October Vacation to Grand Teton National Park

Middle of October, services at Grand Teton National Park begin to close so you’ll enjoy smaller crowds, picturesque views of the foliage and the wildlife getting ready for winter.


October Weather at Grand Teton

During the day the highs hover around 52 degrees Fahrenheit and the lows will drop all the way to the mid 20s! It is really important that you dress in layers and bring your winter clothing essentials “just in case”.

Fall Colors at Grand Teton in October

We recommend visiting Oxbow Bend, Schwabacher Landing and Jackson Lake to see these fall color scenes with the river and lake.

Wildlife in October at Grand Teton

It’s exciting to see the moose at Grand Teton in the fall, especially the male moose with their large antlers.

Hiking in October in Grand Teton

The landscape is beautiful, but many trails may be steep and even extreme. Check with a Park Ranger for information on the best fall hikes at Grand Teton for you and your family.

Photography in Grand Teton in October

Here’s a list of our favorite photo spots at Grand Teton: – Oxbow Bend – Schwabacher Landing – Snake River Overlook – Mormon Row – Moulton Barns – Jackson Lake Overlook

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