Grand Teton National Park News
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Missing Person Gabby Petito
September 15, 2021 | 5:59 pm
Grand Teton law enforcement rangers are working with the Investigative Services Branch of the National Park Service, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Teton County Sherriff’s Office, Jackson Police Department and other law enforcement agencies to investigate the disappearance of Gabby Petito.
Dust abatement activities on Moose-Wilson Road September 14-16
September 9, 2021 | 1:14 pm
The unpaved section of the Moose-Wilson Road in Grand Teton National Park will be temporarily closed for seasonal dust abatement beginning 4 a.m. Tuesday, September 14 and will reopen by 8 a.m. Thursday, September 16. This routine dust abatement application happens several times during the summer on the approximately one-mile of unpaved section of the seven-mile road.
Fire danger increases to high for Teton Interagency area
September 7, 2021 | 1:41 pm
Teton Interagency fire managers have elevated the fire danger rating to high for Grand Teton National Park, the Bridger-Teton National Forest and the National Elk Refuge beginning Wednesday, September 8.
Deceased climber discovered on Teewinot Mountain identified
September 6, 2021 | 5:41 pm
Park rangers responded Saturday, September 4, to a report from a climber ascending Teewinot Mountain of a deceased male at the base of the Black Chimney climbing route. The deceased climber has been identified as 42-year-old Hitoshi Onoe, a Japanese national who worked in San Jose, California.
Deceased Climber Discovered on Teewinot Mountain in Grand Teton National Park
September 4, 2021 | 7:43 am
Grand Teton National Park rangers responded today to a report from a climber ascending Teewinot Mountain of a deceased male at the base of the Black Chimney climbing route.
Jackson Lake Marinas to close for 2021 season
August 31, 2021 | 11:18 am
Grand Teton National Park visitors and boaters should continue to expect impacts to recreational activities, including earlier than normal closures of lake marinas, from the drawdown of Jackson Lake.
Temporary closure of Moose-Wilson Road lifted
August 28, 2021 | 10:19 am
The entire Moose-Wilson Road is now open. The northern section of the road had been closed for human safety and the protection of bears. Visitors are encouraged to slow down while driving as wildlife remain active through the area.
Moose-Wilson Road Closure Update
August 26, 2021 | 1:00 pm
The northern section of the Moose-Wilson Road, between Murie Ranch Junction and north of the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve, is temporary closed to all visitors including motorists, cyclists, and hikers. Visitors can access the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve from the south. There is currently no access to the Death Canyon Trailhead.
Northern section of Moose-Wilson Road temporarily closed
August 26, 2021 | 9:54 am
The northern section of the Moose-Wilson Road, between Murie Ranch Junction and Death Canyon Junction, is temporary closed to all visitors including motorists, cyclists, and hikers. The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve and Death Canyon Trailhead can be accessed from the south.
Teton Interagency Fire danger lowered to moderate
August 25, 2021 | 2:44 pm
Teton Interagency Fire managers will lower the fire danger rating to moderate and lift stage 1 fire restrictions for Bridger-Teton National Forest, Grand Teton National Park, and the National Elk Refuge beginning Thursday, August 26. It is important to note that despite the lowering of the rating, the chance for fires to start easily and spread quickly remains.