Posts by Category: Park Activities and Recreation
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
Thursday, March 31st, 2016
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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!read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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!read more...
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!read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
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.read more...
Tuesday, July 1st, 2014
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.read more...
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.read more...
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