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Jenny Lake Trail

Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park, WY
(307) 739-3300
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Type: Trails, Sports
Activities: Skiing
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Owner description: Four miles of flat trail and spectacular mountain scenery.
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Ohio, USA
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352 reviews 352 reviews
122 attraction reviews
529 helpful votes 529 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

From the reviews it seems that when most folks hike from the Jenny Lake trailhead that they are heading to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point and perhaps even further up Cascade Canyon. These are lovely sites to see, but considered taking the boat across the lake to save some time and a few miles of hiking, particularly for the hike... More

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Logan, Utah
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Our family has a tradition of going on this hike every time we go to Yellowstone. It is a beautiful hike and the boat ride over is a lot of fun. The hike is not extremely difficult, but there are some steep areas. The waterfall at the top is the perfect ending for the hike.

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Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Walked and walked to get to the Falls, and it was so worth it. The falls are beautiful and the view from the top is amazing. Also, got a great cell phone signal here on top of mountain, great to call home and let them know we were OK.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We hit Jenny Lake on our way out of Colter Bay into Jackson one day. It was an awesome, pleasant stop! The trail is lovely - very well maintained and accessible to anyone with difficulties. The view is gorgeous (but it's pretty had to find a bad view in the Tetons). When we stopped, there were quite a few people... More

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Freeport, Pennsylvania
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195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I consider myself an average tourist. If you're like me, you aren't hardcore, but don't mind a nice 3-5 mile hike, especially if it's got scenery or a payoff at the end. In our opinion, the hike around the lake has neither. Some parts of the trail have been rerouted, and most of the hike looked like any other hike... More

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DeWitt, Michigan
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73 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We visit the Teton/Yellowstone area almost every year sometime between May and October. Some things you just like to keep doing ... Sometimes we hike the trail to Hidden Falls and sometimes we take the boat. The hike to Hidden Falls is 2.5 miles. The rocky trail follows the lake shore before it meanders through meadows and pine forests. The... More

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McLean, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We spent 2 days hiking in the area. It was magnificent. Great trails, majestic views, Ospreys, wild flowers, streams and brooks. You have to experience it.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Around a perfect lake. The full walk is around 8 miles but it is well worth it, you can duck out half way round and get the boat back but the views from either side are beautiful.

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Yuma, Arizona
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

the hike to hidden falls is short and flat compared to about all the other hikes in the Tetons the falls are worth seeing - sure you can take the boat ride across - but the hike is better

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Burlington, Vermont
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24 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Lake is small compared to some others in the west, but it is a gem. Clear water, fabulous views of the Tetons, feels very intimate compared to other attractions in the west. And it's named for someone's wife; nice touch.

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