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Two tents in a campground in front of a mountain.
The Jenny Lake Campground sit at the base of the Teton Range.

NPS Photo/A. Mattson

 

Camping is a great way to immerse yourself in the stunning scenery of Grand Teton National Park. There are many options for camping. If you are feeling adventurous and searching for solitude, get a permit to pitch a tent in the backcountry. Looking for a few more comforts? You can tent camp or park and plug in your recreational vehicle at over 1,000 campsites at seven park campgrounds.

 
Map of Campgrounds in Grand Teton

Campgrounds

Most sites offer standard amenities including modern comfort stations, potable water, metal fire grates, picnic tables, and metal bear boxes.

The maximum length of stay is 7 days per person at Jenny Lake, and 14 days at all other campgrounds—no more than 30 days in the park per year.

For campground status contact entrance stations or visitor centers. Camping is not permitted within the park along roadsides, at overlooks, or parking areas. Doubling up in campsites is prohibited and there are no overflow facilities. Most campgrounds are first come, first serve.

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Other options include camping in the John D. Rockefeller Memorial Parkway, National Forest, or Yellowstone National Park, or at private campgrounds in the local area—for more information, contact the Jackson Hole Chamber of Commerce by calling 307-733-3316 or visiting their website..

Rockfeller Parkway

Grassy Lake Road in the John D. Rockefeller, Jr Memorial Parkway has 20 dispersed campsites with vault toilets and bear boxes, but no potable water. These sites are free of charge and available first come, first served after June 1.

 
Campground Type Reserve Amenities/Restrictions
Gros Ventre Campground Standard site (264), Electric hookup (36), Group site (5) Group sites are reservable dump station, 45-foot length limit
Jenny Lake Campground Standard site (49), Hiker/Biker site (10) no tents only, pay showers nearby
Signal Mountain Campground Standard site (56), Hiker/Biker site, Electric hookup (25) no pay showers and laundry nearby, dump station, 30-foot length limit
Colter Bay Campground Standard site (322), Hiker/Biker site, Electric hookup (13), Group site (11) Group sites are reservable pay showers and laundry nearby, dump station, 45-foot length limit
Colter Bay RV Park Pull-through site (94), Back-in site (9) yes pay showers and laundry nearby, full hookups, no fire grates
Lizard Creek Campground Standard site (60), Hiker/Biker site no 30-foot length limit
Headwaters Campground Standard site (34), Full hookups (97) some showers included, 45-foot length limit
 

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Last updated: August 26, 2020

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