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Phelps Lake Trail

Moose-Wilson Road, Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Great Hike

The hike starts at the parking lot of the Laurence Rockefeller Preserve. Plan on getting here... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lynn W
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Oklahoma
A great hike, but get there early!

The Phelps Lake Loop Trail is a wonderful hike, in two parts. First is the hike from the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
cmhprh
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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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Moose-Wilson Road, Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hike starts at the parking lot of the Laurence Rockefeller Preserve. Plan on getting here early, there is limited parking and it fills fast. Volunteers/employees are on hand to assist with parking issues. We took the Lake Creek Trail to the lake. The trail...More

Thank Lynn W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The Phelps Lake Loop Trail is a wonderful hike, in two parts. First is the hike from the Rockefeller Preserve building to Phelps Lake itself; you can turn around at that point and hike back down, satisfied that you've gotten some exercise in the great...More

Thank cmhprh
Reviewed 26 August 2017

There's a reason this lake was the retreat of the Rockefellers... the area is truly beautiful! The Laurance S. Rockefeller Preserve parking lot is the most convenient, and there are bathroom facilities and drinking water at the visitor center there to start your hike right....More

1  Thank SuzanneDinSF
Reviewed 22 August 2017

We did this hike with our 10 and 12 year olds. We left from the Death Canyon trail head and hike up to the Phelps Lake Overlook and then down to the jumping rock. Roundtrip was approx. 5 miles. The incline back from the lake...More

Thank cseanmc
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Hiked the phelps trail with our 2 kids from the visitor's center to phelps lake and on to the jumping rock. Nice easy hike with the most amazing view of the mountains. There are beautiful streams along the way to the lake. My husband and...More

Thank ep1979
Reviewed 27 July 2017

This trail is peaceful walking as due to the limited parking spots. The trail starts from the Laurence.S.Rockefeller visitor center which has a little exhibit and place to sit and relax and you can get info from the very helpful rangers who are here. There...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Great hike take your swimsuit and jump off the huge boulder sitting on the edge of the lake at the 2.5 mile mark.

Thank b568
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Excellent morning hike! I recommend getting here early, we got here around 8:30am and took the last parking spot, there are only 50 spots at the L Rockefeller Preserve to park at otherwise you will be waiting in line. The hike it also very peaceful...More

3  Thank Katelyn G
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great views... our six years old son made it all around without complaining. Of course he was tired but it was nice hike which I would recommend even for people who are not in good shape. We loved it. We have seen several people jumping...More

Thank fik2000
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a beautiful, rustic hike in the woods ending at Phelps Lake. I was there at the end of September with trail markers warnings of bear sightings on the trail every other day for the last 2 weeks. We never saw any, but tried...More

Thank Jan S
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