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Address: Grand Teton National Park, WY
Activities: Fishing, Sailing
Description: Recreational lake especially favored for windsurfing and sailing.

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Do the breakfast cruise!

Make sure and book the breakfast cruise. You wont be disappointed! The sights that you get to experience are amazing! Get your camera ready.

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

Make sure and book the breakfast cruise. You wont be disappointed! The sights that you get to experience are amazing! Get your camera ready.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Beautiful lake with views of the Teton Range. Visited in June and the water was crazy cold, but I braved it and swam anyway.

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New Berlin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our daughter treated us to a Guided Fishing Trip on Jackson Lake. It was a cold day but still a spectacular day on the lake, we caught many Lake Trout.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went from the Jackson Lake Dam and floated to Pacific Creek. Heard elk bugling on both sides of us. Fishing was great. We were followed by a family of 6 river otters who were quite active. They caught fish, played in the water and along the bank and actually followed our boat. Saw many bald eagles and ospreys. Caught and... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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66 reviews 66 reviews
29 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Lots of good photo spots for the photographer and lots of picnic areas for the entire family. Stop at the Colter Bay Village for needed food and supplies. We were told there is a great Visitor's Center there but the crowd was so large the day we were there that we could not even enter the building. The staff at... More 

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Danvers, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

we stayed in a cabin for two nights it was cozy and clean with all amenities tastefully furnished. the lodge served meals that were quite good . the staff were all great. beautiful sunsets over lake jackson

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Yuma, Arizona
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61 reviews 61 reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

nice glacier lake created for irrigation for the Idaho potato farmer that the famous Snake River has steady flow for world class fly fishing doesn't hurt either - that's why the dam - good fishing just below You can ski, fish, sun, camp on an island etc. a few picnic areas and camping spot around lake

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Woods Hole
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Coulter Bay has two walks 1)to Hermatage Point that goes by Swan Lake (home of some Trumpeter Swans, maybe a Blue Heron and 2) the short shore walk out from the north side of the Visitors Center. Both are spectacular, worth every minute and give you an up close and personal look at the lake. The Grand View peak in... More 

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Nashville, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Sunny days are spectacular at Jackson Lake because the Tetons are so fabulously reflected in the lake. Take your camera, and take your time. Walk a nearby trail, stop to see Jackson Lake Lodge, walk up Lunch Tree Hill behind the lodge, and enjoy the day. We liked staying at Signal Mountain Lodge so that we could enjoy views of... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Many classic Teton pictures are taken across the lake. I also saw my first White Pelican on the lake. I did not know there were fresh water pelicans. You can also take a dinner cruise, sign up at Jackson Lake Lodge or rent various boats from Signal Mountain Lodge. They also both have restaurants and pubs.

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