Hiking to Taggart Lake

Wyoming Taggart Lake Trailhead

Added by Vladimir Karcha

  • Amazing wildlife including deer, elk, bears, etc.
  • Peaceful lake
  • Wonderful view of the Tetons
  • 4 mile loop with minimal elevation gain

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 water. Once you're ready to head back, continue on the loop to the the trailhead. If you chose to go clockwise on the trail, you'll have 1.5 miles left.

Pack List

  • Hiking Boots
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Bear Deterrent
  • Alarm Clock to wake up as early as possible
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5 months ago

Family Fun!

Great hike for a family with kids. Amazing views, some wildlife. Take some swimming trunks and a picnic blanket with of course the picnic, but please do take what you bring and be bear aware. Great snowshoeing in the winter.

5 months ago

7 months ago

Pretty and Easy Day Hike

Great and easy day hike leads you to a beautiful lake with a fantastic view of the Grand Teton. Bring some bear spray. Water is super clear.

7 months ago

about 1 year ago

Don't forget your fishing pole!

With my house being only a few hundred yards from this trail, it is one I have frequented over the years. The mirror reflection of the Tetons is absolutely stunning, especially if you make it there for sunrise or sunset. While the fishing there isn't outstanding, I generally average about 5 fish in an afternoon which makes the views all the more stunning (Just make sure to check the fishing regs beforehand to make sure this legal depending on the time of year). I would highly recommend this hike in the fall when it is at it's most stunning, and while it freezes over in the winter, it is still worth the snowshoe trip out.

about 1 year ago

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