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Address: Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park, WY
Phone Number: +1 307-739-3300

Four miles of flat trail and spectacular mountain scenery.

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Easy hike with great views

A very easy trail for novice hikers. Anywhere between 30 minute to day-long hikes are totally doable. The trail is somewhat narrow, so you might need to dodge oncoming hikers... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very easy trail for novice hikers. Anywhere between 30 minute to day-long hikes are totally doable. The trail is somewhat narrow, so you might need to dodge oncoming hikers. There is not too much traffic, though, once you get away from the major pullouts.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired bikes from a place in Moose and cycled to Jenny Lake along Teton Park Road. Can definitely recommend this experience. After the ride, at Jenny Lake, it was really nice to take your boots off and paddle in the water, beneath the mountains amidst wonderful views. The trail around the lake is mostly through trees - and the... More 

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New River, Arizona, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Near the village of the Jenny Lake Trail, we were fortunate to see a Gray Mountain Owl. The small village was pleasant to see. We continued our walk to the Jenny Lake. There were a lot of swans and geese on the lake. There was also a lot of horse dung which was a nuisance since you had to watch... More 

Thank Marcine C
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This lake is so clear you can see the rocks on the bottom as you walk around the trail. The Teton Mountains are in the background so it is simply a photographer's dream. There is a parking lot and you need to take the Jenny Lake overlook exit. At the South Jenny Lake area there is a visitor's center, store,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This was a great stop! I could gaze at these mountains for the rest of my life! We took the boat ride across to inspiration falls! It was worth it. The parking here was congested but this is still worth the struggle. Make sure you don't park in restricted zones. We saw a dozen vehicles getting tickets. This hike has... More 

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Round Rock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was up from sea level and a little nervous about hiking at altitude but this was a flat hike and no problem. the views of the lake and the mountains were spectacular and the trail was well maintained. I recommend this trail.

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Note: The Jenny Lake Visitor Center is being transformed. 2016 and 2017 there is a temporary building there where Rangers can provide maps and information. Stunning hikes are available from Jenny Lake. There are great views from the trail of The Grand Teton you do not get from everywhere. There are also scenic drives at North Jenny Lake with a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is a nice easy trail that follows the shore of the lake. Very quiet and not crowded when we were there. Keep your eyes open. We didn't see any bears but there was plenty of evidence, if you know what I mean.

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Abington, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We didn't walk much of the trail but drove the loop and stopped at the sightseeing parking lot. It was stupendous and absolutely beautiful. If we had more time we would have walked more of the trail but sadly we did not. We'll have to return!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

We happened to hike the Jenny Lake trail the last day of the season - They were doing some construction, so finding our way to the trailhead was a little confusing. This is a beautiful trail along the lake with many photo opportunities every where you look. It was easy enough for people of most fitness levels but interesting enough... More 

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