Amphitheater Lake, Grand Teton National Park

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Amphitheater Lake is located in Grand Teton National Park, in the U. S. state of Wyoming. Amphitheater Lake is only west of Surprise Lake and can be accessed via a strenuous climb of just under round trip from the Lupine Meadows trailhead. Disappointment Peak is WNW of the lake.
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  • This is a moderate to hard hike with some steep sections. We hiked mid-late September and hardly saw anyone. We did get some weather - rain and a bit of snow. It was very windy at the top, so bring a ...  more »
  • When we got to the Garnet Canyon Trail junction, people coming down from Amphitheater Lake reported a foot of snow on the trail. So we decided to take the (500 foot less altitude gain) Garnet Canyon T...  more »
  • We are a group of "AARP" worthy women. If we can do it, you can do it. It is an effort - with 18 switchbacks(fairly long) and 3,000ft increase in elevation. It was a wonderful hike with wonderful view...  more »

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You shouldn't have any problem finding a place to stay inside Grand Teton National Park. Choose from basic campgrounds, rustic lodges, and cabins, with some of these options sitting on nearby ranches. Jackson Lake Lodge offers unmatched, up-close views of the Tetons via 18.3 m (60 ft) tall panoramic windows in the lobby. Other places to stay are scattered throughout the park; some lie on Route 26, others on Route 287, and others still on Teton Park Road. Many park visitors opt to stay in the nearby town of Jackson, which serves as a popular base for a wide range of outdoor activities. Jackson features a complete spectrum of accommodations, from simple motels to luxury resorts plus a wealth of restaurants and bars. Book well in advance if you plan to visit during summer.
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