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Address: Jenny Lake, Grand Teton National Park, WY
Phone Number: (307) 739-3300
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Activities: Skiing
Description: Four miles of flat trail and spectacular mountain scenery.

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Great afternoon hike

This was a wonderful way to spend our afternoon. Moderate hike for the family. Excellent views. The ferry ride across the lake was very nice too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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84 reviews 84 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This was a wonderful way to spend our afternoon. Moderate hike for the family. Excellent views. The ferry ride across the lake was very nice too.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Jenny Lake provided a great day for a family of four – kids age 7 and 11. We rode the boat across the lake and hiked up to around 8000 feet – spent about three hours. Take water and a snack - Great views - great exercise - great hike.

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Houston, Texas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

What was to be 2 hours of hiking ended up more than 4 hours as we took a wrong turn and walked more than I bargained for. I was so glad that I packed lunch. It still was a wonderful experience as we were surrounded by such an unspoiled beautiful nature. Wild like sighting must be overrated as I personally... More 

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Overland Park
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The Jenny Lake trail is as interesting as any other trail in the valley. You can park at the south end and hike past the Moose ponds to get to the Cascade Canyon trail. Or you can park at the north end and hike along the stream from String Lake past the inlet to Jenny Lake to the Cascade Canyon... More 

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Bountiful, Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This is a trail that will make you forget about all your troubles and get back to nature all in one. It is a very easy hike that the whole family can do and just enjoy the beautiful scenery all around. Bring a sack lunch to have next to the lake and just watch the world go by. Or head... More 

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Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

The 7.1 loop took us just under 4 hours to hike. The elevation is not strenuous, and I would consider it to be an easy hike for most people.

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Foothill Ranch, California
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351 helpful votes 351 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

So most people take the 4 mile gentle hike to experience the beaut that is suppose to be this trail. I, however, cheated: I just went to check out the beautiful lake with the spectacular views that surround it. If you have more time, take the hike.

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Henley on Klip, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

A short trail with a lot of beauty, and bears, by the sign we saw. Standing at Jenny Lake shore, watching the mountain crags rise above the mirrored water, is an experience everyone should share with someone they love.

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Ohio, USA
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639 helpful votes 639 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

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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23 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

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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