Bears are active in Grand Teton
Black and grizzly bears are roaming throughout the park even in most winter months—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. For more information on bears checkout out Safety in Bear Country.
Temporary Area Closures are in Effect
There are temporary area closures in effect at locations throughout the park. These closures protect wildlife and visitor safety. For additional information and maps of each individual closure see Temporary Closures and Compendium Amendments.