The National Park Service has announced opening dates for seasonally operated facilities and roads in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway.
The Teton Park Road will open May 1, with visitor centers and other facilities opening throughout the month of May. By mid-June, virtually all facilities in the park will be open.
|Teton Park Road||May 1|
|Moose-Wilson||After snow melt—date to be determined (TBD)|
|Grassy Lake Road||June 1; remaining snow drifts may limit access|
|Signal Mountain Summit||TBD|
Paved multi-use pathways will be fully accessible for use once the snow melts naturally.
Visitor Centers & Ranger Stations
|Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Ctr.||Open|
|Colter Bay Visitor Center||May 10|
|Jenny Lake Visitor Center||May 16|
|Laurance S. Rockefeller (LSR) Preserve Center||May 31|
|Flagg Ranch Information Station||June 2|
|Jenny Lake Ranger Station||June 6|
|Gros Ventre||May 2|
|Signal Mountain||May 9|
|Jenny Lake||May 9|
|Colter Bay||May 22|
|Colter Bay RV Park||May 22|
|Headwaters Campground & RV Sites||June 1|
|Lizard Creek||June 13|
All backcountry camping permits cost $25, whether advanced reservation or walk-in. Backcountry reservations may be made until May 15 with an additional $10 fee for advanced booking. Reservations can be made online at Recreation.gov. After May 15, all backcountry site permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis.
|Signal Mountain Lodge||May 9|
|Jackson Lake Lodge||May 19|
|Colter Bay Cabins||May 22|
|Triangle X Ranch||May 25|
|Jenny Lake Lodge||June 1|
|Headwaters Lodge at Flagg Ranch||June 1|
The Moose, Moran and Granite Canyon entrance stations are open. Fee options include:
- $ 12 for a 7-day permit to enter by foot/bicycle into Grand Teton & Yellowstone national parks.
- $20 for a 7-day permit to enter by motorcycle into Grand Teton & Yellowstone national parks.
- $25 for a 7-day permit to enter by vehicle into Grand Teton & Yellowstone national parks.
- $50 for a Grand Teton/Yellowstone Annual Pass valid for one-year entry into both parks.
- $80 for an Interagency Annual Pass valid for one year entry to all fee areas on federal lands.
Bicyclists are reminded that they must stop and show an entry pass before proceeding through the gates, just as vehicles are required to do. An automated self-serve machine is located on the multi-use pathway adjacent to the Moose Entrance Station. People traveling on the pathway by foot, bike, or rollerblade will be required to stop and pay $12 for a 7-day entry permit, or have a valid pass in possession.
Personal identification is required with any pass that requires a signature.
For additional information about activities and services within Grand Teton National Park or the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, please visit the park’s website www.nps.gov/grte, stop by any visitor center, or call 307-739-3300.