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Grand Teton Reader Shares Tales of Jackson Hole’s Storied Past

From tales of the early days in Jackson Hole told by explorers, homesteaders, and dude ranchers, to stories of early mountaineering feats, mixed with accounts of the struggle to conserve the land that is now Grand Teton National Park, Bob ...

December Wildlife Whereabouts: Settling Into Winter

Bald eagles inhabit the Jackson Hole valley year round without migrating elsewhere. Adult bald eagles with nesting territories in the park/valley remain year-round and will prey on higher numbers of waterfowl as fish become less available under ice. Fall spawning ...

Teton Park Road Grooming Underway & Ranger-led Snowshoe Hikes Return

Teton Park Road will be open for over-snow travel as soon as conditions allow for grooming. We are happy to report that grooming is underway in Grand Teton National Park for the ninth consecutive winter! The Foundation will be partnering ...

Local Artist’s Work to Benefit Wildlife in Grand Teton

Claudia Bueno is a local artist whose love of the Tetons and surrounding areas inspires her creativity. She recently released a new collection of stunning metal sculptures that depict the natural wonders of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, and a portion ...

Wildlife Whereabouts: Winter on the Horizon

Shorter days and cooler nights mean Grand Teton's wildlife are preparing for the long winter ahead. Many of the animals have already begun their migrations to warmer climates, while others are settling into their winter dens in the Tetons. Moose ...

Snake River Gateways Work Comes to a Close at Pacific Creek

Interpretive signs and exhibits have been installed for visitor education at Pacific Creek Landing. The Foundation's multiyear campaign to renew visitor access points along the wild and scenic Snake River in Grand Teton National Park is progressing well. Snake River ...

Foundation Adds New Board of Directors and Resource Council Members

Grand Teton National Park Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of new members to its board of directors and resource council. Joining the board of directors are Annie Morita, Gina Pate Pierce, Anil Singh, and Diana Waycott, while Adam ...

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 ...
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