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2021 Operating Updates

At this time, there are no anticipated impacts to existing guest camping reservations. Please note that some facilities and services—including restaurants, activities, and retail operationsmay have modifications or limitations.

In support of the President’s Executive Order on Protecting the Federal Workforce and Requiring Mask-Wearing, all individuals are required to wear a mask or other acceptable face covering when inside, in line, gathered for services at our public facilities, interacting with our employees, or outdoors on NPS-administered lands when social distancing is not possible. The mask must fully cover both the mouth and nose.

Guests are encouraged to check back to our site regularly for updates, and to plan ahead and book early.

 

Campgrounds in Grand Teton are Now Reservation-Only

Visitors Should Plan Ahead and Book Early as Reservations Will No Longer Be Available on gtlc.com for the 2022 season.

Camping at all campgrounds in Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway will be available by reservation only.


Reservations for the 2021 season at Colter Bay Tent Village can be made on gtlc.com, however reservations for these campgrounds will migrate to Recreation.gov for the 2022 season.


Visitors must create an account on the Recreation.gov website prior to making campground reservations. Those who already have an account are encouraged to confirm their login and password information. Learn more about how to get started on Recreation.gov.

Tent Cabin reservations are expected to fill quickly! Visitors are strongly encouraged to plan ahead and book early.

 


To speak to our Reservations team, please call 307-543-3100.

 

Colter Bay Tent Village

2021 Operating Dates: May 25 – September 6

 

About Colter Bay Tent Village
Think of Colter Bay Village as summer camp for the entire family. This lovely area is set on the shores of Jackson Lake, and offers practical amenities like laundry facilities, showers, restaurants and a grocery store, as well as purely-for-fun diversions like a marina, gift shop, visitor center, and horse corrals. Colter Bay has an activity for everyone in the family. Visitors can enjoy hiking, kayaking and canoeing, horseback riding, fishing, swimming and beach-going, lake cruises, and ranger-led programs. Set against the majestic backdrop of the Teton mountains, Colter Bay Village is a must-visit.

The vast Colter Bay Tent Village at Colter Bay Village is set amidst towering lodgepole pines just a short, picturesque stroll away from Jackson Lake. The Tent Village includes 66 tent cabins, and is open from mid-May to early-September. As with all campgrounds in the park, the Colter Bay Tent Village is very popular and tends to fill up quickly. Visitors are strongly encouraged to plan and book early.

Facilities
Colter Bay Tent Village offers 66 Tent Cabins. Tent Cabins are a temporary summer cabin with two permanent log walls and two weather-proof canvas walls and roof. Tent Cabins share a common log wall with an adjoining private cabin. Tour a tent cabin.

  • Colter Bay Tent Cabins are $79 per night before tax.
  • The Tent Cabin includes two pull-down bunk beds for a total of four bunks with padding, an interior potbelly wood burning stove for heat, and lighting.
  • While the bunks are padded, bedding and pillows not included. Guests are encouraged to bring their own linens, however a limited quantity of sleeping bags, pillows and blankets are available on a first-come basis for a nightly fee.
  • Tent Cabins can sleep a maximum of six guests with two rollaway twin-size cots, available for an additional nightly fee.
  • Our tent cabins do not offer electrical outlets or private restrooms.
  • Each private cabin includes a picnic table, a fire pit with metal fire grate, a bear-proof food storage locker, and access to nearby water spigots, flush toilets, and laundry and showers are available for an additional fee. 
  • ADA Access with Access Pass: The campground loop roads are paved and mostly level, with some sloping incline and decline. Restroom facilities are partially accessible, with accessible showers available at the launderette. Routes to the amphitheater are paved but on a sloping incline/decline. Guests reserving an ADA site are required to have an Access Pass.

 

Additional Amenities

  • Complimentary WiFi/internet service is available at the restaurants, marina, activities desk, launderette, and stores.
  • Cellular coverage varies, and may be available depending location within the campground and service provider.
  • Firewood and kindling can be purchased at the Tent Village office or nearby grocery store. Food, ice, camping supplies and more can be purchased at the grocery store and adjacent gift shop.
  • Other camping-type accommodations in Colter Bay Village include no-hookup RV sites and tent sites at the Colter Bay Campground, and full-hookup RV sites at the Colter Bay RV Park.

 


To speak to our Reservations team, please call 307-543-3100.

 

 

Policies

  • Parking is available at each cabin, however, oversized vehicles are not permitted. Parking for oversized vehicles is available within a 5-10 minute walk.
  • A one night deposit is taken at the time of reservation. See reservation policies for our change and cancellation policies.
  • Guests may check-in at 2 PM. If you arrive in the evening after the office closes, your site information will be available on the office door. Check-out is 11 AM.
  • Quiet hours are 10pm - 7am. Generator use is not permitted at any time.
  • Camping accommodations are pet-friendly. Please review Campground & National Park Pet Regulations.
  • Wildlife activity is prevalent in the park. Please be familiar with food storage and wildlife safety guidelines.
  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents with permanent disabilities can apply for an Access Pass through the National Park Service.