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 »
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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 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.