Lake Solitude, Grand Teton National Park

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#9 of 10 in Nature in Grand Teton National Park
Lake Solitude is a lake located in Grand Teton National Park, in the U.S. state of Wyoming. The 0.5mi in circumference natural lake is situated at the head of north Cascade Canyon and is a popular destination for hikers and backpackers. From the Cascade Canyon trailhead on the west shore of Jenny Lake, the lake is a distance of and there is an altitude gain of along the Cascade Canyon Trail and Lake Solitude Trail. An alternate route to the lake from the north begins at String Lake and steeply climbs through Paintbrush Canyon to Paintbrush Divide on the Paintbrush Canyon Trail and then descends to Lake Solitude after a 11.5mi hike with an altitude increase of over to the divide.
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  • We did this hike as part of an overnight camping trip, Frankly, I was amazed at the people who hiked up and back in a day. Frankly, half of them were GREY as they booked it up. Is it worth it, guys? I...  more »
  • A wonderful hike in the Park that ends in a beautiful alpine lake surrounded by the majestic Tetons. Would rank it as a moderate hike from an endurance standpoint-switchbacks over a ridge from Jenny L...  more »
  • I hiked here while enjoying the Grand Tetons and couldn't have been happier. The first mile is switchbacks but then it levels off for 3-4 miles through Cascade Canyon. You're walking alongside a rushi...  more »

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Where to stay in Grand Teton National Park

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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