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Jenny Lake Trail

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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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Inspiration point walk and boat trip were good, walk one way and take boat also to give you a good half days hike

No dislikes good 4 hr walk saw lots of wildlife, a black bear foraging, fox, and marmots! Shorter lake route taken and so it made the hike a little less strenuous

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

No dislikes good 4 hr walk saw lots of wildlife, a black bear foraging, fox, and marmots! Shorter lake route taken and so it made the hike a little less strenuous

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Kalkaska, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

A great hike. Definitely worth the time. Pack lots of water in case its warm. Bring a snack too! A pretty moderate hike. Have your camera ready!

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We came here on a brisk and rainy afternoon in May so we were lucky to have the trail mostly to ourselves. The view of the lake is absolutely stunning. We took the trail up to the waterfalls--this trail isn't very rigorous but be mindful of the snow in spring months as it can get slippery. Also keep an eye... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

This is a beautiful hike. It moves around the edge of the lake and is simply beautiful. All the trees and wildlife takes your breath away.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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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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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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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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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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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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