Rudely named by French-speaking fur traders, the Teton Range rises abruptly alongside Wyoming’s western boundary. Paddlers ripple the reflections of snow-tipped mountain peaks, backpackers overnight in bear country, and photographers stalk grazing elk and pronghorn antelope. The Tetons were protected and appended to Yellowstone as a separate national park in 1929.
Latitude: 43.813 Longitude: -110.6813 Elevation: 6938 ft
In the winter there are many opportunities for cross-country skiing. Most side roads, as well as the inner park road and Moose-Wilson road are snowed closed but open for skate- or cross-country skiing.
all year, but many facilities closed in winter