Deep down in Jackson Hole Valley the sun is setting and layers of golden sunlight are streaming through the scattered clouds. Along the banks of the river ancient pine trees thrive on the fresh water that guide the migrating salmon and trout.
Animals bunker down for the evening and the soft howl of the great Gray Owl takes flight, setting off warning sirens to the small rodents and marsupials below. The entire park winds down as the sun sets and standing up high looking over the Great National Park you can experience views found nowhere else on earth.
Nature in Grand Teton National Park
Visitors exploring nature in Grand Teton Park mainly come here for the nature. Hiking, camping and fishing are a main part of this. This is the all American experience of discovering the wild frontier.
Kyakers from around the world visit Grant Teton Park to explore wild white water rivers and immerse themselves amongst spectacular diverse landscape.It is this very essence that provides relief from the daily city grind in a natural playground that is easily accessible and not restricted to an elite crowd of professional explorers.
The mountains are layered in dense woodlands. Snake River makes its path over the valley. Winter months here can be harsh and at times very cold. This place has been known to drop down to bone chilling temperatures of around -17 Celsius. Although quite rare for these extreme conditions, travellers are always advised to be prepared.
In the summer months elk can be seen searching for food high up in the mountain tops. However, during the winter months most of the elk climb down to the grasslands in search of more food and guests are advised not to disturb these majestic creatures while they graze the lowlands.
The Teton mountain reaches over 7,000 ft. and creates a backdrop unlike no other. Misty and low hanging clouds drift amongst the peaks and clear lakes are found in abundance.
You’ll find just as much beauty amongst the valley lowlands as you will the mountain peaks, nestled amongst the many lakes, streams and rivers are some of the most beautiful flora species you can find in the northern hemisphere. The natural beauty here is boundless and worth checking out.