Bear Season in Teton County

Temperatures are rising, the sun is shining, and bears are beginning to awaken from their winter slumber. Make sure you have the proper knowledge to travel in bear country, and always carry bear spray! 

Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park is easily accessible for hiking, backpacking, and sightseeing. It is also bear territory. Click here to learn more about grizzly and black bears in the park.

Be Bear Aware

This web site places special emphasis on keeping bears wild. Learn more about safety techniques for avoiding encounters with bears. This site includes special information on food storage, campsite set-up, viewing and photographing. Find more information about hiking in bear country and how to use bear spray in the event of an encounter. Click here for information.

US Forest Service

Being outdoors means being with wildlife. The US Forest Service provides meaningful information on the three species of bears in North America, two of which can be found in Bridger-Teton National Forest and the surrounding areas. Click here to learn more.