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 »
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 the bark on Aspen trees looks green because it contains chlorophyll? Aspen bark is photosynthetic, a process that allows a plant to make energy from the sun, and helps the tree flourish during the short growing season.