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Adventure Journal: Park Facilities Close for Season

It has been a cold October in the Tetons this year with temperatures already dipping into the single digits. Most park facilities, including the Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center, will soon be closed until spring returns. Highway 89/191 through ...

Hammer Corps Completes Successful Summer

Many of the cabins at the Bar BC Dude Ranch are being restored. The 2019 Foundation-funded Grand Teton Hammer Corps hosted fifty-four people this summer who completed over 1,440 hours of historic preservation work. Residential groups included Tauck travel employees ...

Adventure Journal: Fall in the Teton Range

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 23, marking the official start to fall. Equinox ...

Historic Bar BC Receives Welcomed Improvements

The second successful summer of preservation work at the historic Bar BC Dude Ranch is nearly finished. In partnership with Grand Teton National Park, Foundation support is helping to conserve key structures at this landmark site on the western shores ...

Hammer Corps Completes Successful Summer

Many of the cabins at the Bar BC Dude Ranch are being restored. The 2019 Foundation-funded Grand Teton Hammer Corps hosted fifty-four people this summer who completed over 1,440 hours of historic preservation work. Residential groups included Tauck travel employees ...

August Wildlife Whereabouts: Foraging and Feeding

A healthy black bear searches for berries. Photo: Lisa Wan August is a busy month for wildlife in the park as bears are intensively foraging, elk are preparing for the rut, and eagles have recently fledged. • By the end ...

Trail Talk: Behind the scenes with Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 10

The fourteenth season of YCP has come to an end, and we are happy to report it was a very successful year. The crew and NPS leaders worked incredibly well together and had a truly memorable experience while providing a ...

VIDEO: Celebrating the Jenny Lake Renewal Project

In early July, the Foundation and Grand Teton National Park hosted a small ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the multi-year, multi-million dollar Jenny Lake Renewal Project. In attendance were many park staff who were critical to the project's success, as well ...

Adventure Journal: Fly Fishing in Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park is a world-renowned fly-fishing destination due to its pristine waterways that provide incredible habitat for several species of fish, including the Snake River fine-spotted cutthroat trout. The Wild and Scenic Snake River flows from its headwaters ...

Trail Talk: Behind the scenes with Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 8

Last week, YCP spent four days and three nights at the Lower Berry Patrol Cabin on the west side of Jackson Lake. Logistics for a twenty-two person crew (plus five leaders) can be challenging in the backcountry, especially when it ...

Trail Talk: Behind the scenes with Grand Teton National Park’s Youth Conservation Program – Week 7

YCP is past the halfway point of their ten week season and they continue to chip away at the new trail near Grand View Point. Such a large undertaking requires a lot of time and patience and the crew remains ...

Foundation Youth Programs Work Together at Grand View Point

Tribal Youth Corps and Youth Conservation Program worked together last week to continue building a new section of trail near Grand View Point. The new route will connect the existing one to a new parking lot at Bug Canyon, just ...
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