Greetings from Grand Teton National Park

In 2009, I traveled with my sister and her family to the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone. Hiking, whitewater rafting, wildlife watching-it was such an incredible trip, we will treasure it forever. Here, I’m with my sister and nephew in the Tetons, with a fellow moose chilling behind us.


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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