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Grand Teton National Park


Data & Facts

Operation Times
The park is open year-round, please see following the operation schedules of the Visitor Centers. During Winter a 4-wheel drive car is recommended.


Travel by car
From Salt Lake City, Utah: approximately 275 miles/5-6 hours.
Directions: I-15 to Idaho Falls. Highway 26 to Swan Valley. Highway 31 over Pine Creek Pass to Victor. Highway 22 over Teton Pass, through Wilson to Jackson. If you would like to avoid the 10% grade of Teton Pass, take Highway 26 from Idaho Falls to Swan Valley. Continue on Highway 26 to Alpine Junction. Highway 26/89 to Hoback Junction. Highway 26/89/191 to Jackson.
I-80 to Evanston. Highway 89/16 to Woodruff, Randolph, and Sage Creek Junction. Highway 30/89 to Cokeville and then Border. Continue on Highway 89 to Afton, and then to Alpine Junction. Highway 26/89 to Hoback Junction. Highway 26/89/191 to Jackson.

From Denver, Colorado: approximately 550 miles/9-10 hours.
Directions: I-25N to Cheyenne. I-80W through Laramie to Rock Springs. Highway 191 North through Pinedale. Highway 191/189 to Hoback Junction. Highway 191 to Jackson.
I-25N to Fort Collins, Highway 287 North to Laramie. I-80W to Rawlins. Highway 287 to Muddy Gap Junction. Continue on Highway 287 to Jeffrey City, Lander, Fort Washakie, Crowheart, and Dubois. Highway 287/26 over Togwotee Pass to Moran. Highway 26/89/191 to Jackson.

Visitor Centers

Colter Bay Visitor Center & Indian Arts Museum
Early May to late May: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Late May to early September: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Early September to early October: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (307) 739-3594
Location: Located 25 miles north of Moose, adjacent to Jackson Lake.
Closures: Closes for season early October. Please see official Park Website for details.
Visitor Services: A large bookstore, information desk, auditorium, telephones, restrooms and backcountry permits.

Flagg Ranch Information Station
Open: Early June to early September: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., closed for lunch.
Phone: (307) 543-2327
Location: Located about 2.5 miles south of Yellowstone National Park's south boundary and 40 miles north of Moose.
Closures: Closes for season early October. Please see official Park Website for details.
Exhibits: Features information about the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway and the Greater Yellowstone Area.
Visitor Services: Book sales, park information and restrooms.

Jenny Lake Visitor Center
Early June to early September: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Early September to late September: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Location: Located 8 miles north of Moose at South Jenny Lake.
Closures: Closed October through May.
Exhibits: Features geology exhibits, information and a relief map of the park.
Visitor Services: Activity schedules, guided walks and talks, maps, bookstore, restrooms, store and telephones adjacent. Jenny Lake Campground is nearby.

Moose Visitor Center
Open Year-round: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (closes at 7:00 p.m. during peak summer season.)
Phone: (307) 739-3399
Location: Located 12 miles north of Jackson.
Closures: December 25
Exhibits: The Moose Visitor Center features natural history exhibits, a relief map of the park, and an introductory video.
Visitor Services: Information, an extensive bookstore, maps, activity schedules, guided walks and talks, backcountry camping permits, boat permits, restrooms, telephones. A post office is located nearby.

Ranger Stations

Jenny Lake Ranger Station
Open: Late May to late September, call for hours
Phone: (307) 739-3343
Closures: Closed in winter.
Visitor Services: Features in-depth information for visitors planning to climb and backpack in the park.

Road Conditions

For the most up-to-date road information: Grand Teton road information call (307) 739-3614

Entrance Fees
Single entry fee: $25.00 / 7 Days
Good for both Grand Teton and Yellowstone national parks: $25.00 per vehicle; $12.00 per person for single hiker or bicyclist; $20.00 per motorcycle.

Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park
Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park

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Last modified: 20070421
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