Tag Archives: Grand Teton National Park

Search on for missing Grand Teton visitor UPDATED

Grant Teton National Park

The search continues for a missing Grand Teton visitor, as 26-year-old Jared Hembree was reported as missing on October 21. UPDATE: His body has been recovered.

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Yellowstone September 2021 visitation sets more records

August 2021 Yellowstone visitation

Yellowstone National Park exceeds 4 million visitors in the year to date, Yellowstone’s September 2021 visitation is an all-time record for any September, and Grand Teton National Park reports the second-busiest September ever.

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Coroner: Gabby Petito was strangled to death

Gabby Petito

The cause of death for Gabby Petito was strangulation and her case is now confirmed as a homicide, as Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue delivers his findings about the young woman killed in Bridger-Teton National Forest.

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Authorities ask for help in Gabby Petito case

Gabby Petito

With plenty of open questions about the whereabouts of Gabby Petito as she and her boyfriend planned a trip to Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park, authorities are asked for the public’s help.

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Yellowstone, Grand Teton visitation records in the books

Midway Geyser crowd 2020

With both Yellowstone and Grand Teton visitation records in the books for July 2021, you can expect more calls for limitations on access to popular areas within the two national parks.

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Low water levels force Jackson Lake marina closures

Jackson Lake marina closures

Low water levels have forced early Jackson Lake marina closures, as drought conditions throughout the west impact Grand Teton National Park.

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Grand Teton sets June visitation record

With Yellowstone setting a June visitation record, it’s no surprise we also saw a Grand Teton June 2021 visitation record, with an estimated 752,114 recreation visits.

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“Irresponsible” behavior leads to Grand Teton grizzly relocation

Grand Teton grizzly

A Grand Teton grizzly has been relocated within the park after the subadult bear received a food reward in two incidents due to “irresponsible” human actions, leading to charges against a visitor, according to an NPS report.

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New search locations for lost Grand Teton hiker

lost Grand Teton hiker

Based on new information from a witness, the search for lost Grand Teton hiker Cian McLaughlin has shifted to the Bradley Lake and Taggart Lake areas.

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Grand Teton fire danger rating raised to very high

This is escalating quickly: the Grand Teton fire danger rating has been revised upward to very high, as hot and dry conditions will persist during coming weeks.

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