Gros Ventre Campground 1

One of the most peaceful and beautiful campsites I have ever seen is right outside the town of Jackson Hole, Wyoming in Grand Teton National Park. Gros Ventre Campground (pronounced: ˈgrō-ˌvänt) is set along a serene river where Moose roam and play among the aspen and cottonwood trees. I wanted to share this special spot with you. I just visited the Gros Ventre Campground this past month while the colors were in full bloom. And we were thrilled to meet some new Airstreamer friends!


Gros Ventre is located in Grand Teton National Park, 11.5 miles southeast of Moose, Wyoming, near the town of Jackson. Go south on Highway 89 out of Moose, turn on the Gros Ventre/Kelly turnoff and proceed to the campground entrance four miles ahead.

GPS: 43.616, -110.667


Gros Ventre Campground is a first-come, first-served camping ground. You will need reservations for group sites. Phone 800-628-9988.


  • Open from May 4 to October 7, 2012
  • # Of Sites: 350 individual campsites and 5 large group sites
  • # Of Electrical Sites: 10
  • Elevation: 6,565 feet
  • Flush Toilet Facilities
  • No Showers and Laundry on site; nearest shower and laundry in Colter Bay Village or Town of Jackson
  • Generators permitted
  • RV sites are available
  • There is a dump station
  • All campsites include: fire pit and picnic table

2012 Rates

Campers with vehicle $20.50 per night Golden Age or Golden Access Passport $10 per night

Group Tent Sites, $25 non-refundable registration fee, $5 per person per night Golden Age or Golden Access Passport, $2.50 per person per night

Imagine waking up to your morning coffee and a bull moose bedded down outside of your glamper!

Along with abundant wildlife, you might see an abundance of photographers too! Stay awhile ~ enjoy the beauty of the park, wildlife and meet new friends!

Photo source: Anna Sullivan Photography

One comment

  1. I enjoyed this entry. It appears that you are there at the perfect time. Your photographs are amazing. I would love to visit during the fall. Thank you for sharing such an amazing experience. That campground is definitely on my list when I visit the Grand Tetons.

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