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Posts With Tag: Adventure Journal

  • Adventure Journal: Ranger-led Snowshoe Hike

    Thursday, December 20th, 2018

    Whether you are on a family visit or just a curious local from town, a ranger-led snowshoe hike is a fantastic way to explore winter in Grand Teton National Park. Your adventure begins immediately after driving through the park entrance—some days you will be immersed in sweeping views of the Teton range and others you […]

  • Adventure Journal: Exploring Winter in Grand Teton National Park and Jackson Hole

    Thursday, December 20th, 2018

    Stunning scenery, abundant wildlife, and endless recreational activities make Grand Teton and the Jackson Hole valley an unbeatable winter destination. Here are a few of our favorite ways to explore and enjoy all that the valley has to offer during this special season.

  • Adventure Journal: Stand Up Paddleboard Grand Teton

    Wednesday, July 18th, 2018

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Our 4 Favorite Early Summer Hikes in Grand Teton

    Tuesday, June 26th, 2018

    Grand Teton National Park combines pristine beauty, charismatic wildlife, and sprawling trail networks to create outdoor experiences that are unmatched. Yet, snow in the high country can make the beginning of summer a challenging time to find a good hike. We’ve come up with a list of our four favorite places for an early season […]

  • Adventure Journal: Plan Your Summer in Grand Teton

    Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

    Are you starting to plan your summer adventures in the park? All visitor centers will be open by June 4th and all frontcountry campgrounds will be open by June 1st with the exception of Lizard Creek, which opens on June 15th. Start your summer off right by sleeping under the stars at one of these […]

  • Adventure Journal: Rolling Through April on the Teton Park Road

    Monday, March 26th, 2018

    April is a quiet time of year in Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park. The perfect fix for the off-season blues can be found in Grand Teton—the Teton Park Road gets plowed at the end of March and does not open to vehicle traffic until May 1st. This mecca for all things non-motorized is possibly the most popular activity in the Jackson Hole valley during the month of April.

  • Adventure Journal: Cross-Country Skiing Destinations

    Thursday, December 14th, 2017

    As we patiently wait for winter to arrive in Grand Teton National Park, we can’t help but think about upcoming adventures during this magical season. The Foundation will be grooming the Teton Park Road two times per week this winter, weather permitting. As soon as there is enough snow in the valley, grooming will begin. […]

  • Adventure Journal: 4 Best Places to Spot Wildlife in Grand Teton

    Thursday, June 29th, 2017

    Grand Teton is one of the best national parks to spot wildlife because it lies in the heart of one of the largest, intact temperate ecosystems in the world. Moose, beavers, bears, sandhill cranes, bison, wolves, and elk are just a few of the many species that call this park home. Hoping to see some of these creatures during your visit? You’re in luck!

  • Adventure Journal: Enjoying Teton Park Road in April

    Thursday, March 30th, 2017

    A great way to experience Grand Teton in April is to stroll along Teton Park Road. The road is open only to human-powered traffic until May 1st.

  • Adventure Journal: Winter grooming of Teton Park Road has begun! Ski to Lucas Fabian Homestead

    Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

    The Lucas-Fabian Cabins are approximately 5 miles round trip from the Bradley-Taggart Trailhead. Originally constructed by Geraldine Lucas and later acquired by Harold Fabian, the homestead is one of Grand Teton’s cherished historic and cultural resources.

  • Adventure Journal: Autumn in the Tetons

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Cycling in Teton Park

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Birding in Grand Teton National Park

    Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

    Summer is a fantastic time of year to look for birds in Grand Teton National Park. The weather is generally warm, days are long, and activity is high. Over 300 species of birds have been sighted in Grand Teton because of its diverse habitats including sagebrush flats to spruce-fir forests, to alpine meadows to lakes and streams.

  • Adventure Journal: Time to Get on the Water

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: 10 Necessities for your Summer Pack

    Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

    If you are going on a hike, make sure you are prepared for whatever weather might come your way. Conditions in the Tetons can change rapidly, from sunny and warm one minute, to rain or even snow the next. Always check the forecast before you leave home! Read more for suggested items to carry in your pack!

  • Adventure Journal: 10 Tips For Capturing The Perfect Winter Day In GTNP

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Ice Fishing in GTNP

    Monday, February 29th, 2016

    Looking for a different outdoor, winter activity? Bundle up and head out to Grand Teton National Park to go ice fishing! The most common and popular spots for winter anglers are Jenny Lake, Jackson Lake, and Phelps Lake.

  • Adventure Journal: Behind the Lens with Cinematographer Ryan Sheets

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Off the beaten path with photographer Lisa Erdberg

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Plan your adventure accordingly

    Wednesday, September 30th, 2015

    Visitor services at Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway are winding down from the 2015 summer season. Campgrounds, Ranger Stations, Visitor Centers, roads and concession facilities are beginning to close down. Plan your fall adventures and trips accordingly!

  • Adventure Journal: Top 4 Places to Watch the Sunset in Grand Teton National Park

    Tuesday, June 30th, 2015

    Warm summer evenings encourage all to venture into Grand Teton National Park to watch the sunset behind the mountains. Here are a few of our favorite spots to take pictures and enjoy the view!

  • Adventure Journal: Fly-fishing in Grand Teton

    Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

    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.

  • Adventure Journal: Wildlife Watching

    Thursday, April 30th, 2015

    Did you know that animals become stressed when humans approach them?

  • Adventure Journal: April on the Teton Park Road

    Monday, March 30th, 2015

    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!

  • Adventure Journal: A Morning Snowshoe

    Thursday, February 26th, 2015

    Emily Greiff, the newest addition to our staff, describes her first experience snowshoeing in Grand Teton.

  • Adventure Journal: Winter Getaway – Headwaters Lodge and Cabins at Flagg Ranch

    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!

  • Adventure Journal: A Tale of Teton Touring by Kim Havell

    Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

    Grand Teton National Park is a world renowned destination for extreme athletes. During the winter, highly skilled and professionally trained adventurers from near and far test their ski mountaineering skills on the high peaks of the Teton range.

  • Adventure Journal: XC Ski Touring in Grand Teton

    Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

    With 14 miles of groomed road, the region between Bradley-Taggart and Signal Mountain is a destination in and of itself. The region also offers a variety of terrain choices and scenic destinations from half day trips to full day tours–there’s a little something for everyone!

  • Adventure Journal: Cozy up to the fire with classic Grand Teton reads

    Friday, October 31st, 2014

    Maybe it’s the fresh layer of snow on the mountains or the daylight hours that continue to fade, but fall seems to be the perfect time to catch up on your reading list. We have compiled a list of a few classic Grand Teton reads to both educate and entertain during relaxing evenings by the fire.

  • Adventure Journal: Top 3 Spots to Listen for Elk Bugling in October

    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.