Signal Mountain

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The Signal Mountain Summit offers panoramic views of Jackson Hole.

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Explore Signal Mountain

Signal Mountain is a 7,727ft/2,355m mountain in Jackson Hole. Visitors can access the summit by car or foot. From the summit, visitors have panoramic views of Jackson Hole and the Teton Range.

Leaving from the Signal Mountain Parking Lot, the Signal Mountain Trail winds up a forested mountainside to the summit of Signal Mountain. The trail is a moderate, 6.8 m/10.9 km out and back trail.

For easier access to the Signal Mountain Summit, drive the Signal Mountain Summit Road to the top. From Signal Mountain, head south on the Teton Park Road. Turn left towards the Signal Mountain Summit Road.

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Boat Jackson Lake

Bring your own boat or rent one at the Signal Mountain Marina and explore Jackson Lake.
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Boating and Floating

Paddle on Jenny, String, Leigh, or Jackson Lake.

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Signal Mountain Marina

Visit the Signal Mountain Marina for boat rentals on Jackson Lake.

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The Signal Mountain Lodge sits on the shore of Jackson Lake.

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Visit the Lodge

The Signal Mountain Lodge sits at the base of Signal Mountain and along the shore of Jackson Lake.

Signal Mountain offers a variety of services to visitors. Stay at the lodge or campground, grab a meal at one of the restuarants, rent a boat from the marina, or visit one of the shops.

To access Signal Mountain, drive the Teton Park Road and turn at the Signal Mountain sign.
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Bears frequent Signal Mountain.

NPS Photo/C. Adams

Bear and Wildlife Safety

Do you know what to do when encountering a wild animal? Signal Mountain is home to black bears, grizzly bears, moose, elk, and other large animals. Bears are often seen on trails and in the developed areas. Being prepared for an animal encounter can help ensure the safety of you and the wildlife.

Learn more about how to stay safe in bear country.

Safety tip: never approach a wild animal. Always maintain a distance of at least 100yds/91m from bears and 25yds/23m from other wildlife.

Stay Here

Camp in the Signal Mountain Campground or book a stay at the Signal Mountain Lodge.
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Signal Mountain Services

  • Lodging: Stay in the Signal Mountain Campground or Lodge.
  • Marina: Rent a boat or bring your own.
  • Dining: Find a place to eat.
  • Gas Station: General store, gas, air

Additional Signal Mountain Information

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Explore the Backcountry

Travel into the Teton backcountry for an overnight stay.

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Plan Your Visit

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Last updated: August 23, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 170
Moose, WY 83012


Talk to a Ranger? To speak to a Grand Teton National Park ranger call 307–739–3399 for visitor information Monday-Friday during business hours.

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