Naturalist Notes

Jackson Hole Wildlife Tour Log Late December 2017

Winter has arrived in Jackson Hole, and a battle for life has begun. Wildlife are becoming concentrated in the valley floor, sheltering from deep snows in the Teton Range and Yellowstone National Park. The winter season is a great time to observe wildlife in the Jackson Hole Valley, learn more about what we have been seeing this month! Read more

Ski and Snowshoe Tours with Jackson Hole EcoTour Adventures

We are excited to announce our new naturalist guided cross country and snowshoeing programs that will be offered in Grand Teton National Park starting December 15th. Read on to learn more about how to maximize your winter experience in Jackson Hole! Read more

Conservation Conversations, Fall Wildlife Safari with the Greater Yellowstone Coalition

Located at the interior of over 20 million acres of diverse habitat, Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks are often seen as the core of what is called the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE). As one of the last relatively intact temperate ecosystems left on earth, the GYE is home to massive mammal migrations, the largest remaining wild bison herd, diverse bird species, grizzly bears, wolves and more. This October, Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures partnered with our friends at the Greater Yellowstone Coalition to share the GYE with Coalition members, an intimate three day exploration of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. Read more

Explore Fall in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks!

There is a crispness in the air today Jackson Hole. Mornings are cold and leaves are starting to change. The fall has always been a special time to me, with fond memories of still evenings listening for the bugling of elk beneath golden aspen groves. Right now there is something for everyone in Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, read on to learn more! Read more

Secrets of Fall Foliage of Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks

Fall is coming to Jackson Hole. Leaf viewing enthusiasts are flocking to Jackson Hole to observe this seasonal spectacle and enjoy our abundant wildlife. Want to learn more about the science of changing leaf color? Read on. Read more

Getting the Most out of the Jackson Hole Total Solar Eclipse

In less than three weeks a once in a lifetime event will occur across Jackson Hole and Grand Teton National Park, a total Solar Eclipse. With stunning mountain vistas, Grand Teton National Park and the valley of Jackson Hole are popular locations for viewing the eclipse, which is predicted to be the valley’s largest event in history. Planning on viewing the eclipse in Jackson Hole? Here’s what you need to know. Read more

What is the value of a National Monument?  Just look at Grand Teton National Park

Today the valley of Jackson Hole is protected by Grand Teton National Park but before 1950 much of it could have been lost to development, threatening habitat for pronghorn antelope, elk, bison, grizzly bears and more. Learn more about the battle for Jackson Hole and current threats to other National Monuments across the country. Read more

Yellowstone National Park, A Trip To Wonderland

It’s early summer in Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks. A popular destination since its formation in 1872, Yellowstone was promoted in the early 1900's as a trip through “Wonderland” by the Northern Pacific Railroad, whose tracks were laid just north of the park. Jackson Hole Ecotour Adventures Guide Laura Kruseski recently returned from a four day trip through Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, read on to hear about the tour! Read more

Jackson Hole Wildlife Tour Log Late May 2017

Life is flourishing across the Jackson Hole Valley and green meadows of Yellowstone National Park. Elk and moose calves have been spotted, and the first newborn bear cubs of spring are romping around Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. From bighorn to beavers, great gray owls to grizzlies and gray wolves, this spring has been an unforgettable one. Read on to learn more! Read more

Jackson Hole Wildlife Tour Log May 2017

May is a spectacular time of year to take a wildlife safari in Jackson Hole. From Grizzlies and Wolves, to migrating elk, pronghorn and deer, baby bison and eagles, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem is coming alive as it awakens from winter's slumber. Read on for the latest! Read more