Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Posts by Category: Park Activities and Recreation

  • Adventure Journal: 10 Tips For Capturing The Perfect Winter Day In GTNP

    Sunday, December 1st, 2019

    Whether you are a beginner photographer or a pro, these 10 tips will help you to capture the beauty of winter in Grand Teton National Park.

  • Adventure Journal: Stand Up Paddleboard Grand Teton

    Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

    In the last several years a new trend has taken over the waterways in Grand Teton. Stand Up Paddle boarding (SUP) has become an exhilarating and popular way to explore the glacial lakes and rivers of the Tetons.

  • Adventure Journal: Autumn in the Tetons

    Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

    Elk are bugling, birds are migrating out of the valley, and leaves on deciduous trees and shrubs— aspens, cottonwoods, and willows— are changing color. This year the autumnal equinox fell on September 22, marking the official start to fall.

  • Adventure Journal: Cycling in Teton Park

    Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

    Summer is a lovely time to experience biking in Grand Teton National Park. If you are looking for a family-friendly excursion away from your vehicles that is supplemented with breath-taking views of the Teton Range, riding a bicycle is a wonderful way to accomplish this goal.

  • Adventure Journal: Time to Get on the Water

    Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

    It’s time to get your boats on the water! Warm weather this month has melted much of the high mountain snowpack and the Snake River is running clear. Jackson Lake is 96% full which means there will be consistent flows of water released from the Jackson Lake Dam throughout the summer, ensuring great boating as well as fishing.

  • Celebrating the Centennial: 2016 Summer Ranger Programs

    Wednesday, June 29th, 2016

    Throughout the summer months, Grand Teton National Park offers many ranger-led hikes, discussions, and activities. Now through Labor Day, visit the different ranger districts in the park to learn about everything from bear safety to the formation of the Tetons.

  • National Trails Day: Celebrating Trails in Grand Teton

    Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

    Join us on June 4th for National Trails Day, the largest celebration of trails in the United States! Grab your boots, work gloves, and a friend and come up to the park for our annual volunteer project to improve some of the trails we love.

  • Winter 2016 Inner Park Road Grooming Schedule

    Friday, December 18th, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that grooming in Grand Teton is underway for the 2016 winter season!

  • My Park, My Story: Exum Mountain Guide Jessica Baker

    Monday, November 30th, 2015

    My Park, My Story tells the stories of people who are passionate about Grand Teton National Park and are committed to protecting it for the enjoyment of future generations. In our fourth edition, Exum Mountain Guide Jessica Baker shares details about years of guiding in the Tetons and her role in protecting the park.

  • Adventure Journal: Behind the Lens with Cinematographer Ryan Sheets

    Friday, November 27th, 2015

    Have you ever wondered what it takes to get the beautiful wildlife and landscape shots that we share on our Facebook and Instagram? Our marketing team at the Foundation did—so we joined cinematographer Ryan Sheets of Sheets Studios for an early morning in the park.

  • Trail Renewal between Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point!

    Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

    We are pleased to share that backcountry construction this summer for our Inspiring Journeys campaign was a complete success! Take a look at our newest video highlighting the challenging work and significant accomplishments from this summer’s crew!

  • #GiveforGrooming on #GivingTuesday

    Monday, November 23rd, 2015

    We hope that you will join local businesses and community members and #GiveforGrooming to support Grand Teton National Park on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 in celebration of #GivingTuesday!

  • Adventure Journal: Off the beaten path with photographer Lisa Erdberg

    Thursday, October 29th, 2015

    Grand Teton National Park’s dramatic landscape and unique history inspires photographers from around the world to visit and capture the park’s incredible scenery. Lisa Erdberg, San Francisco based photographer, shares her connection to Grand Teton and some of her favorite places to take photos.

  • Adventure Journal: Hiking with Leslie Mattson

    Monday, August 31st, 2015

    On a perfect July day I went on a classic Grand Teton hike with long time GTNPF supporter Susan Lancelotta. We decided to hike Paintbrush Canyon over the divide and out Cascade Canyon. The 18.1 mile, 5,674 feet elevation hike took us about 9 hours, but it was glorious.

  • Exploring Mormon Row

    Monday, August 3rd, 2015

    There are many structures that still stand today at Mormon Row, offering the same feeling and setting of the district as it was 100 years ago. Here we provide history of the area and distinguish between the T.A. Moulton barn, John Moulton barn, Andy Chambers barn, and Thomas Murphy barn.

  • Volunteer in Grand Teton: National Trails Day June 6th

    Friday, May 15th, 2015

    National Trails Day is just around the corner and we look forward to celebrating for the second year in a row! Join us on Saturday, June 6 at our volunteer event in Grand Teton National Park.

  • Successful Season of Trail Grooming: VIDEO

    Monday, March 30th, 2015

    For the second year in a row the Foundation provided funds to supplement trail grooming of the Teton Park Road throughout the winter season. Take a look at our most recent video highlighting this unique winter experience in Grand Teton!

  • Adventure Journal: April on the Teton Park Road

    Monday, March 30th, 2015

    As the first signs of spring begin to emerge in Grand Teton, we can only think of one thing to remedy the post-winter-pre-summer blues – a snow and car free park road during the month of April!

  • Adventure Journal: A Morning Snowshoe

    Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    Emily Greiff, the newest addition to our staff, describes her first experience snowshoeing in Grand Teton.

  • Adventure Journal: Winter Getaway – Headwaters Lodge and Cabins at Flagg Ranch

    Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

    Nestled in the northern reaches of Grand Teton National Park, only two miles from Yellowstone National Park’s border, lay the Headwaters Lodge and Cabins at Flagg Ranch. Newly open for the winter season, the renovated resort is an ideal jumping-off point for winter adventures!

  • Winter 2015 Inner Park Road Grooming Schedule

    Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

    We are pleased to announce that grooming in Grand Teton is underway for the 2015 winter season! In partnership with Grand Teton National Park, we plan on grooming the Inner Park Road between the Bradley-Taggart trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge two times per week.

  • Teton Park Road: Grooming This Winter!

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Grand Teton is a paradise for winter recreation enthusiasts, and we are pleased to announce the Foundation will support consistent grooming of the Teton Park Road this coming winter!

  • Adventure Journal: Top 3 Spots to Listen for Elk Bugling in October

    Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

    Fall is a beautiful season in Grand Teton and can provide visitors with sensory experiences that they are unlikely to forget. The exceptional and jarring sound of elk in the height of their rut is an extraordinary part of this special season.

  • Adventure Journal: Grand Teton Summit

    Monday, August 4th, 2014

    GTNPF staff member Laura Yungmeyer climbed the Grand during the final weekend of July — her first trip up the big mountain! Laura reported clear weather, warm temperatures, and a safe, fun ascent during her two-day stint in the high country.

  • Volunteer in Grand Teton!

    Friday, August 1st, 2014

    Are you looking for a new way to be a steward to Grand Teton? Do you love to take advantage of long summer days by walking the trails of the park? We have the perfect opportunity for you!

  • National Trails Day Success!

    Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

    Our National Trails Day event in Grand Teton was a huge success thanks to a group of ambitious volunteers and park rangers. The team worked for five hours on the Valley Trail near Bradley and Taggart lakes in Grand Teton National Park.


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