Grand Teton

Grand Teton National Park is near the town of Jackson, Wyo., south of Yellowstone National Park. It features majestic views of the Teton mountain range and includes Jackson Lake and Jenny Lake. Its rugged mountains attract climbers, skiers and snowboarders year-round.

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Wolf killed on private inholding within Grand Teton

Officials in Grand Teton National Park are releasing few details about a gray wolf killed Monday on private land inside the park. The individual who killed the wolf contacted Wyoming Game and Fish Department wardens, who reported the shooting to park rangers at approximately 10:30 a.m. Monday, according to a statement released by the park's public affairs office. Continue Reading →

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Free entry to Yellowstone, Grand Teton on Monday, Jan. 20

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks are joining all National Park Service sites across the nation in waiving admission fees on January 20, in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday. No matter how visitors choose to enter either park—by car, RV, bus or on a guided snowmobile or snow coach trip—the entrance fee will be waived Monday. Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone and Grand Teton open for winter season

Doug Kraus, a firefighter who lives in Mammoth, skis into the backcountry Friday near Top Notch Peak.

The winter season kicks off today in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, as entrances open to snow coaches, snowmobiles, skiers and hikers along the snow-covered roads through both parks. A mix of travel and recreational activities are allowed on different roads and trails in both parks. Visitors are reminded to come prepared by carrying personal emergency survival equipment in their vehicles and dressing appropriately for outside activities in extremely cold weather. Continue Reading →

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Grand Teton seeks public input on Moose-Wilson corridor plan

The Moose-Wilson Road connecting Grand Teton National Park and Wilson, Wyo., will soon close for the season. (File photo by Acroterion/Wikimedia Commons - click to enlarge)

The National Park Service is seeking public input on a plan that will guide management of the Moose-Wilson corridor in Grand Teton National Park. Acting Superintendent Kevin Schneider announced today that the Park Service is developing a comprehensive management plan and environmental impact statement for the Moose-Wilson corridor. A public scoping period for the plan will run through Feb. 6, during which time public comments will be accepted. Continue Reading →

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Grand Teton to raise fees for backcountry camping, other permits

Fees for backcountry camping and other activities in Grand Teton National Park will rise next year. (Ruffin Prevost/Yellowstone Gate file photo)

Getting away from it all in Grand Teton National Park will cost a little more next year, as the park has announced hikes in fees for backcountry camping and permits for other activities, from weddings to commercial filming. Starting Jan. 8, backcountry camping permits will be $25, with an additional $10 fee for advanced reservations Continue Reading →

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Yellowstone, Grand Teton offer free entry Nov. 9-11 for Veteran’s Day weekend

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks will join 399 other National Park Service properties in offering free admission Nov. 9-11 in recognition of Veteran's Day weekend. In keeping with a longstanding tradition, free admission is offered to all visitors, not just to veterans or military personnel, this weekend. Continue Reading →

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Grand Teton Park Foundation names new board members

Grand Teton National Park Foundation—a nonprofit group that raises money to help fund key areas of the park's operations, infrastructure and programs—has appointed new members to its board of directors and resource council. Max Chapman, Natalie Clark, and Jeff Hanson have joined the Foundation board; Debbie Barker, John Gerber, Sandy Hessler, Renny Jackson, and Glenn Ray are the newest members of the resource council, according to a statement released by the Foundation. Continue Reading →

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Grand Teton head Scott to retire Nov. 8 after more than 9 years at park

Grand Teton National Park Superintendent Mary Gibson Scott will retire next month after more than nine years as the park's chief administrator. Scott is the third longest-serving superintendent in Grand Teton’s history, and the first female to fill the park’s top position, according to a statement released Friday by the park's public affairs office. Continue Reading →

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