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    Grand Teton National Park is located in the northwestern portion of Wyoming. Designated a national park in 1929, Grand Teton National Park encompasses the entire Grand Teton mountain range and the valley below including Jackson Hole. The area spans 310,000 miles and is best known for hiking, backcountry camping, fishing, mountaineering, and floating the Snake River. Start planning your trip to Grand Teton National Park with these community-approved adventures, lodging ideas, and more.

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    Top Spots in and near Grand Teton National Park

    • 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

      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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    • 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

      Paintbrush and Cascade Canyons Loop

      5.0
      18.77 mi / 4088 ft gain
      This is one of the most picturesque and popular overnight trails in the Tetons for a reason. The trailhead is located at the String Lake parking lot. The trail constantly changes at every turn; be ready to experience a wide variety of gorgeous scenes from lush dense forests, scattered waterfalls,...
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    • Alta, Wyoming

      Mount Moran

      10 mi / 5500 ft gain
      Mount Moran’s CMC Route is best climbed by starting at String Lake’s boat launch. From here, pack up your overnight and climbing gear into your kayak or canoe and start your journey north on String Lake. At the end of the lake, portage a few hundred yards to Leigh Lake and continue your paddle no...
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      String Lake Loop, Grand Teton NP

      4.7
      3.66 mi / 275 ft gain
      String Lake is a great place to spend time in Grand Teton National Park. There are many options for fun here including kayaking, canoeing, swimming, and picnicking. The warm, shallow waters make it a great lake for families, and there are many options for hiking here, from easy to difficult. Th...
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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

      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

      Leigh Lake

      5.0
      2.86 mi / 148 ft gain
      Leigh Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Moose, Wyoming.
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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

      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

      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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    Camping and Lodging in Grand Teton National Park

    Signal Mountain Lodge (Grand Teton NP)
    Signal Mountain Lodge, Wyoming

    Signal Mountain Lodge (Grand Teton NP)

    From $400 / night

    Reunion Flat
    Alta, Wyoming

    Reunion Flat

    Teton Canyon
    Alta, Wyoming

    Teton Canyon

    Togwotee Mountain Lodge
    Moran, Wyoming

    Togwotee Mountain Lodge

    From $153 / night

    The Cabins at Togwotee Mountain Lodge
    Moran, Wyoming

    The Cabins at Togwotee Mountain Lodge

    From $187 / night

    Trail Creek
    Alta, Wyoming

    Trail Creek

    Guides, Insights and Stories from Grand Teton National Park

    5 Amazing Backpacking Trips in Grand Teton National Park

    5 Amazing Backpacking Trips in Grand Teton National Park

    The Outbound Collective

    10 Photos to Inspire a Winter Adventure to Grand Teton National Park

    10 Photos to Inspire a Winter Adventure to Grand Teton National Park

    The Outbound Collective

    3 Minutes of Mesmerizing Footage of Grand Teton National Park

    3 Minutes of Mesmerizing Footage of Grand Teton National Park

    Liam McNally

    Sunshine and Summer Snow: Backpacking the Teton Crest Trail

    Sunshine and Summer Snow: Backpacking the Teton Crest Trail

    Sonja Saxe

    The Top 10 Adventures in Grand Teton NP

    The Top 10 Adventures in Grand Teton NP

    The Outbound Collective

    "Secret" Spots: To Share or Not To Share

    "Secret" Spots: To Share or Not To Share

    Drew Wright