Leigh Lake, Grand Teton National Park

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Leigh Lake is located in Grand Teton National Park, in the U. S. state of Wyoming. The glacially formed lake is wide and long from north to south. Situated just southeast of Mount Moran, the lake is at the terminus of both Paintbrush and Leigh Canyons. The lake can be accessed from the Leigh Lake Trail which follows the eastern shores of String Lake a distance of one mile (1.6 km) and is an easy hike over level terrain. The Leigh Lake Ranger Patrol Cabin is located on the northeast shore of the lake and is on the National Register of Historical Places.The lake was named for Richard "Beaver Dick" Leigh, a mountain guide.
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  • July 28, 2017
    On our 2.5 week journey through many national parks, 11 states and much more, this is still one of my favorite places. We took the trail around String and Leigh Lake and landed at a beautiful beach pa...  more »
  • July 10, 2017
    We always make sure we include a hike by Leigh Lake when we come to the Grand Tetons! It is such a beautiful Lake with so many picturesque stopping points. Easy to hike too. I'd recommend making it a ...  more »
  • July 9, 2017
    we did the trail to the end of the lake but if you don't have a lot of time: just do the first 15 minutes! it stays more or less the same!  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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