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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  • During my Tour of National Parks and Canyon Country we stopped and got some photos of the jagged peaks at Jenny Lake, I didn't do the trail as we only pulled the coach over so we could get a few photo...  more »
  • We couldn't do the entire loop as part of it was closed. Inspiration Point is a beautiful hike - moderate to easy - some steep parts, so maybe moderate. Watch out for moose on the trail - they weren't...  more »
  • Best trail of all! One cannot take their eyes off the lake and the mountains framing it in the background. Absolutely stunning!!!  more »
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