Home » Grand Teton National Park »Jackson Hole »State of Wyoming »Teton County » Currently Reading:

GTNP Begins Winter Season

GTNP Winter

Winter season also gets into full swing in Grand Teton National Park beginning this weekend.  As a feature of the season, Park Spokesperson Jackie Skaggs says a special single day pass is available at all three entrance stations allowing visitors to enter the park for $5 per vehicle, rather than the normal $25 seven-day pass.  However, Skaggs says the special pass is park-specific and does not grant admittance to Yellowstone.  Skaggs says ranger-led snowshoe hikes begin December 26th at the Discovery Center. This 2-hour activity is offered every day at 1:30 pm, and previous experience is not necessary. Snowshoes are available for a rental fee of $5 for adults and $2 for children, 8 years or older. This year, Skaggs says there will be some monthly snowshoe hikes at Taggart Lake and also some full-moon hikes.  Information about those special hikes, she says, will be published as the winter goes on. Of course cross-country skiing and snowshoeing continue to be popular winter activities in the park. Skaggs says most trails are skier tracked, but not groomed and the Teton Park Road is intermittently groomed in winter for cross-country and skate skiing from the Taggart Lake parking area to Signal Mountain.  As in the summertime, Skaggs says pets are permitted only along the parks plowed or unplowed roads and parking areas, and must be on a leash.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Fair And Warm Weather Lingers Through Mid-Week - September 15, 2014
    A stretch of warm and dry weather will linger across Wyoming for the next few days.  Temperatures will rise into the 70′s for most areas, with partly to mostly sunny skies and fair conditions.  Wednesday could bring a couple mountain showers to north and northwest regions.  Otherwise, no major weather systems will affect the state […]
  • My hunting dog has been pouting - September 15, 2014
    I finally got my dog out for a day of hunting last week. It was almost too late. She’s been pouting for months, and I realized a while ago it was because I hadn’t gotten her on a bird since last November. I figured it out when I took her out to get her tuned […]
  • Improving Weather Expected For Friday & Weekend - September 12, 2014
    We will see improving weather conditions today and this weekend as our latest cold front moves out of the area and higher pressure builds overhead.  However, there could be a few more additional light snow showers in far southeastern parts of the state this morning and visibility could also be reduced at times along I-25 […]
  • Let’s go … skishing? - September 12, 2014
    Many of us in Wyoming have braved the frigid waters of our state in a float tube in order to get into a better position to catch a big fish. But would you consider just jumping all the way in and swimming out to the deep water? Some crazy guy out in New York is […]

National and World News

The Latest RSS Items

  • No items found in feed URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/StefaniasBlog?format=xml. You requested 5 items.
  • powered by RSS Just Better 1.3 plugin