For visitors seeing the sites of Yellowstone National Park, continuing their journey south leads to the Grand Teton National Park, a prized Wyoming adventure.
Grand Teton offers a number of activities and highlights include:
- Ranger Stations – Ranger stations are a great way to start any introductory journey into the heart of national forestlands. Ranger stations offer a variety of information, including highlighting attractions, activities, special programs and wildlife. Grand Teton ranger stations include Jenny Lake Ranger Station, Colter Bay Visitor Center, Flagg Ranch Information Station, Jenny Lake Visitor Center, Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center and the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center.
- Outdoor Activities – Grand Teton features hiking, climbing, walking, wildlife viewing, photography, backpacking, fishing, boating, swimming, canoeing and biking. The winter months feature both snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Visitors should remember that some activities might require permits, fees, registration and licensing.
- Scenic Drives – Three popular scenic drives through Grand Teton include Teton Park Road, Jenny Lake Scenic Drive and Signal Mountain Summit Road. The latter features stunning panoramic views over Jackson Hole valley and Jackson Lake, offering the spectacular backdrop of the Teton Range.
- Wildlife Viewing – Popular wildlife viewing areas in Grand Teton include Oxbow Bend, Timbered Island, Mormon Row, Snake River, Cascade Canyon and Blacktail Pond. Wildlife viewing includes a variety of avian species, including bison, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, elk, mule deer, moose, coyotes, red foxes, gray wolves, mountain lions, bobcats, weasels, raccoons, black bears, grizzly bears, bats, shrews, rabbits, hares, chipmunks and squirrels.
- Nearby Attractions – Grand Teton is located near Yellowstone National Park, Fossil Butte National Monument, Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area and the Jackson Hole Historical Society and Museum.
- Special Events – Grand Teton hosts a number of special annual events, including the Grand Teton Film Festival, which highlights environmental impact issues, protected wilderness areas and humankind’s impact on nature.
- Science and Nature – Seamlessly converging into one, science and nature abound at Grand Teton National Park. From granite summits, carpeted forest, sprawling plains, painted meadows and jagged mountainsides, this area features a fascinating history, one highlighted by earthquakes and geologic forces.
Yellowstone Holiday is located in West Yellowstone and offers cabins near Yellowstone National Park. Conveniently located to the West entrance, this Hebgen Lake lodging offers access to both national parks, allowing visitors to experience the rugged, raw beauty of Montana’s, Idaho’s and Wyoming’s vast, breathtaking wildernesses.