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Run the Grand Teton 5K or Half Marathon AND support the park!

Runners cross the finish line of the Grand Teton Half Marathon. Photo courtesy of Lucid Images. Vacation Races hosts running events across the country and throughout the world while connecting athletes with some of the most iconic national park destinations ...

March Wildlife Whereabouts: Spring Arrives

Male grizzly bears have begun to emerge from their winter dens in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Adult male bears are the first out of their dens, with more than half out and about by the end of March. Bears with ...

Adventure Journal: Rolling Into April On Teton Park Road

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! Plowing efforts began along Teton ...

Adventure Journal: Exploring Grand Teton on Cross Country Skis

The Foundation is happy to continue supporting grooming of Teton Park Road three times per week. Photo: Ryan Sheets. Winter in Grand Teton National Park is a magical time. For the eighth consecutive year, the Foundation is partnering with Grand ...

February Wildlife Whereabouts: Deep Snow Challenges Teton Animals

Most of Grand Teton's animals have been forced to lower elevations by deep snow in the mountains. By late February, bull moose have dropped their antlers. To tell the difference between males and females, look for the antler attachment points, ...
Moose - Winter Wildlife

Foundation Gifts $6.3 Million to Grand Teton in 2020

The Foundation is pleased to have gifted over $6.3 million to Grand Teton National Park in fiscal year 2020. In its twenty-four years of partnership with Grand Teton, the Foundation has raised more than $88 million through its broad network ...

Foundation Continues Collaboration with Avalanche Center

A skier finds fresh turns in the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park. This winter marks the third year of Grand Teton National Park's growing partnership with the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center (BTAC). With funding from Grand Teton National Park Foundation, ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Winter Survival

Most of Grand Teton's elk have migrated south to the National Elk Refuge where they will remain until spring. Cold temperatures and snowfall have Grand Teton's wildlife utilizing all of their incredible adaptations to navigate and survive the harsh winter ...
Fox in winter - Winter Wildlife

Field Notes with Steve Cain: Essential Winter Adaptations

Foxes remain active all winter, using their keen senses to hunt for prey beneath the snow's surface, An evolutionary fork in the road akin to "should I stay or should I go?" describes two primary approaches of our wildlife to ...

Grand Teton Welcomes New Superintendent

Palmer "Chip" Jenkins, Jr., has been named as the new superintendent of Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway in Wyoming. Jenkins has more than 34 years of experience working in and leading national parks ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Settling into Winter

Most of Grand Teton's elk have migrated south to the National Elk Refuge for winter. Photo: Josh Metten. • Fall spawning mountain whitefish are headed to winter habitats as their eggs incubate for the next several months. • Fish energy ...

Creative Ways to Give this Holiday Season

Happy holidays from all of us at Grand Teton National Park Foundation! In the midst of a busy season of giving, we have a few creative ideas for everyone to support your favorite national park before the end of the ...
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