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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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TripAdvisor
  • All these lakes are a must see!! the hikes are not hard, just a few miles long but the views are spectacular. 
  • 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...  more »
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  • Nice picnic tables and easy lake access for swimming and floating.
  • Leigh lake is less crowded and beautiful
  • Beautiful hike!
  • Beautiful area!
  • Beautiful vista