Recent Posts

Temporary closures scheduled for South Jenny Lake in Grand Teton

Starting Monday, May 12, a temporary area closure will be in effect for several south Jenny Lake locations within Grand Teton National Park. Park officials said the temporary public closures are necessary to ensure public safety during construction activities involving helicopter-assisted transport of heavy material to trail locations on the west side of Jenny Lake. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , ,

Yellowstone and Grand Teton closed to all visitors as government shuts down

All national parks, including Yellowstone and Grand Teton are closed to visitors in the wake of a government shutdown that began Tuesday. No visitors will be allowed into the parks on until the shutdown is resolved. No visitor services are available, and those visitors who were staying inside the parks are required to leave within 48 hours. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , ,

Small fire sparked near south entrance to Yellowstone

The Snake Fire was probably sparked by lightning, and was discovered Monday afternoon burning near the South Entrance to Yellowstone National Park.

Visitors to Yellowstone National Park are advised to check with rangers regarding potential trail and campsite closures around a small fire burning near the park's South Entrance The Snake Fire was discovered shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, burning along the boundary between the Bridger-Teton National Forest and Yellowstone National Park, approximately three miles east of Yellowstone’s South Entrance. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , ,

Teton Park and Moose-Wilson roads in Grand Teton close for winter season

Grand Teton National Park will close some of its roads to seasonal travel in preparation for winter.

Two roads within Grand Teton National Park close to vehicle traffic for the winter season on Wednesday evening. Vehicle closures include the length of the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake parking area and Signal Mountain Lodge parking lot, as well as the Moose-Wilson Road between Granite Canyon and Death Canyon trailheads. Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , ,

Yellowstone officials close some waterways to fishing due to dry, hot summer

Dry, hot weather has prompted Yellowstone Park officials to close some rivers to fishing.(Yellowstone Gate/Ruffin Prevost - click to enlarge)

A dry, hot summer is forcing managers in Yellowstone National Park to close parts of some rivers to fishing. In an attempt to ease the stress on fragile trout populations, Yellowstone's public affairs office on Monday announced that the following waterways will be temporarily closed to fishing starting Aug. 1: Continue Reading →

Filed under: , , , , , , ,