Taggart Lake, Grand Teton National Park

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Taggart Lake is located in Grand Teton National Park, in the U. S. state of Wyoming. The natural lake is located at the terminus of Avalanche Canyon. A number of hiking trails can be found near the lake including a roundtrip hike commencing from the Taggart Lake Trailhead parking area. The lake is approximately one mile south of Bradley Lake reckoned by trail distance. A 2005 study of the water quality of the lakes in Grand Teton National Park indicated that the lakes in the park were still considered pristine and that they had not been impacted by air or water pollution.
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  • We went in early September. The crowds were quite manageable though the smoke from forest fires in neighboring states limited the views significantly. This was a lovely hike of lakes and mountains. Th...  more »
  • When we entered the park they told us Yellowstone south entrance had closed due to snow. We did not have snow here. The parking lot for the Taggart trailhead had only maybe 10 cars and campers. The tr...  more »
  • My husband and I (early and mid-60s) thought this trail had it all. We arrived mid-morning and found plenty of places to park in late September. The trail has little elevation gain and at the time we ...  more »
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  • Did the Ranger hike-great to learn more about the area. Dress to get wet if you want to hop in the lake.
  • Some of the best views in GTNP are here!
  • After a nice hike, the view from this high mountian lake at the top of the Tetons is lovely!

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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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