• The Cathedral Group from the Teton Park Road

    Grand Teton

    National Park Wyoming

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  • Seasonal road closures in effect

    Seasonal road closures are in effect for motorized vehicles. The Teton Park Road is closed from the Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. The Moose-Wilson Road is closed from the Granite Canyon Trailhead to the Death Canyon Road. More »

  • Avalanche hazards exist in the park

    Avalanche hazards exist in the park, especially in mountain canyons and on exposed slopes. A daily avalanche forecast can be found at www.jhavalanche.org or by calling (307) 733-2664. More »

  • Bears emerging from hibernation

    Bears are beginning to emerge from hibernation. Travel in groups of three of more, make noise and carry bear spray. Visitors must stay at least 100 yards from bears. More »

Volunteer

WCHP--Vertical Media Volunteers at White Grass Dude Ranch
Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) Program

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:
Volunteer Coordinator
Grand Teton National Park
PO Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012

If you have questions please contact Grand Teton National Park’s Volunteer Coordinator
at 307-739-3656.

Please visit www.volunteer.gov to view current available opportunities.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

 
Campground Hosts

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.
 
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Group Volunteer Programs

Groups and organizations that would like to come for short periods (minimum of 4 hours) to work on specific park related projects are welcome. Ideal group size is 10-20 people.

Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator 2-3 months in advance of proposed arrival date, at 307-739-3656.

 

Student Internships

 
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NPS Academy
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.

 
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Mosaics in Science
A program committed to expanding diversity in the sciences.

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.
Click here for more information: Mosaics in Science.

Did You Know?

Close-up of a lodgepole pine cone

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.