Grand Teton National Park is stunning! The mountains are shocking in their peaks as you come from Yellowstone into Grand Teton. You can’t help but stop and stare in awe of the jagged peaks and views.
Today we are sharing our favorite Grand Teton National Park Travel Tips! We have visited the park many times and fall further in love with the park each time. There is just something amazing about the mountain views and scenery.
Things to see-
Places to see the sunset
~Cascade Canyon Turnout
~Teton Point Turnout
~Summit of Signal Mountain
Places to get out on the water
Jenny Lake boating runs small passenger shuttles from South Jenny Lake Boat Dock to Inspiration point during the summer
Jackson Lake is the biggest lake in Grand Teton National Park. Permits are required for motorized crafts
The Snake River winds through the valley providing a great place to go rafting and take in the scenery of Grand Teton!
Places to make sure and grab a photo!
Grand Teton is so beautiful you can take a pic anywhere and have it look fantastic. Here are a few highlight spots to grab a photo
~Snake River Overlook
~View from Jackson Lake Lodge
~Jenny Lake Overlook
~The Cathedral Group Turnout
~Oxbow Bend Turnout
Keep an eye out for wildlife through out the entire park! You never know what is around the next bend.
Moose-Wilson Road is known to be a great place for sighting bears. During our last visit, the road was closed because of all of the bear activity. The bears were enjoying the berry bushes near the road.
Things to know –
Travel through the park from the southern boundary of Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park via the outer Highway 26/89/191 takes a little more than one hour not including stops along the way.
There are five developed campgrounds in Grand Teton National Park. Reservations are available for some campgrounds for group sites, as well as first-come, first-served.
Visitor centers in the park are located at Moose, Jenny Lake, Colter Bay and the Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve.
The ranger station at south Jenny Lake provides information and backcountry permitting for climbing and mountaineering in the park.
To find out more about the park check out the Grand Teton section of the National Park Website.
Wifi is available for free at the Craig Thomas Discovery Center and Visitor Center in Moose
You can download the Grand Teton iPhone App for up to date info on the park – tetonapp.com