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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

    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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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Photograph the Grand Teton at the Snake River Overlook

    4.7
    The Snake River Overlook is a well-known stopping point in Grand Teton National Park and for good reason. You get a spectacular view of the Snake River leading up to the Grand Teton. Many people have seen Ansel Adam's famous black and white photo captured here.Visiting the overlook is great at al...
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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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  • Pinedale, Wyoming

    Granite Hot Springs

    Whoever said pools are only for summer has never been to Granite Hot Springs in the winter. Nestled in the Gros Ventre Mountains a few miles from US-191, Granite Hot Springs is a naturally-heated spring with a large manmade pool and onsite changing facilities. TO be fair, the pool is accessible i...
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  • Jackson, Wyoming

    Take a Dip at "Hippie" Hot Springs

    4.8
    Hippie Hot Springs is definitely one of the better kept secrets in the area. In fact, locals will probably get mad that I am even letting others know about it. Recently the Park Service has really cracked down on people illegally bathing in the more popular hot springs up near Flagg Ranch. The go...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Camp at Upper View Campground

    There is so much to see and do in Wyoming's National Parks but with a view (of the Tetons) and a price (FREE) like this it is pretty unlikely you will want to leave this unbeatable campsite. Take is from us, after 14 months of traveling the country this is by far our FAVORITE BOONDOCKING CAMPSITE...
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  • Moose, Wyoming

    Snowshoe to the Cunningham Cabin

    4.0
    2 mi
    During the summer and fall seasons, this trail is easily accessible, with a large parking lot just off of highway 191, and a smaller lot closer to the cabin. In the wintertime, you must make the hike from the main parking lot to the cabin, since the road leading to the smaller lot is not plowed....
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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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  • Swan Valley, Idaho

    Camp at Fall Creek Falls

    4.8
    Just an hour outside of Jackson Hole, this waterfall is very easy to access. This is also a great spot to camp overnight if you are heading to the Grand Tetons National Park from the West Coast. Look for a sign at the turn out that says “Fall Creek Falls.” If you find yourself on the bridge over ...
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Signal Mountain Road, Grand Teton NP

    4.8
    One of the prettiest drives in the park, Signal Mountain Road is located just about a mile from the Signal Mountain Lodge. This 5 mile drive (10 miles round-trip) switchbacks up a tree-lined paved road to the top of Signal Mountain Summit. Once at the top, you will be treated to beautiful views...
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  • Moran, Wyoming

    Signal Mountain

    5.0
    7.72 mi / 1158 ft gain
    This gorgeous hike to Signal Mountain begins from the Signal Mountain Lodge parking area. The trailhead is located on the opposite side of the entrance road from the lodge. To reach the trailhead from the parking area you can either walk westbound along the road, passing the general store, showe...
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  • Alta, Wyoming

    Canoe at Jackson Lake

    4.5
    We launched the canoe from the Signal Mountain boat ramp. Right away you have incredible views of the Teton's and as the sun was setting we had the lake to ourselves. There are small nearby islands to explore or surrounding beaches for your enjoyment.Camping with the Canoe: around the lake there ...
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