Grand Teton National Park

Hunters Kill Grizzly Bear In Grand Teton National Park, Claim Self-Defense

Hunters looking for elk in Grand Teton National Park on Thanksgiving Day wound up killing a grizzly bear they said suddenly charged them. The incident prompted calls for the park to bring a halt to the annual elk hunts, but the fact remains more bears are killed by motorists than hunters in the park.

Photography In The National Parks: Reading The Book Of Nature

National parks are a great place to experience wildlife in their natural element, and to photograph them. But at times the plight of nature can generate pangs of helplessness, as nature photographer Deby Dixon realized in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

Interns Helping National Park Service Study Climate Change At Lassen Volcanic National Park And In Rocky Mountain Forests

Food chains in alpine lakes in parks such as Lassen Volcanic National Park and changing fire regimes at Rocky Mountain parks such as Yellowstone, Glacier, Grand Teton, and Rocky Mountain, are among the climate-change studies under way in the park system.

Grand Teton Lodge Company Provides $600,000 To Grand Teton National Park Foundation For Park Projects

Since 1999, the Grand Teton Lodge Company has provided $600,000 to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation, money that the foundation has turned around to benefit Grand Teton National Park.

National Parks Traveler's Essential Friends, Celebrating National Park Friends Groups

Earlier this year National Parks Traveler broke ground with Essential Friends, an initiative created to celebrate the great work of national park friends groups. While the publication has been available in PDF format, we now offer it to you as a flip book. Enjoy!

Reader Participation Day: What Are You Reading?

As summer gives way to fall, and fall to winter, we usually have more time to read, as there's less daylight outside. So what related to the national parks are you reading these days?

Elk Reduction Comes To Grand Teton National Park

The annual elk reduction hunt in Grand Teton National Park will begin on October 6, 2012 and run through early December.

NPCA Invites You On A Float Through Grand Teton National Park

Now here's a deal that's hard to pass up if you're going to be anywhere close to Grand Teton National Park on Tuesday: The National Parks Conservation Association is inviting you on a float through the park.

Obama Administration Report Says "Sequestration" Would Cut $218 Million From NPS Budget

Unless Congress averts a staggering budget "sequestration" early next year the National Park System will be devastated by underfunding that could force the Park Service to shutter more than 100 parks, according to the National Parks Conservation Association.

Video: Shades Of Color Sweep Across Grand Teton National Park

Fall has reached the Rockies, and it has brought with it pastels of the season, from reds and oranges to browns and still some green. In Grand Teton National Park, the changing colors of the seasons are captured in this short video presented by the Grand Teton National Park Foundation and the Grand Teton Association.

Groups Seek To Overturn Decision To Delist Wolves In Wyoming

Not two weeks after Interior Department officials announced their decision to remove Endangered Species Act protection from wolves throughout most of Wyoming, a handful of conservation groups has announced its intention to sue the government over the move.

Second Annual Grand Teton National Park Film Festival Touches On Bears, Rivers And Sacrifice

Charging brown bears, indigenous farmers in Peru, and the fate of the Colorado River are just some of the images and topics that will be on display this week when the 2nd Annual Grand Teton National Park Film Festival opens.

Video: Exploring Grand Teton National Park, Day And Night

Grand Teton National Park, in western Wyoming, is a masterpiece of rock and ice, forest and water. In this short video from the Grand Teton Association and the Grand Teton National Park Foundation you catch a glimpse of the park's wonders, both day and night.

With Wolves Being Delisted, NPS Asked To Protect Them In John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway

In the wake Friday of the federal government's removal of wolves from Endangered Species Act protection in Wyoming, National Park Service officials were being asked to act to prevent the predators from being hunted in the John D. Rockefeller Jr. Memorial Parkway.

Low Water Levels Affecting Boating Opportunities At Grand Teton National Park

Early spring runoff, and low precipitation this summer, has Grand Teton National Park officials planning to halt commercial boating operations on Jenny Lake on Tuesday.

Help Your Essential Friends: Suggestions On Contributing To National Park Friends Groups

Throughout the summer we've been celebrating the work of national park friends groups. While the summer is coming to an end, their good work continues throughout the year. And with that in mind, they could use your support to fund that work. Here's a look back at some of the park system's "essential friends" and how you can support them.

Reader Participation Day: Should The National Park Service Ban Solo Hikers In Grizzly Bear Territory?

Does the National Park Service have to rethink its rules when it comes to backcountry travel in known grizzly bear habitat? That question grows in importance in the wake of last week's fatal mauling of a backpacker in Denali National Park.

Grand Teton National Park Officials Considering Redevelopment Of Colter Bay Village

Grand Teton National Park officials are planning to redevelop the Colter Bay Village area of the park.

Discriminating Explorer: Enjoy Western National Parks With Tips From National Park Friends Groups

August is on the run, but that doesn't mean the time to get the most out of your favorite national park in the western part of the country has passed by. Take the following tips from friends groups in Big Bend, Glacier, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone national parks to heart and you'll create years of memories.

Grand Teton National Park Foundation Lands $25,000 Grant From Coca-Cola For Youth Conservation Program

Teens will be put to work improving trails in Grand Teton National Park thanks, in part, to a $25,000 grant the Coca-Cola Company has presented to the Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

How Would You Improve The Jenny Lake Area Of Grand Teton National Park?

Grand Teton National Park officials embarking on planning effort to develop renewal plan for the highly scenic and popular Jenny Lake area of the park.

Menor's Ferry Crossing The Snake River Again At Grand Teton National Park

A replica of Menor's Ferry once again is crossing the Snake River in Grand Teton National Park.

Just Another Weekend In Grand Teton National Park: Climber Rescued, Tragedy Averted, Boaters Pulled To Safety

How was your weekend? At Grand Teton National Park, rangers and others who work in the park had a heckuva weekend, one that required a mountain rescue, a river rescue, and cool decisions by a van driver forced off Highway 26/89/191 and into the Gros Ventre River.

Politicians, Staff Heading To National Parks During Congressional Recess

Denali National Park and Preserve seems to be quite popular this August with congressional staffers, though a number of other parks also are destinations for politicians and their staff during the August recess.

Quick Response To Restaurant Fire at Grand Teton National Park Pays Off

Grand Teton National Park is one of the small number of NPS areas with "in-house" capabilities to respond to structural fires. That investment in training and equipment paid off recently when an early morning kitchen fire broke out at a restaurant in the Colter Bay area.

Mark Berry Joins Grand Teton National Park Foundation As Vice President

The new vice president at the Grand Teton National Park Foundation will be responsible for managing new capital intensive projects for the Foundation and fundraising for those projects.

Climber Falls 1,000 Feet To His Death In Grand Teton National Park

A California man who summited the Middle Teton in Grand Teton National Park apparently slipped and fell approximately 1,000 feet to his death while descending the crag.

Exploring Grand Teton National Park—With Insider Tips From The Grand Teton National Park Foundation

No photograph can truly capture the razor-sharp way Wyoming’s Teton Range soars above the Jackson Hole Valley—but here's a guide to capturing it on a visit with tips from Grand Teton National Park Foundation.

Protecting The Grand And Everything Below: The Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Teton Range with snow.
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation helps meet the needs that the National Park Service can't always afford to bear itself.

Salt Lake City Man Who Separated From Climbing Partners Dies In Fall At Grand Teton National Park

A Salt Lake City man who separated from his three partners while attempting the Cathedral Traverse in Grand Teton National Park died from a fall of roughly 500-600 feet, according to park officials.
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