More Bear Boxes Installed At Grand Teton National Park Campgrounds

One of the most comforting things you can find in your national park campground that lies within bear country is a metal box into which you can store your foodstuffs and cooking gear when you're not using it. And recent work in Grand Teton National Park means there's going to be quite a few more comfortable campers enjoying the park.

Climber Rescued From Perilous Perch In Grand Teton National Park

A 26-year-old climber who found himself in a perilous position on Teewinot Mountain in Grand Teton National Park resorted to a life-line -- his cellphone -- to summon help, and rangers responded with a helicopter to lift him to safety.

Moving From Fall Towards Winter In the National Parks

The transition from fall to winter is harsher than the ones from spring to summer or summer to fall. The signs practically assault your senses. And yet, the transition can be much too quick.

The Role of Partnerships in the National Park System

Can you imagine what would be missing in the national parks if not for partnerships forged with non-profit groups?

New Director in National Park Service's Intermountain Region Looking Forward to Challenges

John Wessels finds himself in arguably one of the best jobs in the National Park Service, that as director of the agency's sprawling Intermountain Region, and yet there probably aren't many who envy him at this point.

Visitor Survey: Grand Teton National Park

A demographic survey on the visitors to Grand Teton National Park has uncovered a disturbing trend: There are fewer children visiting the park now than there were just a decade ago.

Reader Participation Day: Help Us Name the Best Adventures In the National Park System, Lower 48 Edition

What are the best adventures in the National Park System in the Lower 48? For sure, three weeks floating the Colorado River through Grand Canyon National Park has to be one, and climbing the Grand Teton in its namesake park is another. But then what?

Grand Teton National Park Officials Plan to Extend Jackson Hole Airport's Lease For 20 Years

One of the most scenic airports in the country is the one surrounded by Grand Teton National Park with its jagged skyline. You'll long be able to enjoy that view into Jackson under a plan endorsed by park officials that will extend the airport's lease on life to mid-century.

Fire Danger Rated "High" In Grand Teton National Park and Surrounding Bridger-Teton National Forest

Dry forests and grasslands, low humidity levels, and gusty winds have prompted officials to raise the fire danger in Grand Teton National Park and the surrounding Bridger-Teton National Forest in western Wyoming to "high," a marker that fires can start easily and spread quickly.

Black Bear Cub Killed By Motorist in Grand Teton National Park

A black bear cub was hit and killed by a motorist in Grand Teton National Park this week, marking at least the fifth time this summer that a bear was hit by a vehicle, according to park officials.