Grand Teton National Park is home to a variety of wildlife, including black and grizzly bears. Both thrive in the various ecosystems that make up Grand Teton, and can be found in all areas of the park.
Black and grizzly bears live throughout Grand Teton. Color is misleading when identifying a bear: both black and grizzly bears can range from blonde to black. Being able to properly identify a bear can help you know how to handle an encounter, should you have one.
Learn what to do when encountering a bear, and how to use bear spray.
Recreating in Bear Country
Learn about hiking, camping, and backpacking in bear country.
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Last updated: August 18, 2022