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VISITOR CENTER OPEN - MARCH 5, 2018

The Grand Teton National Park's Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center in Moose is open to visitors as of Monday, March 5. The visitor center is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through April 28. Beginning April 29, the visitor center will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Though none of the park’s campgrounds are currently open, permits are required for any overnight stay in the park's backcountry. From March 5 through April 30, free winter backcountry camping permits can be obtained at the visitor center permits desk each day, while boat permits and entrance passes will be available Monday through Friday. Beginning May 1, backcountry permits will require a fee and boat permits and entrance passes will be available at the permits desk seven days a week. Entrance passes can also be obtained at entrance stations at any time.
A recent storm has brought over 55 inches of new snow since March 1st. Climbing conditions will remain problematic as the snow settles and begins to bond to the underlying layers. For a current avalanche condition report please refer to the Bridger Teton Avalanche Forecast at: http://www.jhavalanche.org