Leigh Lake, Grand Teton National Park
Categories: National Parks, Hiking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
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.A visit to Leigh Lake represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Moose travel itinerary maker to plot your vacation.
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This is a good place to pull of and relax, enjoy the lake and, maybe have a picnic. Parking is easy and there are many trails to hike.
If pressed for time or not up to a tough hike, this is the spot. Right off the parking lot near Jenny Lake lodge you can spend 30 minutes or a couple of hours walking along the lake and enjoying the r... read more »
The trail to this lake runs along string lake which is just lovely and then arrived at Leigh Lake which is dazzling. It is an easy walk with a great payoff off this gorgeous lake at the end.
Nice picnic tables and easy lake access for swimming and floating.
Leigh lake is less crowded and beautiful
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