Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

As a teacher who was unemployed during the summer I often traveled out west to camp and explore. My first 6 week trip took in the Tetons and I fell in love. So much so that I named my first beagle Teton. Ever since I have named my beagles after mountains: Jasper (Canadian Rockies), Sierra, Denali, Shasta. Until now… I started on rivers. Gila (last free flowing river in NM) is my current beagle companion. I don’t know how many beagles I can name after rivers though.

Sincerely,
Theresa

Grand Teton National Park

This spectacular destination preserves a dramatic stretch of the Teton Range bordering the Snake River. One of the unusual features of these distinctive mountains is the absence of foothills, meaning that there are no smaller mountains blocking the view. The park also features glacier-carved lakes, a historic district of weathered buildings made by 19th century Mormon homesteaders, and an abundance of wildlife large and small, including nearly 1,000 bison that roam the grassy fields in herds.

State(s): Wyoming

Established: 1929

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