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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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Four miles of flat trail and spectacular mountain scenery.

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Stunning and you are almost alone

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia

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Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank imaginelle
Moorestown, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this trail early one morning at saw a deer, lots of birds. No moose unfortunately. Still, amazing pictures and lifelong memories

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Essex, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic scenery; clear, clean air. Beautiful lake very calm with reflections of autumn colours - outstanding. Walk easily manageable if you're a regular walker. Take it slowly and enjoy the vistas. This is bear territory so you need to be alert and properly prepared with spray etc. Best done in autumn or spring.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the ferry across the lake and hiked up to Inspiration Point, Cascade Falls and a few other places. While at Inspiration Point we saw several marmots and chipmunks who must be pretty used to humans as they came right up to us and were looking for food crumbs - I was able to get some pretty good photos... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we had to turn back due to poor weather conditions, this was still a great trail. It follows the gorgeous lake, and although it increases in difficulty, it is still manageable. We saw a diverse amount of wildlife and enjoyed the day even though it was cut short.

1 Thank Sarah09_13
Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a beatiful, easy hike through a forest, past a babbling creek, and onto the reflective Jenny Lake. Panorama views of the area are some of the most beautiful I've ever seen. Loved this easy to navigate trail. There were a good number of people on the trail, but easy to spread yourselves out to feel a little solace.... More 

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washington state
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Jenny Lake trail is a joy to traverse. We'd recommend you start early in the morning as you'll see more critters (yes, bring your bear spray...just in case). The ferry across the water to the falls is worth the trip as well and runs often during the day. The fall hues added another dimension to our hike...really a walk... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Nice trail around a visually stunning lake, not too challenging and some great waterfalls along the way. Visited at the end of September - there were plenty of people around but not as many as I imagine in the height of summer. Watch out for the moose! For the more adventurous, I'd definitely recommend the hike into cascade canyon.

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Pretty view ever changing with each step around a part of the lake. Fairly level and easy. We were there in September so visibility was poor with the fires to the north east but still amazing.

2 Thank skygirl2
Edwards, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We walked around 1/2 of the lake and took many photos - very easy walk, mostly on a paved trail, then we hiked to inspiration point and had better views of the area and saw elk and moose very close to the trails - so exciting

2 Thank Michele H

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