Day 30-Day 35 – Grand Tetons
I recently traveled to Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. It was a quick 4 day visit and full of glorious views. Below are things I learned about the Tetons that I thought I’d share with you…
Amazing video about the wildlife and Grand Teton National Park.
Lesson: Grand Teton is the highest mountain in Grand Teton National Park, in Northwest Wyoming, and a classic destination in American mountaineering. It’s a popular destination for hiking, fishing, canoeing, boating, photographing, cross-country skiing, horseback riding and scenic drives.
Lesson: Grand Teton National Park has about 310,000 acres and or about 485 miles of land and water. The park was established in February 1929.
Lesson: The Teton mountain range is about 40 miles long. The major peaks of the Teton Range were carved into their current shapes by glaciers.
Lesson: Grand Teton National Park is located a mere ten miles from Yellowstone National Park.
Lesson: Some history books say the Tetons were named by the French because they look like teats. Other books dispute it. I like this story and agree.
The majestic views are stunning beyond compare. They jut out of the landscape and command your attention. The trouble is every view is a photo opportunity. When the path I hiked went to the east or west, the views were breath-taking and out came the camera.
We were told to Beware Bears and one hiker told of his encounter with a mother and her two cubs. I was happy to say there were no bears on my hike. Amen!
Which bear did I see video?