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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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This is the hike to take, if you can only hike one.

Probably the most scenic and customizable hikes in this area. Depending on available time and ability, visitors can hike around the lake, hike halfway around the lake and take... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 4, 2015
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Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015 NEW

Probably the most scenic and customizable hikes in this area. Depending on available time and ability, visitors can hike around the lake, hike halfway around the lake and take the boat back, take the boat across the lake both ways and hike a little...or a lot. We hiked to the Hidden Falls from the parking lot and then back down,... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Really great mini trip! Take the boat and go on the waterfall trail. It is an easy trail and a great way to spend a morning!

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nashville,tn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you are going to Yellowstone on your trip and you have "limited" breathing/stamina, then wait for the views of the High and Lower Falls of the Yellowstone River inside Yellowstone Park. We did make it to the Hidden Falls, but we did not hike the 2 mile trail back to the boat dock. We took the round-trip boat ride... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I say "towards" because by the time we got to the bridge over the lower falls, we were too tired to ascend what looked like an extremely steep part of the path to the top. I know the falls there are gorgeous based on others' pictures. If I were to do it again, we'd have taken the boat over, hiked... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Hike around the lake and take a boat ride back or vice versa. Shaded trail around gorgeous lake near lodge with restaurant.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We got tickets for the boat shuttle to Hidden Lakes, Inspiration Point, etc. We only hiked to Hidden Falls. The trail cutoff to inspiration point was closed for repairs ( there were 4 workers on it with 3 watching the 4th hit a rock with a hammer that seemed under sized for the task). The trail to Hidden Falls is... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went on a hike at Jenny Lake to Hidden Falls. The hike is 5 miles roundtrip on a well marked trail with very little ascent or descent. The views of Hidden Falls are fantastic and worth the hike. If you want to shorten the hike, you can take a ferry across the lake. It will shorten... More 

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Franklin, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We took the boat shuttle across the lake to hike inspiration point on the other side. This is a beautiful area but make sure to pack water bear spray and snacks.

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Norwood, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The Jenny Lake trail is great. Its not that difficult at all and you will get some amazing views views of the lake and waterfalls. We took the boat across which we liked and then picked up the trails from there. It can get pretty crowded though so be prepared for that. I never get people that do these things... More 

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Rockville, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Beautiful! Easy to moderate trail, the lake is mostly in sight...waterfalls, etc. This is bear habitat so bring bear spray. You can also take this trail to Hidden Falls and save $ on the boat trip, but it does take 40-60 min to walk to the trailhead (~1.5-2 miles). But very pretty. Leigh and String lake trails are even nicer,... More 

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