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Yellowstone National Park & Grand Teton National Park welcome us back gradually with open arms!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Yellowstone and Grand Teton officials have made tough decisions for the greater good of park visitors. They've now made a fun (while still safe) decision!

The parks are partially open, though neither will offer overnight lodging, food service, or visitor centers. Specifically:
  • Two of Yellowstone's four entrances are open - the South Entrance and East Entrance - and provide access to the park's lower loop to Lake, Canyon, Norris, Madison, and Grant Village. This loop reaches much of the park and is home to Old Faithful, Yellowstone Lake, and many geothermal features.
  • Both of Grand Teton National Park's entrances are open - the South entrance from the Teton Park Road and Moose-Wilson Road, as well as the West entrance in Moran, Wyoming. Public restrooms and day hiking on seasonally-accessible trails are open as well.

Please remember to be clean, careful, and connected during this time. Enjoy visiting the parks and don't forget that in time even more adventures will be at your fingertips!

Sit back, relax, and view the famous Teton Mountain Range - and other incredible views - in real time on our webcams. Soon enough we hope you'll see them in person!

Image Provided by: SeeJH

National Park Fun Facts 

  • In the National Park System, there are 407 sites covering more than 84 million acres of land
  • In the National Park System there are: 124 historical parks or sites, 78 national monuments, 59 national parks, 25 battlefields or military parks, 18 preserves, 18 recreational areas, 10 seashores, 4 parkways, 4 lakeshores and 2 reserves
  • There are 27,000 historic and prehistoric structures preserved within the National Parks System
  • There is 1 active volcano, thousands of petrified trees, and almost 300 waterfalls in Yellowstone National Park(the first National Park ever!) 
  • Grand Tetons, Jackson's iconic feature, is 40 miles long and is actually the youngest range in the Rocky mountains
  • The largest living things in the world are in National Parks: Sequoia trees and Alaskan brown bears (the world’s largest living carnivores)

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