With overcast skies and snow-covered trails, Live Water intern, Will Wright, enjoyed a day-hike to one of Grand Teton National Park’s most renowned destinations, Amphitheater Lake. At an elevation of 9,698 feet, the lake’s surface was still frozen over and surrounded by snowcapped mountains.
This year celebrates the National Park Service’s 100th birthday. As many parks reach record yearly attendance, the importance of conserving our nation’s most beloved landmarks, such as the Tetons, is stressed across the nation. Here is to a second century of stewardship for America’s national parks!