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How to Make the Best of Your Trip to Grand Teton National Park

How to Make the Best of Your Trip to Grand Teton National Park

by Arshpreet Multani | March 20, 2019

It’s time for you to discover one of Wyoming’s most beautiful sights, the Grand Teton National Park! Camping in Teton is on every campers bucket list; yet, the thought of camping in an unfamiliar area is nerve-wracking, even for experts. This guide will transform you into the confident camper you were born to be!

General Information

  • Opening of the campgrounds varies seasonally.
  • Colter Bay and Headwaters operate through reservations. Other campgrounds are on a first come, first served basis.
  • Nights are very chilly, stock up on blankets and warm clothes!
  • Before your visit, make sure you are well versed in how to properly store food (bears)!

Recommended Campground

Jenny Lake Campground 

Wyoming’s most popular campground sits at the heart of the park. Be sure to claim your spot early, as this site tends to hit capacity before 9am. This tents only site offers exceptional views, and campers are granted easy entry to the park’s main hiking trails. $19/night, 59 sites.


Activities in Grand Teton

Enjoy various outdoor activities!

  • Hiking: This park is infamous for hiking, with over 230 miles of trails.
  • Backpacking: Head over to the Teton Crest Trail, and be prepared with appropriate gear. Find exactly what you need on Arrive Gear!
  • Boating: The park's lakes, as well as the Snake River call for the perfect day out on the water.
  • Climbing: Climbers across the world travel to Teton Range.

Happy camping!


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