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Driving Tour

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Driving Tour brochure for Grand Teton National Park (NP) in Wyoming. Published by the National Park Service (NPS).

Driving Tour Grand Teton National Park John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway Ranger Station SelfGuiding Trailhead Photo Spot Wildlife Viewing As you drive, keep them alive! Every year drivers kill more than 100 large animals, causing property damage and personal injury. Drive cautiously at or below the posted speed limit. Need more information? NPS Grand Teton App Available on AppStore and Google Play. Locate your favorite trailhead, learn about a historic district, find a place to eat or take a guided tour. Your guide to the park! Highway 89/191 – South to North Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center (Teton Park Road) Stop by the striking visitor center in Moose. Watch the park film and explore the interactive natural and cultural history exhibits. Ask a ranger about what to see and do in the park or join a ranger-led activity. Mormon Row Historic District Antelope Flats / Gros Ventre Loop Turn east onto Antelope Flats Road 1 mile north of Moose Junction. Mormon Row is 1.5 miles east of the highway. Tour iconic historic barns and homesteads. Continue east and then south to the town of Kelly. Return to the highway on the Gros Ventre River Road. Look for pronghorn, deer, moose, bald eagles and bison. Snake River Overlook Stop at this turnout for spectacular views of the Teton Range. Ansel Adams took his icon photo of the Snake River and Teton Range from this site. Cunningham Cabin Historic Site Take a self-guided walk through the oldest historic building remaining in the park. Learn about the challenges of homesteading and look for badgers and coyotes hunting in the nearby meadows. Oxbow Bend Turnout Located 1 mile east of Jackson Lake Junction, a meander of the Snake River attracts wildlife including, moose, beaver, river otters, osprey and American white pelicans. Mount Moran provides a backdrop for a classic photo opportunity. Willow Flats Overlook Stop at the turnout 6 miles south of Colter Bay for a view of extensive wetlands and meadows providing excellent habitat for birds, beaver, elk and moose with views of Jackson Lake and the Teton Range. Teton Park Road – North to South Colter Bay Visitor Center (Highway 89/191) Enjoy the all new American Indian arts exhibit or meet a guest artist. Take a short stroll on one of the trails along Jackson Lake. Ask a ranger about what to see and do in the park or join a ranger-led activity. Jackson Lake Dam One mile west of Jackson Lake Junction, Jackson Lake Dam raises the level of Jackson Lake a maximum of 39 feet. Under the reservoir is a natural lake up to 400 feet deep carved by an immense glacier that once flowed off the Yellowstone Plateau. Enjoy views of Mt. Moran. Signal Mountain Summit Road This 5-mile drive turns east 1 mile south of Signal Mountain Lodge. This windy road climbs almost 1,000 feet above the valley floor to the summit. Two overlooks provide panoramic views of the Teton Range and Jackson Lake. The road is narrow and parking is limited. Trailers are prohibited. North Jenny Lake Scenic Drive Turn west at North Jenny Lake Junction onto a 4-mile, 1-way scenic drive. Stop for a hike or picnic at the Leigh / String Lake trailheads, or enjoy the Jenny Lake overlook. Jenny Lake Lodge is along the way. South Jenny Lake / Hidden Falls & Inspiration Point The Jenny Lake Visitor Center is currently housed in a temporary building. Construction is underway, and parking is limited. Hike around Jenny Lake and up to Hidden Falls. No through trail from Hidden Falls to Inspiration Point this summer. Enjoy the shuttle boat or scenic cruise (fee charged). Menors Ferry & Chapel of the Transfiguration Turn east 1/2 mile north of Moose. Stroll through Menors Ferry Historic District to explore homestead and pioneer life in Jackson Hole. Visit Bill Menor’s cabin and view a replica of the ferry that crossed the Snake River. Visit the Chapel of the Transfiguration where the altar window frames the tallest Teton peaks. Extra Time? Try one of these activities. Ranger-Led Activities Join a park ranger to learn more about the natural and cultural history of Grand Teton National Park. Programs include tours, guided hikes, campfire programs and more. Program schedule available in the Grand Teton Guide. Take a Hike There are over 250 miles of hiking trails in the park ranging from level, easy trails on the valley floor to steep, strenuous trails into the mountains. Ask at a visitor center for recommended hikes and trail guides.

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