Grand Teton National Park

Vehicles Swerving To Avoid Grizzly Bear Leads To Dead Bear In Grand Teton National Park

Motorists trying to avoid a young grizzly crossing the highway in Grand Teton National Park led to the bear's death as one of the vehicles clipped him, according to an ongoing investigation.

Around The Park System: Bike Shuttles At Cape Cod National Seashore, Fire Worries In The Rockies, And More

Here's a quick blast of news from around the National Park System.

Reader Participation Day: Given A Choice, Which State Would You Visit To Tour Its National Parks?

If you could visit only one state to tour its national parks, which state would it be? Would you head to Utah with its five "national parks," to California with its eight "national parks" and handful of other designated park units, or choose Maine with its one national park (Acadia), a stretch of Appalachian National Scenic Trail, and lone international historic site?

Essential Friends: Ensuring Excellence In The National Parks

As lovers of national parks look forward to the 2016 centennial of the National Park Service—guardian of ”America’s Best Idea”—there has never been a better time to profile the rise and role of what may be our “Second Best Idea”—the friends groups, trusts, and foundations that support those parks.

Training Day Turns Into Rescue Day At Grand Teton National Park

A key ingredient for enjoying the national parks is being properly outfitted and trained for the adventure you're embarking on. Unfortunately, a young woman climbing in Grand Teton National Park was neither. Fortunately, trained rangers were nearby to rescue her from the steep slopes of Albright Peak.

Summer, Peak Vacation Season, Is Also Peak Construction Season In The National Park System

Sadly, not only is summer the peak season to visit national parks, but it's also the peak season for construction in the parks. Here's a look at what travelers will have to cope with during a visit to Grand Teton National Park this summer.

Parks Offer Opportunities To Watch Venus Transit On Tuesday

If you're out in the parks this week, check to see if the park you're in is offering a viewing of the "Venus transit" that will occur Tuesday afternoon. Units from Arches to Voyageurs national parks will be offering special viewing of the celestial event.
Your Guide to the National Parks: The Complete Guide to all 58 National Parks Coming soon to book dealers is a hefty new guide to the national parks -- the 58 "national parks" -- that strives to go a step further than the texts offered by publishers such as Fodor's, Frommers, and Falcon Guides.

Grand Teton National Park Crews Finish Another 6.5 Miles Of Pathway For Walkers, Joggers, Cyclists

Exploring Grand Teton National Park is getting easier if you like to take your time by walking or cycling. Visitors to the park this summer will have more than 20 miles of multiple-use pathways to use to avoid vehicles as they enjoy Grand Teton.

Is A Tiny Beetle Causing Haze In Places Such As Rocky Mountain, Yellowstone, Grand Teton, And Glacier National Parks?

Is there a connection between climate change, a tiny beetle, and increased haze in the skies over places such as Rocky Mountain and Yellowstone national parks? Research by an assistant professor at Southern Illinois University seems to connect the dots.
Before They In approaching Before They're Gone, A Family's Year-Long Quest to Explore America's Most Endangered National Parks, Michael Lanza desires to take his young son and daughter to places that most amazed him -- national parks -- before climate change alters their appearance too greatly.

Grand Teton National Park Looking For Volunteers To Help Patrol Pathway

Live near Grand Teton National Park and looking for a fun way to spend the summer? Park officials for the fourth year are recruiting for volunteers interested in serving as ambassadors for the multi-use pathway that extends from Dornan's in the Moose area to South Jenny Lake.
The Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges, 7th Just in time for Mother's Day, as well as Father's Day, is the 7th edition of The Complete Guide To The National Park Lodges. Along with updates in the rundown on park lodges is the insertion of full-color images from lodges and settings in the national parks.

Grand Teton National Park Ready For Summer Season

Though Grand Teton National Park is open every day of the year, not all of its facilities are. With summer right around the corner, the park has released its schedule of facility openings.

