Jenny Lake Trail, Grand Teton National Park

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Spend a day hiking Jenny Lake Trail, located within one of the country's major national parks and offering sweeping views of Wyoming's foaming waterfalls and rugged mountain peaks. This 11.4 km (7.1 mi) trail offers hikes ranging from easy to strenuous; it attracts adventure seekers of all ages and fitness levels. The trail circles a lake created by glaciers about 12,000 years ago, and provides access to climbing routes leading to some of the tallest peaks of the Teton Range. If you don't feel like hiking back, you can board a boat for a return trip across the lake to the visitor center. Print or download a map of the trailhead before your visit, and be aware that black and grizzly bears inhabit the area. Make Jenny Lake Trail part of your personalized Jackson Hole itinerary using our Jackson Hole day trip app .
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  • This trail around lake Jenny is stunning. It is pretty easy for the most part. Part of the trail on the far side was closed but the alternate route was even better. Many spots to take breath taking vi...  more »
  • This is a spectacular site for hiking and gorgeous photo views! If you are even just an amature photographer, I highly recommend that you spend sufficient time here. Also, take the opportunity to comm...  more »
  • Pleasant walk among nature and lots of animals! Advice all in walk, doable without taking the ferry that takes you across the Lake. Worth a detour to the Hidden Falls and the Inspiration point, then continue to Cascade Canyon (a bit longer, but the effort is definitely worth the extraordinary show!). Highly recommended
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