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Oxbow Bend, Moran

4.8
#6 of 13 in Parks in Jackson Hole
A popular destination within Grand Teton National Park, Oxbow Bend attracts travelers with its iconic views of the snowcapped Mt. Moran. Apart from providing a beautiful setting for landscape photography, especially at dawn and dusk, this calm backwater of the Snake River offers fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as wildlife watching. Plan to visit Oxbow Bend and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jackson Hole attractions using our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning app .
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  • We stopped to take in the views and to get some pictures. There were a few other tourists here when we stopped. It's a beautiful location with great views. If you love scenery and you are driving arou...  more »
  • Simply a gorgeous location right on the scenic route and easy to access. No trails are involved and you can see everything from the parking lot. If you want to get closer to the water there small, inf...  more »
  • First, you don't need to get there at 4:30 am like I did. 6:00 am would be fine. There are many spots to photograph this area. Lots of pull off places to park along the road too. You will find Oxbow B...  more »
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  • Gorgeous place to watch sunrise. The sun lights up the mountains and the reflection on the river is really pretty. Get there early though. There were maybe 75+ people there with their cameras set up. The vast majority were huddled together in one blob so, as usual, if you walk a little bit you can find a great spot all to yourself with a different perspective.
  • Walk down to the water from the parking lot. Early mornins are best if you're looking for reflections in the water.
  • Nice place to stop and view wildlife. Just beware the mosquitoes (depending on season).
  • Beautiful!
  • Absolutely magical.

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