• 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 »

  • 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 »

Weather

National Weather Service:
Moose, WY
Riverton, WY Regional Weather
National Weather

Teton Forecast:
www.mountainweather.com

Bridger-Teton National Forest:
Backcountry Avalanche Hazard Forecast
(307) 733-2664 recorded information
(307) 739-2607 report observed avalanche activity

The chart below was calculated using data collected at Moose, Wyoming from 12/14/1958 to 12/31/2010.

Month Avg. Max. Temp

Avg. Min.
Temp

Avg. Precip
(inches)

Avg. Snowfall
(inches)

Avg. Snow Depth
(inches)

January
25.9
0.9
2.59
43.3
28

February

31.1
3.3
1.89
28.8
33
March
39.3
12.0
1.57
20.1
31
April
49.3
22.2
1.49
9.2
12
May
61.0
30.8
1.91
2.4
0
June
70.7
37.3
1.76
0.1
0
July
80.5
41.5
1.16
0
0
August
79.0
39.6
1.35
0
0
September
69.1
32.2
1.44
0.4
0
October
55.7
23.1
1.44
4.8
0
November
38.3
13.7
2.16
23.4
4
December
26.5
1.9
2.55
40.0
16
Annual
52.2
21.6
21.32
172.6
10


Jackson Hole has long, cold winters. The first heavy snows fall by November 1 and continue through April; snow and frost are possible during any month.

Mid-April, May, June
Mild days and cool nights alternate with rain and snow. Valley trails are usually snow covered until late May.

July and August
Warm days and cool nights prevail, with afternoon thundershowers common.

September, October, November
Sunny days and cold nights alternate with rain and occasional snow storms.

December through mid-April
Between storms the days are sunny and nights are frigid. Snow blankets the mountains and valley. Vehicles with four-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, or all-weather tires are recommended for winter travel, roads may be closed during blizzards. Drive at or below posted speed limits as conditions warrant; moose and other wildlife are often seen crossing roads during the winter.

Recommended Clothing
Raingear is recommended during spring, summer and fall. Sub-zero temperatures are common throughout winter and demand multi-layered clothing, hats, mittens and cold weather boots.

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Did You Know?

Pika with a mouth full of grass

Did you know that pikas harvest grasses so they can survive the long cold winter? These small members of the rabbit family do not hibernate, but instead store their harvest as “haystacks” under rocks in the alpine environment.