Grand Teton National Park News
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Motor vehicle accident results in fatality
November 9, 2022 | 1:03 pm
Yesterday, at approximately 11 a.m., Teton Interagency Dispatch Center received a call reporting a motor vehicle accident on U.S. Highway 89 in Grand Teton National Park. Park rangers responded to the scene involving an SUV and a semi-truck near Teton Point Turnout.
Fuel reduction burns planned in Grand Teton National Park
November 1, 2022 | 11:13 am
Teton Interagency Fire personnel will burn slash piles created from fuel reduction projects in Grand Teton National Park in the coming weeks. Firefighters have focused on fuel reduction efforts in developed areas to reduce wildfire risk, and pile burning is the last step in this thinning process.
Elk reduction program begins Saturday, November 5
October 27, 2022 | 4:36 pm
An elk reduction program begins Saturday, November 5, in Grand Teton National Park. The park’s enabling legislation of 1950 authorizes Grand Teton National Park to jointly administer an elk reduction program with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department when necessary for the proper management and conservation of the Jackson Elk Herd.
Boat permits support aquatic invasive species prevention
October 17, 2022 | 2:51 pm
Boaters in Grand Teton National Park will see an increase in the cost of an annual park boat permit to $25 for non-motorized boats and $75 for motorized boats starting in February. Boat permit fees help offset the costs associated with waterway patrols and priority aquatic invasive species (AIS) inspections and education.
Bureau of Reclamation will intermittently close Teton Park Road across Jackson Lake Dam
October 11, 2022 | 11:16 am
The Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), Upper Snake Field Office, is temporarily closing the Teton Park Road across the Jackson Lake Dam in Grand Teton National Park on an intermittent basis from Oct. 11 through Oct. 29 to perform crane work on the dam. The closures will occur Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. for up to two hours for each closure. The road will remain open in the evenings and weekends.
Pathway signs installed throughout Grand Teton
October 6, 2022 | 9:55 am
New signage has been installed at six biking hubs along the Grand Teton Pathway to improve recreationist’s experience and safety.
Grizzly Bear Research Trapping Taking Place in Park
September 30, 2022 | 1:53 pm
As part of ongoing efforts required under the Endangered Species Act to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, park biologists in cooperation with the Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) will conduct capture operations within Grand Teton National Park from October 3 to November 1.
Scenic road striping project completed
September 21, 2022 | 8:53 am
The one-way Scenic Drive near Jenny Lake reopened on Sept. 20 after being temporary closed for a road striping project to improve the comfort and safety of cyclists.
Fire Danger Increases to High
September 7, 2022 | 10:36 am
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 Tuesday, September 6.
Spread Creek Fish Passage Project protects native cutthroat trout populations
September 5, 2022 | 11:58 am
Trout Unlimited, Grand Teton National Park, Bridger Teton National Forest, and Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced today completion of the final phase of the collaborative Spread Creek Fish Passage Project. To tell the story of the incredible local partnerships that made this native trout conservation project possible, Trout Unlimited released a short film.