Grand Teton
National Park

Grand Teton National Park with its remarkable mountain peaks and lush glacier fed valleys has a varied array of wildlife and fauna. The centerpiece of the park is the Teton mountain range that runs for 40 miles and includes 8 mountain peaks over 12,000 feet. The Grand Teton tops out at 13,770 feet. The Teton Valley has been visited by humans for over 11,000 years. There are more than 300 species of birds that travel through Grand Teton National Park and the park has mule deer, buffalo, pronghorn, moose, elk, black bears and some grizzlies.

There is plenty to do in the Grand Tetons including boating on the glacier fed lakes, hiking, fishing, mountain climbing, biking, horseback riding and backcountry camping. Jackson Hole is the closest town and is an interesting place to visit.

Grand Teton National Park Weather is varied with the first heavy snows coming in November. Summer days range between 70s and 80s F with nights in the low 40s. Thunderstorms are common during summer afternoons. Winter in the Grand Tetons includes sub zero temperatures and heavy snows especially at higher elevations.