Ranger Programs

Ranger in the forest with visitors
 

Park rangers provide a wide variety of activities for park visitors including hikes, slide shows, children's activities and wildlife viewing. While most programs are offered during the busy summer season, fall brings the wildlife caravan, winter a snowshoe walk, and spring the opportunity to watch the sage grouse strut.

Check at a visitor center to learn about special programs or check the website's event calendar.

 

Summer Programs

A variety of ranger-led activities take place throughout the park during the summer season. Summer programs begin in early June and last through Labor Day weekend. Join a ranger for a scheduled program to learn about the wild communities, history and geology of the park. Special programs are also given throughout the summer, upcoming special programs information available at a visitor center.

Summer programs are grouped by park district. Check out pages 7-10 of the summer newspaper here:
Summer 2018 Newspaper Programs

 

Fall Programs

A variety of ranger-led activities take place throughout the park during the fall. Fall programs begin the day after Labor Day and last through mid-Octoboer. Join a ranger for a scheduled program to learn about the wild communities, history, and geology of the park. Special programs are also given throughout the fall, upcoming programs information is available at a visitor center.

Fall programs are grouped by park district. Check out pages 7-10 of the fall newspaper here:
Fall 2018 Newspaper Programs
 

Winter Programs

Snowshoe Hike
Join a ranger for an educational and fun hike through the snow. Rangers offer guided snowshoe walks from the Taggart Lake Trailhead. Programs begin on December 26th and run through mid-March, conditions permitting. Reservations are required, call 307-739-3399 for more details and to make reservations (10 am - 4 pm, Monday - Saturday). Reservations are accepted beginning on December 1. Please wear appropriate winter clothing (e.g. hat, gloves, snow/wind pants, boots, etc.) and don't forget your sunscreen and sunglasses. Snowshoes are provided.

Call the reservation line to find out the day and time of programs.

 

Spring Programs

Grouse Strut

The ranger-led spring Grouse Strut program will be offered the last three weekends of April . Join us for an early morning excursion to watch these remarkable birds attract a mate. Reservations are required and ride-sharing is encouraged. Please call 307-739-3399 for more information and to make reservations. Participants will meet the ranger at the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center at 5:30 am. Plan to be outside at least one hour, so dress warmly.

Junior Ranger Day

Come celebrate the National Park Service Centennial at our annual Junior Ranger Day! Families can meet a wildland firefighter, climb on the giant plow trucks, explore a bear biologist's tools, dress up in a Park Ranger uniform, and play fun games. This free event will take place inside and outside the Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center. For more information, call 307-739-3399 or e-mail us.

International Migratory Bird Day

Join us on a bird-watching caravan to celebrate International Migratory Bird Day (IMBD). During this event, we will visit areas throughout Grand Teton that provide the best opportunities to locate, identify and record birds.Anyone interested in birds is welcome to participate. The activity is free and reservations are not required.

Last updated: September 10, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 170
Moose, WY 83012

Phone:

(307) 739-3399

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