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 effect for trails in the Jenny Lake Area
A temporary area closure will be in effect for several trails in the Jenny Lake area due to construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material. The closure will last from October 27 through October 30, and possibly longer. 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 »
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 the black stripe, or dike, on the face of Mount Moran is 150 feet wide and extends six or seven miles westward? The black dike was once molten magma that squeezed into a crack when the rocks were deep underground, and has since been lifted skyward by movement on the Teton fault.