Friday, March 4, 2016

Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center Opens for the Season

The Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center at Moose in Grand Teton National Park will open on Friday, March 4, with operating hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The center is closed from late fall to early spring each year.

Park visitors are encouraged to explore the engaging exhibits about the people, wild communities and preservation of the park, as well as enjoy a breathtaking view of the Teton Range from the lobby. The park's 24-minute interpretive film, "Grand Teton National Park: Life on the Edge" will be available for viewing upon request.

The bookstore located in the visitor center will be open beginning Sunday, March 13. The store, managed by the Grand Teton Association, provides materials to increase public understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the park.

The 22,000-square-foot Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center opened in 2007 as a partnership project by the National Park Service, Grand Teton National Park Foundation and Grand Teton Association. Approximately 2.75 million individuals have visited the center since it opened.


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