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easy hike, beautiful setting

I hiked this trail late September, when it wasn't crowded. It was beautiful and peaceful, with few... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
roam-ID
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Moscow, ID
One of the best hikes and short too!

The one-mile-in and one-mile-out hike along String Lake to the south end of Leigh Lake is one of... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Gryfudd
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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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A scenic lake with panoramic views.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I hiked this trail late September, when it wasn't crowded. It was beautiful and peaceful, with few people. Great views of the mountains across the beautifully clear lake. I continued past the north end to Bearpaw Lake, and from there down an unmaintained trail to...More

Thank roam-ID
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The one-mile-in and one-mile-out hike along String Lake to the south end of Leigh Lake is one of the more beautiful adventures you can have in Grand Teton National Park. And it is so accessible for those who can't hike long or steep trails -...More

Thank Gryfudd
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed this easy hike and loved soaking our feet in the lake when we came to it. The hike was pretty easy and not crowded. The lake was serene. Wonderful views. We'd do it again.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The leigh lake trail was a wonderful hike. Very little elevation change and you can walk anywhere from a few yards to 8 miles. Great views.

Thank joedvet
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

On our 2.5 week journey through many national parks, 11 states and much more, this is still one of my favorite places. We took the trail around String and Leigh Lake and landed at a beautiful beach past the primitive campsites, where we laid out...More

Thank AndreaWM
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We always make sure we include a hike by Leigh Lake when we come to the Grand Tetons! It is such a beautiful Lake with so many picturesque stopping points. Easy to hike too. I'd recommend making it a must do if you enjoy an...More

Thank InIt4Life
Reviewed 9 July 2017

we did the trail to the end of the lake but if you don't have a lot of time: just do the first 15 minutes! it stays more or less the same!

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The hike takes you past the lake with the mountains reflected in the water. Some bugs, but nothing that DEET didn't keep away. Pretty level, and quiet early in the day.

Thank totallyNYC
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I loved the Tetons better than Yellowstone, but this lake made me feel like I was back in the overly-packed stops in Yellowstone. You hike within inches of everyone else. Many kids running g ahead of their group, passing us, cutting us off like we...More

Thank AllSpin
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Awesome easy hike! This hike could easily be done with kiddos and there is great spots to stop and let them swim! Such a peaceful hike with beautiful scenery and the clearest water I have ever seen! Definitely should check this out it took us...More

Thank Katelyn G
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