Grand Teton National Park

Second Annual Grand Teton National Park Film Festival Touches On Bears, Rivers And Sacrifice

Charging brown bears, indigenous farmers in Peru, and the fate of the Colorado River are just some of the images and topics that will be on display this week when the 2nd Annual Grand Teton National Park Film Festival opens.

Video: Exploring Grand Teton National Park, Day And Night

Grand Teton National Park, in western Wyoming, is a masterpiece of rock and ice, forest and water. In this short video from the Grand Teton Association and the Grand Teton National Park Foundation you catch a glimpse of the park's wonders, both day and night.

With Wolves Being Delisted, NPS Asked To Protect Them In John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway

In the wake Friday of the federal government's removal of wolves from Endangered Species Act protection in Wyoming, National Park Service officials were being asked to act to prevent the predators from being hunted in the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway.

Low Water Levels Affecting Boating Opportunities At Grand Teton National Park

Early spring runoff, and low precipitation this summer, has Grand Teton National Park officials planning to halt commercial boating operations on Jenny Lake on Tuesday.

Help Your Essential Friends: Suggestions On Contributing To National Park Friends Groups

Throughout the summer we've been celebrating the work of national park friends groups. While the summer is coming to an end, their good work continues throughout the year. And with that in mind, they could use your support to fund that work. Here's a look back at some of the park system's "essential friends" and how you can support them.

Reader Participation Day: Should The National Park Service Ban Solo Hikers In Grizzly Bear Territory?

Does the National Park Service have to rethink its rules when it comes to backcountry travel in known grizzly bear habitat? That question grows in importance in the wake of last week's fatal mauling of a backpacker in Denali National Park.

Grand Teton National Park Officials Considering Redevelopment Of Colter Bay Village

Grand Teton National Park officials are planning to redevelop the Colter Bay Village area of the park.

Discriminating Explorer: Enjoy Western National Parks With Tips From National Park Friends Groups

August is on the run, but that doesn't mean the time to get the most out of your favorite national park in the western part of the country has passed by. Take the following tips from friends groups in Big Bend, Glacier, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone national parks to heart and you'll create years of memories.

Grand Teton National Park Foundation Lands $25,000 Grant From Coca-Cola For Youth Conservation Program

Teens will be put to work improving trails in Grand Teton National Park thanks, in part, to a $25,000 grant the Coca-Cola Company has presented to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

How Would You Improve The Jenny Lake Area Of Grand Teton National Park?

Grand Teton National Park officials embarking on planning effort to develop renewal plan for the highly scenic and popular Jenny Lake area of the park.

Menor's Ferry Crossing The Snake River Again At Grand Teton National Park

A replica of Menor's Ferry once again is crossing the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park.

Just Another Weekend In Grand Teton National Park: Climber Rescued, Tragedy Averted, Boaters Pulled To Safety

How was your weekend? At Grand Teton National Park, rangers and others who work in the park had a heckuva weekend, one that required a mountain rescue, a river rescue, and cool decisions by a van driver forced off Highway 26/89/191 and into the Gros Ventre River.

Politicians, Staff Heading To National Parks During Congressional Recess

Denali National Park and Preserve seems to be quite popular this August with congressional staffers, though a number of other parks also are destinations for politicians and their staff during the August recess.

Quick Response To Restaurant Fire at Grand Teton National Park Pays Off

Grand Teton National Park is one of the small number of NPS areas with "in-house" capabilities to respond to structural fires. That investment in training and equipment paid off recently when an early morning kitchen fire broke out at a restaurant in the Colter Bay area.

Mark Berry Joins Grand Teton National Park Foundation As Vice President

The new vice president at the Grand Teton National Park Foundation will be responsible for managing new capital intensive projects for the Foundation and fundraising for those projects.

Climber Falls 1,000 Feet To His Death In Grand Teton National Park

A California man who summited the Middle Teton in Grand Teton National Park apparently slipped and fell approximately 1,000 feet to his death while descending the crag.

Exploring Grand Teton National Park—With Insider Tips From The Grand Teton National Park Foundation

No photograph can truly capture the razor-sharp way Wyoming’s Teton Range soars above the Jackson Hole Valley—but here's a guide to capturing it on a visit with tips from Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

Protecting The Grand And Everything Below: The Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Teton Range with snow.
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation helps meet the needs that the National Park Service can't always afford to bear itself.

Salt Lake City Man Who Separated From Climbing Partners Dies In Fall At Grand Teton National Park

A Salt Lake City man who separated from his three partners while attempting the Cathedral Traverse in Grand Teton National Park died from a fall of roughly 500-600 feet, according to park officials.

Stranded Climber Gets Lift Off Of Middle Teton At Grand Teton National Park

Climbing is a tricky thing, even for the most experienced. And when you opt to solo a route, well, the odds lengthen, as a Washington man can attest to after needing to be hauled via helicopter off Middle Teton at Grand Teton National Park.
Peter Greenberg, travel editor for CBS News, featured the Traveler's well-received Essential Friends magazine on his Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio show in late June. Listen to Peter's six-minute interview with the Traveler's Travel Editor Randy Johnson.

Incredible Video Details Climbing Accident, And Rescue, In Grand Teton National Park

Climbing in the Tetons of Wyoming can be one of the most incredible experiences in the national parks, but it is not without risk. Fortunately, as this video shows, the climbing rangers of Grand Teton National Park are well-prepared to help you in an emergency.
Atlas of Yellowstone At first glance, the Atlas of Yellowstone is a trivia lover's guide to Yellowstone National Park, with additional insights to neighboring Grand Teton National Park. But the heart and soul of this fact- and map-filled book is Yellowstone and its landscape, its occupants both human and animal, and the reach and impact of this wondrous terrain.

Program On National Park Souvenirs Set For Tuesday At Grand Teton National Park

There's a long history to national park souvenirs, going all the way back to the 1870s when folks broke off pieces of travertine in Yellowstone National Park to take home. Next week, if you're in Grand Teton National Park, you'll be able to learn about the long history of souvenir collecting in the parks during a special program.

Vehicles Swerving To Avoid Grizzly Bear Leads To Dead Bear In Grand Teton National Park

Motorists trying to avoid a young grizzly crossing the highway in Grand Teton National Park led to the bear's death as one of the vehicles clipped him, according to an ongoing investigation.

Around The Park System: Bike Shuttles At Cape Cod National Seashore, Fire Worries In The Rockies, And More

Here's a quick blast of news from around the National Park System.

Reader Participation Day: Given A Choice, Which State Would You Visit To Tour Its National Parks?

If you could visit only one state to tour its national parks, which state would it be? Would you head to Utah with its five "national parks," to California with its eight "national parks" and handful of other designated park units, or choose Maine with its one national park (Acadia), a stretch of Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and lone international historic site?

Essential Friends: Ensuring Excellence In The National Parks

As lovers of national parks look forward to the 2016 centennial of the National Park Service—guardian of ”America’s Best Idea”—there has never been a better time to profile the rise and role of what may be our “Second Best Idea”—the friends groups, trusts, and foundations that support those parks.

Training Day Turns Into Rescue Day At Grand Teton National Park

A key ingredient for enjoying the national parks is being properly outfitted and trained for the adventure you're embarking on. Unfortunately, a young woman climbing in Grand Teton National Park was neither. Fortunately, trained rangers were nearby to rescue her from the steep slopes of Albright Peak.

Summer, Peak Vacation Season, Is Also Peak Construction Season In The National Park System

Sadly, not only is summer the peak season to visit national parks, but it's also the peak season for construction in the parks. Here's a look at what travelers will have to cope with during a visit to Grand Teton National Park this summer.
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