The frontcountry portions of Grand Teton are largely accessible to people using wheelchairs. There's designated parking at most sites, and some interpretive trails are easily accessible. There are accessible restrooms at visitor centers. For the Accessibility brochure, a guide to accessible trails and facilities, stop by any visitor center.

Park Fees and Permits

Park entrance fees cost $25 per car, truck, or RV; $20 per motorcycle; and $12 per person on foot or bicycle, good for seven days in both Grand Teton and Yellowstone parks. Annual park passes are $50. A winter day-use fee is $5.

Backcountry permits, which must be retrieved in person at the Craig Thomas Visitor Center, Colter Bay Visitor Center, or Jenny Lake Ranger Station, are $25, with an additional $10 fee for advance reservations. Permits are required for all overnight stays outside designated campgrounds.

For those bringing boats into the park, seven-day boat permits are available year-round at Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center and in summer at Colter Bay and Signal Mountain ranger stations. They cost $20 for motorized craft and $10 for nonmotorized craft and are good for seven days. Annual permits are $40 for motorized craft and $20 for nonmotorized craft. State law also requires a special Aquatic Invasive Species decal. Wyoming residents pay $10 for motorized watercraft and $5 for nonmotorized craft; out-of-state visitors pay $30 and $15, respectively.

Park Hours

The park is open 24/7 year-round. It's in the Mountain time zone.

Automobile Service Stations

Automobile service stations are in the park at Dornan's, Jackson Lake Lodge, Signal Mountain Lodge, and Colter Bay.

Cell-Phone Reception

Cell phones work in most developed areas and occasionally on trails. Public phones are at Dornan's, south Jenny Lake, Signal Mountain Lodge, Moran Entrance Station, Jackson Lake Lodge, Colter Bay Village, Leeks Marina, and Flagg Ranch.

Shops and Grocers

Both Signal Mountain Lodge and Dornan's have general stores with basic grocery items (Signal Mountain Lodge sells ice). Other better-stocked and cheaper stores can be found in Jackson or Wilson.


Dornan's Moose Trading Post & Deli (10 Moose Rd., off Teton Park Rd. at Moose Junction, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 83012. 307/733–2415.)

Hungry Jack's General Store (5655 W. Hwy. 22, Wilson, WY, 83014. 307/733–3561.)

The Trails Camp Store (Signal Mountain Lodge, Teton Park Rd., 3 miles south of Jackson Lake Junction, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 83013. 307/543–2831. Mid-May–mid-Oct.)