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The frontcountry portions of Grand Teton are largely accessible to people using wheelchairs. There's designated parking at most sites, and some interpretive trails are easily accessible. There are accessible restrooms at visitor centers. For the Accessibility brochure, a guide to accessible trails and facilities, stop by any visitor center.
Admission Fees and Permits
Park entrance fees are $25 per car, truck, or RV; $20 per motorcycle; and $12 per person on foot or bicycle, good for seven days in both Grand Teton and Yellowstone parks. Annual park passes are $40. A winter day-use fee is $5.
Backcountry permits, which must be retrieved in person at the Craig Thomas Visitor Center, Colter Bay Visitor Center, or Jenny Lake Ranger Station, are $25 to reserve in advance or free to pick up one day before your hike. Permits are required for all overnight stays outside designated campgrounds. Seven-day boat permits, available year-round at Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center and in summer at Colter Bay and Signal Mountain ranger stations, cost $20 for motorized craft and $10 for nonmotorized craft and are good for seven days. Annual permits are $40 for motorized craft and $20 for nonmotorized craft.
The park is open 24/7 year-round. It's in the mountain time zone.
In the park, ATMs are at Colter Bay Grocery and General Store, Dornan's, Jackson Lake Lodge, and Signal Mountain Lodge. You can also find ATMs at Flagg Ranch Resort, which is north of the park before the southern entrance to Yellowstone. The nearest full-service banks are in Jackson and Dubois.
Automobile Service Stations
Automobile service stations are in the park at Dornan's, Jackson Lake Lodge, and Signal Mountain Lodge.
Cell phones work in most developed areas and occasionally on trails. Public phones are at Moose, Dornan's, south Jenny Lake, Signal Mountain Lodge, Moran Entrance Station, Jackson Lake Lodge, Colter Bay Village, Leeks Marina, and Flagg Ranch.
Late spring through early autumn, Christian services are held on weekends at the park's two chapels.
Shops and Grocers
Both Signal Mountain Lodge and Dornan's have general stores with basic grocery items (Signal Mountain Lodge sells ice). Other, better-stocked and cheaper stores can be found in Jackson or Wilson.
Dornan's Moose Trading Post & Deli (10 Moose Rd., off Teton Park Rd. at Moose Junction, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 83012. 307/733–2415.)
Hungry Jack's General Store. Hungry Jack's General Store 4655 W. Hwy. 22, Wilson, WY, 83014. 307/733–3561.
The Trails Camp Store (Signal Mountain Lodge, Teton Park Rd., 3 miles south of Jackson Lake Junction, Grand Teton National Park, WY, 83013. 307/543–2831. Mid-May–mid-Oct.)
Park Contact Information
Grand Teton National Park (307/739–3300. www.nps.gov/grte.)
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