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  • Jenny Lake, Wyoming

    Paintbrush Canyon to Holly Lake

    5.0
    12.84 mi / 2575 ft gain
    This day-long adventure takes off from the Paintbrush Canyon Trailhead. The trailhead is located north of the very popular Jenny Lake along String Lake Rd. It took us about 7 and half hours including an hour lunch break to hike up and down from about 6,900 feet to 9,300 feet, an early start is de...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Leigh Lake via String Lake Trailhead

    4.8
    2.84 mi
    Leigh Lake is absolutely stunning with about as many recreational activities as you can imagine for a lake. It is a short flat one mile hike from the trailhead at String Lake to Leigh. Once you get there can go as far along as you wish along the 2 mile lakeshore. You can also Kayak, Canoe, or SUP...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Paddle String Lake and Leigh Lake

    4.5
    Whether you have your own canoe, kayak, or stand up paddle board or you need to rent, paddling the String Lake and Leigh Lake circuit is a less beaten path through Grand Teton National Park. Upon entering the park (or whenever you're ready for this portion of your trip), head straight for Dornan'...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Cascade Canyon Trail

    8.92 mi / 1128 ft gain
    This is a really scenic trail in the Grand Teton National Park. If you follow the trail all the way it will lead you to Lake Solitude.  This hike about 12+ miles round trip, depending on if you get the ferry across Jenny Lake (less with ferry). The actual hike begins on the west side of Jenny la...
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  • Jenny Lake, Wyoming

    Jenny Lake Loop

    4.8
    7.82 mi / 682 ft gain
    Jenny Lake's north shore is one of the most beautiful hikes in Grand Teton National Park. Getting there requires a short shuttle boat ride to the north side of the lake, but you also have the option of hiking all the way around the lake. There is a ton of wildlife up here. Keep an eye out for moo...
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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

    Photograph on Cottonwood Creek

    If you are looking for a location in the Tetons to take some photos that is a little different, this is a great spot. So many people go to Jenny Lake to hike, take the boat or canoes out and do photography, but not many people spend time along this small stream. The wildflowers around this area a...
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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

    Hike to Lake of the Crags

    6 mi / 2765 ft gain
    The unmarked trek up to Lake of the Crags is a hidden gem in Grand Teton National Park, unknown or untried by many. From the Jenny Lake trailhead, follow the path down to the lake and then around the western edge, headed toward Inspiration Point. Shortly after you enter the tree line, you'll see ...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Camp at the Jenny Lake Campground

    5.0
    The Jenny Lake campground is by far the most popular campground in Grand Teton National Park, and there are several reasons for that. However, be aware that it is extremely crowded and will oftentimes fill before 8 AM. If you are looking for a campground with solitude or easy access, this is not ...
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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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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Bouldering at "Boulder City"

    Starting from the Cathedral Group Turnout off of Jenny Lake Road, find the trail next to the Cathedral Group sign. Follow this trail west into the trees for about 10 minutes. You will come across a very obvious, rocky path on the right hand side of the trail. Follow up and continue until you are ...
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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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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Huckleberry Point via Death Canyon Trailhead

    5.0
    6.45 mi / 1401 ft gain
    Getting There: Coming from Jackson Hole, enter Grand Teton National Park and turn left onto Moose-Wilson Road. Continue southwest until you come to Death Canyon trailhead on your right. There is a large parking lot beside the trailhead, as well as bathrooms and picnic areas. The Trail: The ...
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