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 »
Join Our Friends
The Grand Teton Association is a not-for-profit park partner dedicated to supporting the interpretive, scientific and educational activities of Grand Teton National Park. Become a member of the Association, visit bookstores, located in park visitor centers and the town of Jackson, or shop online at www.grandtetonpark.org.
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation supports a variety of important projects that contribute to the protection of park resources. Learn more about the Grand Teton National Park Foundation from their website at www.gtnpf.org. Become a Foundation member or make a donation. Foundation members receive a 15% discount at all the bookstores operated by the Grand Teton Association.
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Did You Know?
Did you know that Jenny and Leigh Lakes are named for the fur trapper “Beaver” Dick Leigh and his wife Jenny (not pictured)? Beaver Dick and Jenny assisted the Hayden party that explored the region in 1872. This couple impressed the explorers to the extent that they named the lakes in their honor.