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Wildlife Whereabouts: Fall is in the Air

Elk in Grand Teton are in the rut (peak of mating season) during the month of September. By the end of September, elk, moose, and pronghorn are still breeding but won't be for much longer. Bighorn sheep won't start breeding ...

Adventure Journal: The Colors of Autumn

Elk are bugling, birds are migrating out of the valley, and leaves on deciduous trees and shrubs- aspens, cottonwoods, mountain ash, and willows (to name a few)- are changing color. This year the autumnal equinox fell on September 22, marking ...

Bear Aware – Be Prepared!

Grizzly and black bears are currently in a phase known as "hyperphagia," which is an increase in feeding activity driven by the biological need to fatten up before going into hibernation for the winter. Bears are intensely feeding on any ...

Upcoming Seasonal Facility Closures in Grand Teton

The visitor center at Jenny Lake has closed for the 2021 season. Temperatures in the Tetons have dipped below freezing at night as autumn takes hold. Most park facilities, including the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, will cease seasonal ...

YCP 2021 Highlights

YCP crew members on top of Static Peak in the southern Tetons. Grand Teton National Park's Youth Conservation Program returned with great success in summer 2021. Operating with a reduced size crew did not stop the YCP from achieving big ...

Trail Talk – Another Successful Season Comes to an End for Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program

YCP preparing to hike into Death Canyon for a backcountry hitch for three nights. The 2021 Youth Conservation Program in Grand Teton National Park has come to a close for the summer. The crew spent their last two weeks completing ...

Jenny Lake Explorer Digital App Unveiled

In partnership with Grand Teton National Park and AT&T, the Foundation is happy to announce the release of the Jenny Lake Explorer App, a new digital application that will help visitors explore the Jenny Lake area. The app is available ...

August Wildlife Whereabouts – Bison, Bears, and Bald Eagles

A black bear in Grand Teton enjoying berries. Photo: Josh Metten, Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures. By the end of August, many berry crops, particularly huckleberries, are on their way out while others, like mountain ash, hawthorne, and chokecherry fruits, are ...

Zions Bank Donates $25,000 to Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Zions Bank representatives Peter Boogaard (left) and Tracy Groll present the donation to GTNPF President, Leslie Mattson. Zions Bank has made a gift of $25,000 to Grand Teton National Park Foundation to preserve the Mormon Row Historic District within Grand ...

Adventure Journal: Loops and Lakes, High Country Hikes in Grand Teton

Summer is in full-swing and the upper reaches of the canyons in Grand Teton National Park are melting out and opening up opportunities to explore the high country. The extensive trail system in the park includes over 300 miles of ...

Paintbrush Divide Trail Receives Renovation

Decades of snow creep and loose rock have made the trail at Paintbrush Divide dangerous and difficult to follow. As trail work near Hurricane Pass comes to a close, restoration efforts at another site along the Teton Crest Trail-Paintbrush Divide-is ...

Trail Talk – Behind the Scenes with Grand Teton’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 8

It is hard to believe the Youth Conservation Program is already closing in on the end of another great season in Grand Teton. Week eight was a success with the crew improving trails and visitor experiences while learning about unique ...
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