Spring can come slowly in the national parks in the Rocky Mountains, as evidenced by the many weeks it takes to open Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park and Going-to-the-Sun Road in Glacier National Park. And that slow transition of seasons requires you to keep your wits about you if visiting the parks in this season.
With working beginning this week on the rehabilitation of the Jenny Lake area of Grand Teton National Park this week, you could encounter some temporary closures to allow for crews to bring in materials.
An Alaska man who was snowboarding with friends in the backcountry of Grand Teton National Park has died in the wake of a 1,500 tumbling fall in the park.
Grand Teton National Park is an open-air zoo of sorts, with bison, pronghorn antelope, eagles, and other wildlife usually in view wherever you find yourself in the park. But there is one slice of Grand Teton that is more productive when it comes to spotting animals.
As a professional photographer I've used a lot of equipment over four decades and recently had a chance to try out the new Vivitar Sports Camera (DVR787HD).
A multi-million-dollar plan to rehabilitate the Grand Teton National Park's Jenny Lake area, with improvements to hiking, camping, and boating areas, has been approved by the National Park Service's Intermountain Region director.
Note to self: Plan for travel delays while driving through Grand Teton National Park this summer.
From now through the end of the month you can pedal, roller-blade, or simply walk down the Teton Park Road in Grand Teton National Park without worrying about passenger cars and trucks. Although, you do need to watch out for snow-removal trucks and plows.
“I get by with a little help from my friends,” sang the Beatles. When it comes to national parks, it had better be a lot of help. The National Park Service often struggles with funding. Now, with tighter budgets and more demands, friends groups are proving invaluable in helping out parks.
Looking for a nice, long bike ride to stretch out your legs this summer? Sign up for the 465-mile Cycle Greater Yellowstone ride.