The Colter Bay Gift Shop has a large number of items that could be purchased for yourself, or as gifts for others. Some of the items you will find are Wyoming themed or made, such post cards, jams, photography books, hiking guides, books on the history of the area, and local made crafts. There is also a section of western themed children’s books. Near the back of the store you will find clothing such as t-shirts, sweat shirts, jackets, warm socks, slacks, and hats. So, if you packed light, and find the days are colder than expected, check out this shop for some additional clothing to layer over what you brought. Looking for a souvenir Grand Teton National Park shirt or hat? This shop has a large selection to choose from.
I purchased a bottle of Huckleberry Jam for my neighbor, and a pair of earrings, which were real aspen leaves that had been gold plated.
We were very surprised and impressed with the size of the Colter Bay General Store. We have traveled with our camper trailer to many national parks, and we have never seen a general store with so many food products to choose from. Although not a large supermarket, you could certainly plan and purchase needs for a meal, including fresh produce. This store is designed to serve the people from the nearby cabins and campgrounds. For its size, the store offers a large selection of groceries, snacks, and beverages. It also has delicious in store made pastries. Although we generally do not eat pastries for breakfast, we were on vacation, so why not splurge? There were a number of mornings that my husband got up early, and went over to the store to purchase fresh made, still warm pastries for our breakfast. The store also has an ice cream counter, and a deli for fresh sandwiches, soups, and salads. If you are camping and need ice or firewood, you can also purchase those items at the store. Need cash? You will find an ATM available.
My other photos show views of other areas within the store.
The Jenny Lake Store is located in a rustic log cabin, and although small, it is still a shop where you can purchase film, souvenirs, gifts, snacks, and a limited amount of groceries. You will also find some clothing, including hats, t-shirts, and sweat shirts. If you are camping, the store has firewood and ice for sale. There are a number of lockers available to rent, if you would like to store a few items while you are out exploring.
What to buy: This is a good place to purchase a Grand Teton National Park themed shirt or hat. I purchased bottle of Mighty Mango, a Naked brand juice that was a blend of mangos and other fruits, and it was delicious, although pricey.
Bill Menor ran a ferry service across the Snake River near Moose, WY from the late 1800s to 1918 when he sold it. It continued on without him until a bridge was build in the late 1920s but thankfully the Rockefeller family bought this up along with some other historical homesteads that they donated to the Grand Teton National Park for their preservation.
This very cute white-washed log cabin building is still a running general store so stop on in and pick up what you might be needing that day.
One of the old ferries is also on display at the site. This is a great little stop and look at the old frontier life of Wyoming.
We visited several of the shops in the park. The General Store at the South Jenny Lake parking lot had a bit of everything. There was a good selection of postcards, the usual souvenirs (Native American crafts, cute soft-toy bears, key chains and pens galore!) and also of picnic fixings and camp food. We also bought Ben & Jerry’s ice creams to cool off after our walk!
We visited a couple of the shops at Jackson Lake Lodge too. The small general store came to my rescue after I lost my sunglasses (see my Hidden Falls tip for the full story!) while the gift shop had a really comprehensive selection. We didn’t buy anything here but there’s was plenty to really tempt me, including some great prints and interesting-looking books.
What to buy: The nicest souvenirs I thought were the Native American crafts and prints, but there really is something for everyone!
The little town of Moose really only has a couple things, resturants, a place to stay and gift shops. There were a few to choose from for all your souvenier needs. Moosely Seconds was kind of a sport shop. there is a bike shop here as well. When we were there one of the employees was jumping the picnic table on his bike.
What to buy: Moosely seconds has a great lip balm with sunscreen. We used it every day in both parks. It's almost a sherbet flavor.
The little general store at Signal Mountain is a good place to go for useful items like water, beverages, snacks, sundries, whatever. A good spot to pop-in for camping supplies as well.
What to buy: They have a section of all organic products, I found a wonderful organic sunscreen that is lavendar scented. They also had wonderful Chocolate bars that part of the proceeds go to saving wildlife. Our favorite flavor was the dark chocolate/raspberry.
What to pay: reasonable
These 2 gift shops are located right next to one another in the same building that houses Signal Mountain's resturants.
There are a large array of gifts and souveniers.
What to buy: the only thing I purchased was a moose x-mas ornament. I looked at a turquoise bracelet that I kind of liked, but it was $700. Not worth it for something I wasn't in love with.
What to pay: A bit pricey for jewelery