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Teton Park Road in Winter

Skate skier on groomed Teton Park Road. Mountains rise in the distance.
Skate skier on the north end of the Teton Park Road.

Photo Courtesy of the Grand Teton National Park Foundation

Take in unparalleled winter views of the Tetons and access frozen snow covered lakes.

The Teton Park Road is open to skiing, snowshoeing and walking during winter from Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. Located along the base of the Teton Range it offering stellar views. The road is closed to vehicles (including bikes once snow covered) from November 1 to April 30. 
Details

During winter, pets are allowed on plowed roadways and parking areas, and the unplowed portions of the Teton Park and Moose-Wilson roads.

  • Pets must be restrained on a leash (six feet or less) within 30 feet of roadway.
  • Properly dispose of your pet's waste. Check at the trailheads for Mutt-Mitt stations.
general fee is charged to enter Grand Teton National Park.
Road is groomed from mid-December to mid-March dependent on snow conditions.
Accessibility Information
From mid-December to early March the Teton Park Road is groomed for skate skiing, classic cross-country skiing, and walking. User created trails exist in common places along the road, note these are unmarked. Jackson Hole area organizations provide accessible equipment and lessons so people of all abilities can explore the park in winter, call 307-739-3399 for more information.

Qualified service animals trained to assist people with disabilities are allowed in throughout the park and in all park facilities. Your service animal may accompany you anywhere. We request that you fill out a Service Animal acknowledgement form at one of the visitor centers when you arrive. More information see the parks service animal information.
Skate skier skiing on Teton Park Road.
View from Signal Mountain end of the Teton Park Road.

Grand Teton National Park Foundation/David Swift

The Teton Park Road is open to skiing, snowshoeing and walking during winter from Taggart Lake Trailhead to the Signal Mountain Lodge. Located along the base of the Teton Range it offering stellar views. The road is closed to vehicles November 1 to April 30.

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Grooming

The 14-mile section of the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge will be groomed approximately three times a week, mid-December through mid March, dependent on snow and weather conditions.

  • Tuesdays- Four lanes groomed Taggart to South Jenny Lake
  • Fridays- Two lanes groomed Taggart to Signal Mountain
  • Sundays- Four lanes groomed Taggart to South Jenny Lake

The 14-mile section of the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake Trailhead and Signal Mountain Lodge will be groomed approximately three times a week dependent on snow and weather conditions,

For grooming updates call: 307–739–3682

Winter grooming on the Teton Park Road is funded by Grand Teton National Park Foundation. To make a gift to support winter grooming, please contact 307–732–0629 or give a gift via their website at www.gtnpf.org/donate.

Wyoming’s Recreational Trails Program provides key support for winter grooming in Grand Teton.

Ski Lanes Graphic
Looking North from the Taggart Lake Trailhead. Three lanes—multi-use, classic ski, and skate ski lane from Taggart Lake Trailhead to South Jenny Lake Junction. Reduced to two lanes from South Jenny Lake Junction to Signal Mountain, a multi-use ski, snowshoe, and walking lane and a skate ski lane. Please respect other trail users by using each track appropriately.

Teton Park Road Winter Map

Map of the winter Teton Park Road
Winter map of the Teton Park Road

Directions

TAGGART LAKE TRAILHEAD

The Taggart Lake parking area is three miles northwest of Moose on the Teton Park Road. Additional parking and groomed trail start is located at Cottonwood Creek Picnic Area.

SIGNAL MOUNTAIN

The trailhead is three miles south of Jackson Lake Junction on the Teton Park Road. Park next to the Signal Mountain Lodge.

Skate skier skiing on the Teton Park Road

Cross-country Skiing and Snowshoeing

Get out and play in the snow!

Last updated: November 9, 2020