Watching Grizzlies In The Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

Wildlife fascinate most folks to some degree, and grizzlies seem to take that to an even higher level. But we definitely prefer to watch these animals from a distance. Daryl Hunter lets you do that from the comfort of your home in the following video.

No. 610 And Her Triplets Take A Stroll At Grand Teton National Park, The Video!

It's National Park Week, so why wouldn't the grizzlies be out and about in Grand Teton National Park?

Federal Land Managers Collaborating On How To Handle Whitebark Pine Issues In Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem

A "significant loss" of whitebark pine trees in the Greater Yellowstone Area that includes Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks has federal land managers in the region pledging to work together to find ways to reverse the trend.

Where Can You See Wildlife Right Now: Strutting Sage Grouse At Grand Teton National Park

Where can you see one of the more unusual rites of spring in the animal kingdom? Head to Grand Teton National Park to watch the sage grouse strut.

Grand Teton National Park Foundation Provides Nearly $1 Million For Projects At Grand Teton National Park

Nearly $1 million worth of projects, ranging from teen trail crews, bear boxes, and wildlife research, were underwritten at Grand Teton National Park during the past year by the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

Bears Coming To Life In Grand Teton, Yellowstone National Parks

Grizzly and black bears are starting to come out of hibernation in Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks, prompting officials there to warn visitors about the hungry bruins.

Mark Your Calendars: National Park Week Set For April 21-April 29

You can start planning: National Park Week will fall April 21-29 this year, with activities planned throughout the National Park System.

Pura Vida! Connecting Latino Students With The Wonders At Grand Teton National Park

Today it's estimated that 46 percent of the country's youth under age 18 are either Hispanic, African American, or from some other minority group, while 54 percent are Caucasian. By 2050, it's pre

Grand Teton National Park Rangers, Exum Mountain Guides Recognized for Valor By Interior Secretary

Climbing rangers from Grand Teton National Park and guides from Exum Mountain Guides have been recognized for their valor in connection with a search-and-rescue operation in the Tetons when 17 climbers were caught up in a lightning storm.

Student Conservation Association Works To Nurture Life-Long Love For Outdoors in Youth

Who will be the next stewards and advocates of the national parks? In a society where Baby Boomers are graying steadily if not quickly, and where the "face" of the National Park Service is decidedly male and Caucasian, it's not an unreasonable question to raise.

Massive Avalanche Blamed For Deaths Of Backcountry Skiers At Grand Teton National Park

A massive avalanche that ran 3,000 feet is being blamed for the deaths of two veteran backcountry skiers at Grand Teton National Park.

UPDATE: Avalanche Kills Two Backcountry Skiers in Grand Teton National Park

Rangers on Thursday recovered the bodies of two men who were killed by an avalanche during a backcountry skiing trip in Grand Teton National Park.

Planning A Western White-Water Trip In A National Park This Year? Earlier Might Be Better Than Later

Tempted to book a river trip in a national park this summer? If you're thinking of a white-water adventure in parks such as Dinosaur National Monument, Glacier National Park, or Canyonlands National Park, sooner in the summer just might be better than later due to the below-normal snowpack.

Winter Storm Strands More Than 150 Travelers at Grand Teton National Park, Leads Snowboarder Astray

A potent winter storm that descended on Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks this weekend stranded hundreds of travelers and led a snowboarder astray into the backcountry of Grand Teton.

National Park Service Looking For Operator of Grand Teton National Park's Climbers' Ranch

Wanted: Operator for historic lodge nestled in the scenic grandeur of Wyoming's Teton Range. Must assume $70,000 maintenance backlog. Annual revenues pegged at $72,228.

Revisiting the Organic Act: Can It Meet the Next Century’s Conservation Challenges?

Can the National Park Service Organic Act of 1916 continue to serve the National Park Service well in its second century? Professor Robert B. Keiter, the Wallace Stegner professor of law at the University of Utah, addresses that question in the following essay.
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