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The Best Hiking in Jenny Lake

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Top hiking spots in and near Jenny Lake

  • Alta, Wyoming

    Inspiration Point via Jenny Lake Boat Shuttle

    1.78 mi / 531 ft gain
    Inspiration Point via Jenny Lake Boat Shuttle Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moose, Wyoming.
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Lake Solitude via Lake Solitude and Cascade Canyon Trail

    13.83 mi / 2323 ft gain
    Lake Solitude via Lake Solitude and Cascade Canyon Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Moose, Wyoming.
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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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  • Alta, Wyoming

    South Fork Cascade Canyon to Hurricane Pass

    18.12 mi / 3793 ft gain
    South Fork Cascade Canyon to Hurricane Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moran, Wyoming.
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Hidden Falls Trail

    5.0
    1.08 mi / 197 ft gain
    Hidden Falls Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Moose, Wyoming.
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Cascade Canyon to Hurricane Pass Trail

    21.83 mi / 3986 ft gain
    Cascade Canyon to Hurricane Pass Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moran, Wyoming.
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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

    Explore Jenny Lake, WY

    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

    Hike to Hidden Falls, WY

    4.1
    8 mi / 800 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

    Moose Ponds Trail

    3.15 mi / 174 ft gain
    Moose Ponds Trail is a loop trail that takes you by a lake located near Jackson, Wyoming.
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  • Jenny Lake, Wyoming

    Hidden Falls via String Lake Trail

    4.38 mi / 541 ft gain
    Hidden Falls via String Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moran, Wyoming.
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Paintbrush Canyon Loop and Leigh Lake Overnight

    5.0
    22 mi / 4400 ft gain
    There are many ways to access the Teton backcountry. However, one of my personal favorites is from Leigh Lake via the String Lake trailhead. From the backcountry office obtain a backcountry permit for 2 nights at Leigh Lake. Site 12 has some of the more impressive beachfront views of the Front Ra...
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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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