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 »
At Grand Teton National Park, we welcome volunteers for a wide variety of projects and positions. We deeply appreciate the time and effort that volunteers give to help protect and preserve this wonderful place. Volunteer opportunities include working in park visitor centers, maintenance work, office and organizational work, and campsite and trail rehabilitation. Housing and RV sites are only available to select volunteers based on number of hours and their area of service.
Download a application here.
To mail in, address to:
Grand Teton National Park
PO Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012
If you have questions please contact Grand Teton National Park’s Volunteer Coordinator
at 307-739-3657 or email email@example.com.
Please visit www.volunteer.gov to view current available opportunities.
Current Volunteer Opportunities
Grand Teton National Park no longer has volunteer positions as Campground Hosts. All campgrounds are now managed by concessioners. Please contact the concessioners directly for more information, or visit their website here.
Group Volunteer Programs
A career preparatory diversity initiative for undergraduate and graduate students.
Student Conservation Association and the National Park Service (NPS) are looking for young men and women (18-25 years of age) who are interested in discovering and exploring the many career opportunities available today with the National Park Service. Accepted participants will gain the unique opportunity to live and work in a National Park and work with key leaders within the NPS.
Click here for more information NPS Academy.
Mosaics in Science
The U.S. National Park Service (NPS), in partnership with the Geological Society of America (GSA), seek diverse youth (ages 17-25) who follow academic paths with focus on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) careers within the National Park Service. Selected participants will spend 11 weeks working on a STEM project at a National Park Service site. After completing their projects, participants travel to Washington, DC, to participate in a career workshop that provides opportunities to present their work and meet with various members of NPS staff and management.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Grand Teton National Park was established in both 1929 and 1950? The original 1929 park protected the mountain peaks and the lakes near the base. The boundaries were later expanded in 1950 to include much of the adjacent valley floor.