Moran in Teton County, Wyoming — The American West (Mountains)
Grand Teton National Park
Welcome to Grand Teton National Park, an area of impressive scenery and abundant wildlife. The park consists of more than 300,000 acres, including the heart of the Teton Range and most of the valley called Jackson Hole. Grand Teton lies within the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, the largest nearly intact natural area remaining in the contiguous United States. Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, seven national forests, and two national wildlife refuges contain millions of acres. Adjoining federal, state, and private lands increase the size of this ecosystem, which is essential to free-roaming wildlife.
Help Protect Park Resources
Wild animals are wild. Do not feed or touch them.
Give animals plenty of space.
Walk on trails to avoid crushing plants and flowers.
Store food and dispose of litter properly. Drive carefully. Watch for animals on the roads.
Pets must be leashed. No pets are allowed on trails or in the backcountry.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 43° 52.655′ N, 110° 34.689′ W. Marker is in Moran, Wyoming, in Teton County. Marker can be reached from Jackson Lake Lodge Road. Touch for map. The marker is located behind Jackson Lake Lodge. Marker is in this post office area: Moran WY 83013, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. A New Era (a few steps from this marker); Jackson Lake Lodge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Young, Restless, and Still Rising (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Teton Range (approx. 0.4 miles away); 11,000 Summers in the Tetons (approx. 1.7 miles away); Cattleman's Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Valley View (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Colter (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moran.
More about this marker. The top of the marker contains a picture of a computer generated model of the Teton Range as viewed from 3500 ft. above you. On the upper right side of the marker is a photograph of Horace M. Albright, Director of the National Park Service, dedicating Grand Teton National Park in 1929. Pictures of several species of animals that live in the park appear at the bottom of the marker, along with the caption “The wide variety of plants on the moist Willow Flats provide rich habitat for many species including Uinta ground squirrels, sandhill cranes, and beavers.”
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 5, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.