In northwestern Wyoming, Grand Teton National Park guards a dramatic scene rich with royal mountains, translucent lakes and exceptional wild animals. The sheer steep rise of the rough Teton territory is extremely different to the flat valley and lakes that are at the bottom of the mountains. This produces an outstanding panomama that brings over two million travellers yearly.
The mountain range, south of Yellowstone National Park, was accepted as a national park on February 26, 1929. The park contains 484 square miles mountains, valleys and lakes. There are approximately 200 miles of pathways for hikers to enjoy in Grand Teton National Park.
The first strong snowstorms begins at the beginning November and prevail all through March with snow and frost common in any month. Summer temperatures are in the 70's and 80's and the nights go down into the 40's. Thunderstorms are possible in the summer afternoons. September and October bring moderate to chilly weather. It is suggested to have raingear available throughout spring, summer and fall. Temperatures below zero are normal in the winter months and require layering clothes with head protection, gloves and heavy boots.