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

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Great hike

Amen to everything the other 5-start reviews say. Our entire family hiked this trail last August. We went a little bit into cascade canyon and say moose.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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San Jose, California

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amen to everything the other 5-start reviews say. Our entire family hiked this trail last August. We went a little bit into cascade canyon and say moose.

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Chicago
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trail around Jenny Lake is mostly flat, very beautiful and peaceful. If you include a hike to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point, my total round-trip hike came to... 9.8 total miles, 5 hours 21 minutes, 3,467 calories burned, elevation gain 1,266 ft. While you can take a boat across Jenny Lake, I decided to hike around it. This part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are avid hikers and we enjoyed this one very much. It was pretty crowded, but it was beautiful with lovely views of the whole valley from the top. It looked like some rain was coming in, so we opted to take the ferry across the lake to the trail head rather than walking around the lake.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If at GTNP, stop here! Take the easy trail to the falls - about 1.5 hours RT at a modest pace. Fashion your own temporary walking stick from right along the trails. Admire the eagles. It will restore your spirit. I am 1000 miles away and can still smell the pines and hear the roar of the falls!

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1 Thank 260Mark
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This newly renovated trail is easy, beautiful, and fun. Usually, I do not like to hike. AT ALL. When I got dragged out to this trail I was a bit surprised. First of all the view was freakin amazing!!!!! Rugged mountains mixed with blue sky... fantastic! Then there was the actual hike. If you're not the hiking type you can... More 

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1 Thank RuruLatora
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Jenny lake trail was lovely, we took the boat over the lake and then walked to cascade falls and inspiration point. There had been recent snow fall and the hike was quiet, which was good for wildlife spotting. We came face to face with a moose, which was amazing. We also saw several marmot up close! A great walk... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

Took four families over the lake to hike the mountain and it was worth it. Take water and snacks too and a walking stick if you have one. One of my fav days hiking up to see those sights!

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

South Jenny Lake is only 20 miles north and west of Jackson. Most people take a boat across to hike to hidden falls But you may walk 10 kilometers all the way around it! With lesser-known side attractions like the moose ponds orthe horse trail that comes out above inspiration point, this is a special place. I love all the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

My husband and I rented a car to drive around Jackson hole and wanted to hike Jenny Lake. The lake is crystal clear and the trail was pretty easy to hike on and well marked. We hiked to hidden falls which was about 3 miles one way but it was so worth it.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

For those who love the quiet in the snow and still be able to follow a trail easily, this is for you.

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