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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas Social Distancing Required Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed
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COVID-19 STATUS: KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

PARK PHASED REOPENING

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So what does "Park Phased Reopening" mean?

According to the U.S. National Park Service, Grand Teton National Park is currently working on reopening. This can mean that certain areas are closed. It can include trails, campgrounds, facilities, visitor centers, etc. Visit the source link below for more detailed information regarding this park's status.

What we know:

The below source link has detailed information about the status of the park. The National Park Service requires everyone at this park, regardless of vaccination status, to continue to wear masks indoors and in crowded outdoor spaces, such as narrow/busy trails, overlooks, visitor center patios, & other congested areas.

Face Masks or Coverings Required in Certain Areas

Grand Teton National Park is currently requiring masks or face coverings in certain or all areas. Depending on your vaccination status, if you are not fully vaccinated (meaning two weeks after your final vaccination), and according to CDC guidelines, which currently depends on the COVID-19 transmissibility rate in the community in and around the park. Most parks requiring masks indoors have put an alert out (found below in the Alerts section). Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Wyoming and the local community for more detailed information.

Social Distancing Required

Grand Teton National Park is currently requiring everyone to social distance, 6 feet or more, from others. This usually means outside of your immediate group. Some parks may also have size restrictions on gatherings to help assist in social distancing. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Wyoming and the local community for more detailed information.

Visitors Centers, Stores and/or Other Facilities Closed

Grand Teton National Park currently has visitors centers, stores, or other facilities closed due to Covid-19. It is highly suggested that you bring all the supplies you may need in case a store is closed or shopping is limited due to local communities or the park. Please refer to the U.S. National Park Service, the state of Wyoming and the local community for more detailed information.

Last Updated: September 14, 2021
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Grand Teton National Park News

Showing the last 10 news releases. Click here to visit nps.gov's Grand Teton National Park - News section for more.

  • Working Group asks skiers to avoid Teton Range Bighorn Sheep Winter Zones

    January 14, 2022 | 10:18 am

    The Teton Range Bighorn Sheep Working Group including Grand Teton National Park, Bridger-Teton National Forest, Caribou-Targhee National Forest, and Wyoming Game and Fish Department invite backcountry users to join in stewardship efforts to protect bighorn sheep. The Working Group released a map today of Teton Range Bighorn Sheep Winter Zones and is asking skiers to voluntarily avoid these sensitive bighorn sheep winter habitat areas during winter 2022. The georeferenced map is available for download at www.tetonsheep.org and can be displayed on smartphone mapping apps.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Grand Teton sees second busiest November for visitation

    December 16, 2021 | 1:53 pm

    Grand Teton National Park statistics show that November 2021 was the second busiest November on record for recreation visits. The park hosted an estimated 61,674 recreation visits in November 2021. This is a 28% increase from November 2019 and an 8% increase from November 2020.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Winter recreation begins on park roads in Grand Teton

    December 14, 2021 | 3:56 pm

    Teton Park Road, Moose-Wilson Road, and Signal Mountain Summit Road within Grand Teton National Park are now open to cross-country skiing, skate skiing, snowshoeing, and walking. Once snow begins to accumulate on the roadbeds, the designated portions of these roads may accommodate winter recreation, and the use of wheeled vehicles is prohibited for the season.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Top 10 Tips for a winter visit to Grand Teton

    December 8, 2021 | 1:24 pm

    Grand Teton looks forward to welcoming visitors this winter. Learn to plan like a park ranger by following our list of the Top 10 Tips you should know before visiting the park. Limited services and seasonal road and wildlife closures make a winter visit far different than a summer experience. Plan ahead, recreate responsibly, and help ensure this iconic landscape may be enjoyed by future generations.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Additional campgrounds move to Recreation.gov for the 2022 season

    November 24, 2021 | 2:17 pm

    Visitors to Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway will now be able to reserve campsites at all park campgrounds in a “one-stop-shop” on Recreation.gov as all remaining campgrounds in the park transition to the website for the 2022 summer season.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Grand Teton sees second busiest October for visitation

    November 18, 2021 | 12:44 pm

    Grand Teton National Park statistics on recreation visits show that October 2021 was the second busiest on record for the month of October. The park hosted an estimated 245,834 recreation visits in October 2021. This is a 32% increase from October 2019 and a 30% decrease from October 2020.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Collaborative project over 10 years in the making will remove final impediment to native fish migration in Spread Creek

    November 12, 2021 | 9:06 am

    Trout Unlimited (TU), Grand Teton National Park (GTNP), Bridger-Teton National Forest (BTNF), and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department (WGFD) announced today that construction to complete Phase 2 of the Spread Creek Fish Passage Project has started. Many years in the making, the project is a large-scale collaborative effort that will prevent future losses of migratory cutthroat trout and other native fish by installing a fish screen on the Spread Creek irrigation system. It will also make much-needed improvements to stabilize the diversion structure and channel within the project area, which have been damaged by flooding.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Elk reduction program begins Saturday, November 6

    November 2, 2021 | 4:38 pm

    An elk reduction program begins Saturday, November 6, 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.

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  • Wildlife is active near park roads, be vigilant while driving

    October 28, 2021 | 12:32 pm

    Park officials ask visitors and local residents to practice vigilance while driving in Grand Teton National Park. In the last two weeks alone, five bison, one elk, one mule deer, one pronghorn, one coyote and one wolf pup were hit and killed by vehicles traveling on park roads.

    Read more at nps.gov


  • Fuel reduction burns planned in Grand Teton National Park

    October 27, 2021 | 12:54 pm

    Teton Interagency Fire personnel will burn slash piles created from fuel reduction projects near Beaver Creek, Elk Ranch and other areas in Grand Teton National Park in the coming weeks. Firefighters will burn these piles under low fire behavior conditions resulting from wet weather and snow accumulation. Smoke may be visible from these piles during the day of ignition and may linger in the area for a few days following.

    Read more at nps.gov