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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Backpack to Alaska Basin via Death Canyon

    28.2 mi / 7500 ft gain
    Death Canyon Trailhead is easily accessed by heading south on Moose-Wilson Rd. from Grand Teton National Park Headquarters for 3 miles. Once at the junction turn right onto an uneven dirt road and go north 0.7 miles to the parking area.Day 1: (8.3 miles) From Death Canyon Trailhead hike west for ...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Backpack to the Death Canyon Shelf

    20 mi / 2700 ft gain
    If you can snag a permit to camp at Death Canyon Shelf, consider yourself lucky. This backcountry camping zone holds some of the best sites in Grand Teton National Park. The shelf is a 3-mile stretch of the Teton Crest trail between Fox Creek Pass and Mount Meek Pass, and runs parallel to Death C...
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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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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Hike to Goodwin Lake

    4.0
    6.2 mi / 1453 ft gain
    This trail is moderately rated and is primarily used for hiking, walking, and exploring. The beginning of the trail is rather steep. Stretches of elevation gain can be quite challenging, but the views are well worth the exertion and the trail does level off after the initial incline. There are so...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Camp in the Gros Ventre Wilderness

    4.8
    Take highway 89 out of Jackson, headed north, and turn on to Gros Ventre Rd. This will take you right past the campground, wild rivers, and ample hiking. Keep driving for about 20 miles as views of the Tetons appear behind you, and ample backcountry camping options become available.
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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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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Camp at the Gros Ventre Campground

    5.0
    This campground is the closest one in Grand Teton National Park to the town of Jackson, so if you are looking for convenience, this is it! The Gros Ventre (pronounced Grow Vont, NOT Gross Venture) campground offers sites for both RV's and tents and is nestled in a grove of cottonwood trees. All c...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Bird Watch Along Moose Willson Road

    Moose Wilson Road provides a diversity of bird watching opportunities for everyone from novices to experts. The road heads out of Moose, Wyoming, then runs through the park for about an 8 mile stretch. There are many pull-offs along the way, where you can start looking for birds, as well as a num...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Hike Darby Canyon to the Wind Cave

    4.9
    The best time to hike Darby Canyon is May through September, since the snow stays late in spring and comes earlier in fall.Hiking up Darby Canyon to the Wind Caves provides spectacular views of the Jedediah Smith Wilderness and is a fun, yet challenging hike. It is a popular day hike, and many fa...
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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

    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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  • 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

    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

    Hike to Bradley Lake

    5.58 mi / 7022 ft gain
    So the hike starts out at Taggart Lake Trailhead ( 6625') and the highest point on the trail is (7022'). Follow this trail all the way along the stream to your left. You will go through a pretty dense forest for a bit, this area can get wet and muddy depending on the season so equip yourself acco...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Mountain Bike Along the Snake in GTNP

    3.0
    This is one of the absolute best things to do in Grand Teton. The road is secluded and teeming with wildlife and amazing views. Most people prefer to mountain bike this, but if you want to drive this road, you DEFINITELY need a car with great 4 wheel drive. It runs from just above the Taggert Lak...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Snowshoe to Taggart Lake

    3.0
    4 mi / 460 ft gain
    Park at the nicely kept Taggart Lake trailhead parking lot and grab your snowshoes for an exciting 2 mile trail hike to the gorgeous frozen Taggart Lake. The lake is situated right in the middle of a view of the Mount Wister, South Teton, and Middle Teton peaks. The trails are all well kept and p...
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