Alta, Wyoming

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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Phelps Lake Overlook

    5.0
    1.98 mi / 404 ft gain
    Phelps Lake Overlook Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moose, Wyoming.
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Taggart Lake Trail

    5.0
    3.73 mi
    This is an easy, four-mile loop hike that doesn't have much of elevation gain. Start off at the Taggart Lake Trailhead. Hike through the forest following a stream until you reach an opening. Continue hiking until you reach the lake. Sit back and enjoy reaching the lake with a snack and some wate...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Teton Park Road

    15.73 mi / 646 ft gain
    Teton Park Road Trail is a point-to-point trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Moose, Wyoming.
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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

    Trail Run at Schwabacher Landing

    4.0
    1.72 mi / 171 ft gain
    If you are looking for one of the most scenic trail runs in the country, check out the trail at Schwabacher Landing. The trail starts at the parking lot with an elevation of 6,545 feet and is flat. It is an easy trail with no elevation gain, but the altitude may be higher than what you are used t...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Hike along the Gros Ventre River

    4.4
    The Gros Ventre (pronounced gro-vant) lies on the southern boundary of Grand Teton National Park, and is home to a great deal of wildlife. As the seasons change, so do the wildlife that frequent this area, but no matter what time of year you hike along the river, you're bound to see something spe...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Camping at "The Observatory"

    4.9
    Ah...the Observatory. This is not its actual name, but the nickname it has earned over many years of use by the seasonal employees. This is an amazing site to camp at, just on the edge of the Bridger-Teton forest right outside of the park. This area overlooks the entire valley and Teton range. Th...
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  • Irwin, Idaho

    Hike along Palisades Creek

    5.0
    2 mi / 1827 ft gain
    The Palisades Creek Nature Trail is a fun little hike with many photographic opportunities. You can make the hike as short or long as you want, so once you're done taking photos, turn back around and head to your vehicle. The trail does eventually lead to Lower and Upper Palisades Lake, but this ...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Explore the Breccia Cliffs

    As you drive from Dubois to Togwotee Pass or Grand Teton you will no doubt notice beautiful cliffs right off the road. These are the Breccia Cliffs. This whole area offers plenty of places to explore, photograph, fish, swim, hike and much more including places like Wind River Lake, Brooks Lake, a...
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  • Dubois, Wyoming

    Camping at Brooks Lake

    5.0
    Brooks Lake is going to be a short 45 minute drive east of Grand Teton, but the spectacular scenery is well worth the drive. This lake is a grizzly bear hot spot, so keep your eyes open. If you pack your rod and reel, then this is a great spot to fish for trout. If photography is one of your favo...
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