Grand Teton National Park
Grand Targhee Resort is centrally situated between our nation’s two most famous and majestic national parks: Grand Teton National Park to the east and Yellowstone National Park to the north. There is no better base camp than Grand Targhee for your adventurous explorations into these pristine natural surroundings. At both parks, you will come face to face with protected wildlife, flora and fauna, vistas of unmatched grandeur and natural wonders that will leave you speechless. Enjoy.
Grand Targhee Resort is the ideal base camp from which to explore the grandest of national parks: Grand Teton National Park. Located in northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park protects spectacular mountain scenery and a diverse collection of wildlife. The central feature of the park – the Teton Range — is a 40-mile-long mountain front rising from the valley floor some 6,000 feet. The towering Tetons were formed from earthquakes that occurred over the past 13 million years along a fault line. The jagged range includes its signature peak – Grand Teton, 13,770 feet (4,198 m) – and at least twelve pinnacles over 12,000 feet (3,658 m). Seven lakes adorn the base of the range, and more than 100 alpine lakes dot the backcountry.
Elk, moose, mule deer, bison and pronghorn, are commonly found in the park. Black bears roam the forests and canyons, while grizzlies range throughout more remote portions of the park. More than 300 species of birds can be observed, including bald eagles, peregrine falcons and trumpeter swans.