Operating Hours & Seasons

Cars waiting in line at park entrance

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Grand Teton National Park is open twenty-four hours every day, year-round. Seasonal road closures may limit auto access to some areas in the park during the winter. Highway 89/26/191/287 from Jackson, WY to Flagg Ranch and the park's East boundary is open year-round.

SEASONAL ROAD CLOSURES
The Teton Park Road from Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge and the Moose-Wilson Road from the Death Canyon Trailhead to the Granite Canyon Trailhead are closed to motorized vehicles from November 1st through April 30th. The Antelope Flats Road and Signal Mountain Summit Road are also closed during this period. In the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway the Grassy Lake Road and Highway 89/191/287 between Flagg Ranch and Yellowstone's South Entrance is closed to cars during the winter, but open for travel by snowmobile. For more information about snowmobile use and visiting the park during the winter visit our Winter Trip Planner page.

YELLOWSTONE ROADS
For Yellowstone National Park road information, check online at Yellowstone Live - Roads or phone 307-344-2117. During winter, the roads in Yellowstone are closed to motorized vehicles except the road from Mammoth Hot Springs to Cooke City, MT.

 
Jenny Lake Visitor Center Naturalists at information desk.
Park naturalists provide information and interpretive walks and talks. Stop by a visitor center for events and programs.

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Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center
(Moose Visitor Center)
2017 - currently closed for the winter

Open
March 6 to April 30: 9 am to 5 pm
May 1 to June 6: 8 am to 5 pm
June 7 to mid-September: 8 am to 7 pm
mid-September to late October: 8 am to 5 pm

Closed
November 1, 2016 to March 5, 2017

Phone
307-739-3399, visitor information 10 am - 4 pm, Monday - Saturday (except holidays)

Location
Located in Moose 12 miles north of Jackson.

Exhibits
The Discovery Center features natural history exhibits, a relief map of the park, and an introductory video.

Visitor Services
Information, an extensive bookstore, maps, activity schedules, guided walks and talks, mountaineering exhibit, state-of-the-art exhibits, park documentary produced by Discovery Communications, Inc., backcountry camping permits, boat permits, restrooms, telephones, WiFi. A post office is located nearby.

Visit our trip planning pages for the Moose District.

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Colter Bay Visitor Center
2016

Open
May 7 to June 7: 8 am to 5 pm
June 8 to September 5: 8 am to 7 pm
September 6 to October 10: 8 am to 5 pm

Phone
307-739-3594

Location
Located 25 miles north of Moose, adjacent to Jackson Lake.

Special Programs
From June through September craft demonstrations and museum tours are offered, as well as other interpretive programs.

Exhibits
Remodeled in 2012, the Colter Bay Visitor Center displays 35 artifacts from the David T. Vernon collection never before on display.

Visitor Services
A large bookstore, information desk, auditorium, telephones, restrooms and backcountry permits.

Visit our trip planning pages for the Colter Bay District.

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Flagg Ranch Information Station
2016

Open
June 6 to September 5: 9 am to 4 pm (may be closed for lunch)

Phone
307-543-2372

Location
Located 16 miles north of Colter Bay on Highway 89/191/287.

Exhibits
This log cabin features an exhibit on John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

Visitor Services
As you leave Yellowstone National Park, stop by for trip planning and trail information. Facilities include a small bookstore, restrooms and a telephone outside.

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Jenny Lake Visitor Center
2016

Open
May 27 to June 7: 8 am to 5 pm
June 8 to September 5: 8 am to 7 pm
September 6 to 25: 8 am to 5 pm

Location
Located 8 miles north of Moose at South Jenny Lake.

Exhibits
Features geology exhibits, information and a relief map of the park.

Visitor Services
Activity schedules, guided walks and talks, maps, bookstore, restrooms, store and telephones adjacent. Jenny Lake Campground is nearby.

Visit our trip planning pages for the Jenny Lake District.

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Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center
2016

Open
June 4 to September 25: 9 am to 5 pm

Phone
307-739-3654

Location
Located four miles south of Moose on the Moose-Wilson Road. This road is closed to RVs (over 23.3 feet long) and trailers.

Exhibits
The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center offers unique sensory exhibits.

Visitor Services
Visit the Center to learn more about Mr. Rockefeller's vision for the Preserve and his legacy of conservation stewardship.The Preserve offers an 8-mile trail network extending from the Center to Phelps Lake with extraordinary views of the lake and Teton Range. No sales area and no permits issued.

Visit our trip planning pages for the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve.

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RANGER STATIONS

Jenny Lake Ranger Station
2016

Open
June 4 - September 4: 8 am to 5 pm

Phone
307-739-3343

Location
Located 8 miles north of Moose at South Jenny Lake

Exhibits
Raised relief map and climbing displays.

Visitor Services
Issues backcountry permits. Provides climbing route information and current conditions. Jenny Lake Visitor Center, campground and store are nearby.

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Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Drawer 170
Moose, WY 83012

Phone:

(307) 739-3300
The central phone will allow you to connect to general park information, park website, directory of employee extensions, or the park business offices.

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