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The National Parks: Grand Teton

The national parks include the grandest, most beautiful examples of wild nature on the continent, preserved and protected for the enjoyment of all.

Snake river and the tetons

Horace M. Allbright

Horace M. Allbright was the Superintendent of Yellowstone from 1919 to 1920, when he was appointed
as the second Director of the National Park Service. He was personally involved in the creation of Zion
National Park and the expansion of Grand Teton National Park.

Subject Guide

John D. Rockefeller, Jr.

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. was
very instrumental in the
creation of Grand Teton
and Acadia National Parks.
Read more about his life
and philanthropy.

Jackson Hole

Read about the geology and
history of the Jackson Hole
area.