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 Know Before You Come
Your Safety contains helpful tips and guidelines for enjoying a safe visit to the park.
Lodging contains information for park concessioners and private lodging facilities within Grand Teton National Park.
Weather provides links to weather forecasts and climate information for trip planning.
Pets contains regulations and helpful tips for keeping your pet safe in the unique wilderness environment of Jackson Hole.
Accessibility contains information on accessible trails, lodging and facilities. The park seeks to provide memorable opportunities for people of all abilities and interests.
Road Information contains road construction updates and contact information to find out current road status information in the park and for your travels to nearby Yellowstone National Park.
Trip Planner contains links to all the web pages and information that you will need to plan a memorable vacation in Grand Teton National Park.
Winter Trip Planner provides information for visiting the park during the longest season, winter. Learn about winter activities, road closures and safety information.
Autumn in the Tetons highlights the park's most vibrant and dynamic season.
Bear Safety contains information on staying safe in bear country and what you can do to protect bears in Grand Teton National Park.
Elk Reduction Program discusses the provision from the 1950 park legislation that allows a limited elk reduction program in the fall.
Did You Know?
Did you know that a large fault lies at the base of the Teton Range? Every few thousand years earthquakes up to a magnitude of 7.5 on the Richter Scale signal movement on the Teton fault, lifting the mountains skyward and hinging the valley floor downward.