Alta, Wyoming

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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Scenic Drive Up to Grand Targhee Ski Resort

    5.0
    The scenic drive along Alta Ski Hill Road to Grand Targhee Ski Resort provides many amazing views of the Grand Teton, especially during autumn. The Grand Teton is one of the most spectacular mountain peaks in all of the U.S. People travel the world to come see this specific mountain. Most people,...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Surprise Lake via Lupine Meadows

    9.69 mi / 2946 ft gain
    Getting Started There is a good amount of parking at the Lupine Meadows Trailhead but on weekends and nice days it will fill up quickly so it is best to arrive as early as possible.  The Trail The trail to Surprise Lake starts relatively level before quickly beginning to ascend after about a t...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Camp on Leigh Lake

    1 mi / 50 ft gain
    Because it's only accessible by canoe, kayak, or foot, the 8 Leigh Lake campsites have a solitary backcountry feel to them while providing all the necessities for an enjoyable night under Mt. Moran in Grand Teton National Park. The western campsites are paddle-in only, while the easter campsites ...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Jenny Lake

    4.9
    To get here, Is very easy. Heading north out of Jackson Wyoming, just follow the signs once you enter Grand Teton National Park for the route to Jenny Lake. You can make this a day trip for hiking the lake or you can grab a spot on its shore line for a day of swimming and relaxation. If you're lo...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Hidden Falls & Jenny Lake Loop

    4.1
    7.77 mi / 571 ft gain
    You will find great views of the Tetons throughout this trek, which takes you past the gorgeous Jenny Lake and String Lake, as well as to Hidden Falls, a massive cascade along a river with many other waterfalls and awesome sights. There is also lots of wildlife in this area, including foxes, marm...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Hike to Lake Solitude

    5.0
    16.5 mi / 2600 ft gain
    Start out at South Jenny Lake.You have the option to take a ferry boat to the other side of the lake to make the journey shorter. If you want to take the ferry, it's about $15 and saves you an extra 4 miles RT.So from South Jenny Lake you hike along the south-west shore of Jenny Lake to the inter...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Hike to Jenny Lake's Inspiration Point

    4.7
    2.2 mi / 450 ft gain
    A relatively easy hike. Getting to the trailhead requires a short boat ride across Jenny Lake from the south side. Alternatively, it is possible to walk around the lake as well. Starting from the boat dock, the trail is only a ~0.8 mile climb to Inspiration Point (1.6 miles round trip). Shortly ...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Spend an Afternoon at Lucas Fabian Ranch

    5.0
    The Lucas Fabian Ranch is a place you will not find on any map of the park, but it is one of my absolute favorite places to go for peace and quiet. To get there, drive toward Jenny Lake from the town of Moose. About four miles in, you will pass the Alpine Climber's Ranch and the Teton Glacier tur...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Hike the Rockefeller Preserve Loop

    4.3
    3 mi
    The Rockefeller Preserve loop starts from a gravel trail that begins in the parking lot. The gravel pathway leads to a meadow and then goes right up to the visitor center. From the visitor center the trail continues to a thick forest that parallels the scenic Lake Creek. The trail leads around th...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Explore the 4 Lazy F Ranch

    4.5
    This ranch is not very well known at all, even by those who have lived in the area for years, but it's definitely worth the visit. It's giant red barn against the backdrop of the Tetons, which is any photographer's dream and trumps the more famous Mormon Row with its beauty.To get there, park at ...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Watch a Sunset at Schwabacher Landing

    4.9
    When you think of iconic Grand Teton viewpoints, Schwabacher Landing is at the top of that list. The mirror-like reflection of the Tetons is absolutely stunning and you will often find hoards of photographers here. It's still worth the crowds, and I would even go so far as to say its my absolute ...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Take a Sunrise Drive around Antelope Flats

    4.5
    40 mi
    From Jackson drive north on Hwy 189. After you pass Moose Junction (which is the entrance ot Grand Teton NP) you will see Blacktail Butte on your left. Drive a bit further and just beyond the butte you will see a right hand turn which is Antelope Flats Rd. Turn here and continue driving.After sev...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Photograph the Bison of Grand Teton

    For those trying to find wildlife during their trip to Yellowstone or Grand Teton National Park, this is about as close to a guaranteed sighting as you can get. Heading north on 191 a mile or more past Moose Junction you have the opportunity to witness herds of Bison. It is possible to see them a...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Night Photography at Mormon Row

    5.0
    While you may have seen the hundreds of shots of this place at Sunrise or Sunset, very few people come here at night to shoot the barns. Every time I have gone I have been the only one out there. Avoid the crowds and wait for the stars to come out to get some amazing milky way photos.If you aren'...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Camp at Shadow Mountain

    4.6
    Whether you're looking for a place to pull in and crash or an area to take in the entire Teton range, you shouldn't pass up the opportunity to experience Shadow Mountain. Although Shadow Mountain is in Bridger-Teton National Forest, the foot of the mountain borders Grand Teton National Park. Fore...
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Ice Fishing on Jackson Lake

    From where you park your car at Colter Bay you can walk as little or as far as you would like onto the lake. You may see a few other people out there ice fishing, or skiers skinning across the lake to get into the mountains. Pick your spot, make your hole big enough to reel a fish out of and star...
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