners.
Special Programs includes guest speakers and special films shown in the park's Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center auditorium in Moose.
Did You Know?
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.