Seasonal road closures in GTNP begin today

JACKSON, Wyo. — Grand Teton National Park has transitioned into the winter season with scheduled road closures going into effect today, Nov. 1.

The Teton Park Road will close today through April 30 from Taggart Lake Trailhead to Signal Mountain Lodge. The road will be open to biking from Nov. 1 until it is snow-covered. The road will be groomed for skiing, snowshoeing and hiking from mid-December to mid-March.

Moose-Wilson Road will also close today until mid-May based on conditions. It is unplowed from Death Canyon Road to Granite Canyon Trailhead. It is open to skiing, snowshoeing and hiking following the closure.

Other roads such as Antelope Flats, Deadmans Bar, Grassy Lake, Pilgrim Creek, Schwabacher, and Two Ocean are closed seasonally based on conditions.

According to the park, roads in GTNP close for the winter for recreational use and to provide corridors for wintering wildlife.

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Caroline Chapman is a Community News Reporter. She enjoys reading non-fiction, skiing, hiking, and playing piano in her downtime. Her favorite aspect about living in Jackson is the genuine admiration that Wyomingites share for the land and the life that it sustains.

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