With their jagged profile, the Tetons around which Grand Teton National Park was created offer an incredible panorama, particularly around sunset, as David and Kay Scott discovered during a recent stay in the park.
Grand Teton National Park
Wildfires in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks continued Monday to complicate visitors' lives, as the South Entrance to Yellowstone remained closed to traffic and smoke was creating health and driving hazards.
Grand Teton National Park Foundation has not only completed, but exceeded, its $14 million Inspiring Journeys fundraising campaign to renew Grand Teton National Park’s most iconic destination in honor of the National Park Service centennial.
We are nearing the end of a trip of nearly three weeks during which we stayed in or visited 24 national park lodges in Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Glacier national parks. As a conclusion to three weeks in three of America's most popular national parks we thought it might be worthwhile to offer some thoughts about the trip, the lodges, and the people.
A new volunteer program to mitigate human-wildlife conflicts in the String Lake area has proven successful for Grand Teton National Park, and additional volunteers are wanted. The volunteers promote the “Bear Aware” campaign reminding visitors about the responsibilities related to recreating in bear country, as well as help with the increased issues related to the popularity of the area.
A lightning-sparked wildfire in Grand Teton National Park that might not be contained before snow flies continued Wednesday to keep access through Yellowstone National Park's South Entrance blocked, creating long detours for visitors heading into and out of the world's first national park.
While smoky conditions and firefighting activity in Grand Teton National Park on Tuesday kept the south entrance road into Yellowstone National Park closed, a wall of fire was moving towards the West Entrance Road inside Yellowstone.
Two million dollars to help remove 500 tons of debris at Point Reyes National Seashore. Twenty-three-million dollars committed for land acquisition at Grand Teton National Park. Another $2 million to help open Stonewall National Monument.
The slide projector whirred on the table next to my desk as Mrs. Sampson, our fourth-grade teacher, worked the balky advancement mechanism. She had purchased the Kodachromes in strips from a gift shop during her summer vacation, and the images on the screen transfixed me: vertical cliffs of white granite, waterfalls misting in midair, pine trees rising from a grassy riverbank.
Lightning-sparked fires burning in the backcountry of Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in Wyoming are kicking up a lot of smoke but currently are not posing a threat to visitors or front-country areas.