Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Facility Opening Dates for Grand Teton National Park

Opening dates for seasonally operated facilities and roads in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway are as follows:


• Teton Park Road-May 1
• Moose-Wilson Road-May 1
• Signal Mountain Summit Road-May 1
• Grassy Lake Road-June 1, dependent on snow conditions
* Paved multi-use pathways are open when they are predominately free of snow and ice.

Visitor Centers & Ranger Stations:

Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center-Open
Colter Bay Visitor Center-May 7
Jenny Lake Visitor Center-May 27
Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve Center-June 4
Flagg Ranch Information Station-June 6
Jenny Lake Ranger Station-June 4


Gros Ventre-May 6
Signal Mountain-May 6
Jenny Lake-May 6
 Colter Bay-May 26
Colter Bay RV Park-May 12
Headwaters Campground & RV Sites-May 20
 Lizard Creek-June 10

All backcountry camping permits cost $25. Backcountry reservations may be made until May 15 with an additional $10 fee for advanced booking. Reservations can be made online at After May 15, all backcountry site permits are issued on a first-come, first-served basis no more than one day before the trip begins.


Signal Mountain Lodge-May 6
Jackson Lake Lodge-May 16
Colter Bay Cabins-May 26
Triangle X Ranch-May 22
Jenny Lake Lodge-June 1
Headwaters Lodge & Cabins at Flagg Ranch-June 1

Entrance Stations:

The Moose, Moran, and Granite Canyon entrance stations are open and charging entry fees.

Bicyclists are reminded that they must stop and show an entry pass before proceeding through the gates, just as vehicles are required to do. An automated self-serve machine is located on the multi-use pathway adjacent to the Moose Entrance Station. People traveling on the pathway by foot, bike, or rollerblade will be required to stop and pay or have a valid pass in possession.

Personal identification is required with any pass that requires a signature.

For additional information about activities and services within Grand Teton National Park or the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway, please visit the park's website, stop by any visitor center, or call 307.739.3300. For detailed information on hiking trails in the park, please click here.


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