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Whether you come in the spring, summer, or fall, there is always something to do in and around Grand Teton National Park. If you want to stay close, outdoor excursions and complimentary activities are offered at each lodge throughout the season.

The National Park Service also hosts a variety of events on a daily basis for all ages and interests.

  • September 1 - September 3
    Swan Lake Ranger Hike - September

    Join a ranger to hike through the forest and learn about the park's natural history. It's a classic national park experience! Bring food, water, binoculars, rain gear, and insect repellent. Moderate hike, 3 hours

    Meet at the flagpole in front of the Colter Bay Visitor Center

    Offered daily at 4 PM, September 1-3

  • September 1 - September 2
    Colter Bay Evening Ranger Programs - September

    Throughout the summer at Colter Bay, two evening ranger programs take place at the Amphitheater. Topics change daily and always cover an exciting aspect of Grand Teton.

    Meet at the Colter Bay Amphitheater

    Daily at 7 pm - Traditional Ranger Talk, Families Welcome

    Daily at 9 pm - Photo-illustrated talk about an aspect of Grand Teton

    Last talks for the season are on are September 2.

  • September 1 - September 29
    Art & History of Jackson Lake Lodge - September

    Take a tour of Jackson Lake Lodge with our historian, Mary McKinney, who has spent over 35 seasons in Grand Teton. Learn about the history of the lodge, the wildlife paintings, Mural Room mountain rendezvous murals, and more.

    Please check in with our Activities Desk for tour departure location.

    Sundays, September 1, 8, 15, and 29 (no tour 9/22) at 5:00 PM at Jackson Lake Lodge

  • September 2 - September 30
    Lunch Tree Hill Morning Walk & Talk - September

    Start your day with a walk on Lunch Tree Hill with our park naturalist. Explore the natural and human history of Jackson Hole, find out how “Lunch Tree Hill” got its name and learn about the flora, fauna, and formation of Grand Teton National Park.

    Meet in the Southwest corner of the Grand Lobby

    Mondays at 9:00 AM at Jackson Lake Lodge

    (no walk on Monday, September 23)

  • September 2 - September 16
    Raptor Presentation - September

    See birds of prey native to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Each Monday, the Teton Raptor Center brings a variety of birds, such as owls, eagles, hawks and falcons to Jackson Lake Lodge. See these majestic birds up close and learn about them from The Raptor Center staff who care for and rehabilitate them.

    Meet outside the Grand Lobby’s giant windows on the Northwest terrace

    Mondays, September 2, 9, and 16 at 11:00 AM at Jackson Lake Lodge

  • September 2 - September 3
    Colter Bay Visitor Center Programs - September

    The Colter Bay Visitor Center offers afternoon programs throughout the week. The Teton Topics program is led by a park ranger and covers a fascinating aspect of the park's natural or cultural history.

    Meet at the Colter Bay Visitor Center.

         Teton Topics - Monday and Tuesday, September 2-3 at 3 PM

    The last program for the season is on September 3.

  • September 3 - September 27
    The History of Colter Bay Tour - September

    Learn the history of Colter Bay and its log cabins with Mary McKinney, our historian who has spent over 35 seasons in Grand Teton! See how local ranches, towns, and the Rockefeller family contributed to the formation of Colter Bay.

    Meet at the Colter Bay Guest Lounge (in the cabin area.)

    Every Tuesday & Friday at 5:00 PM at Colter Bay Village

  • September 3 - September 17
    Grizzly Bear Talk - September

    Learn about the fascinating life of grizzly bears! This presentation is given by Marilynn and Steve French who have studied grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem since the mid 1970’s. Enjoy amazing photos, slides, video and an opportunity to ask questions.

    Please check the sign in our lower lobby on the day of the event for location.

    Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 3 - 17 at 7:00 PM at Jackson Lake Lodge

  • September 4 - September 11
    Mountain Lions: The Mystery and the Myth - September

    Join the Cougar Fund, a local non-profit organization, to learn about America’s most mysterious and captivating cat. Where are cougars, how do they survive, and what can you do to help them?

    Please check the sign in our lower lobby on the day of the event for location.

    Wednesday, September 4 and 11 at 7:00 PM at Jackson Lake Lodge

  • September 5 - September 12
    Lunch Tree Hill Evening Walk & Talk - September

    End your day with a walk on Lunch Tree Hill with our park naturalist. Explore the natural and human history of Jackson Hole, find out how “Lunch Tree Hill” got its name and learn about the flora, fauna, and formation of Grand Teton National Park.

    Meet in the Southwest corner of the Grand Lobby

    Thursdays, September 5 and 12 at 6:00 PM at Jackson Lake Lodge