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Jackson Lake

Address: Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Fishing, Sailing
Owner description: Recreational lake especially favored for windsurfing and sailing.
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Activities: Fishing, Sailing
Owner description: Recreational lake especially favored for windsurfing and sailing.
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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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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114 reviews 114 reviews
39 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
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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372 attraction reviews
549 helpful votes 549 helpful votes
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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65 reviews 65 reviews
41 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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Denver, Colorado
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101 reviews 101 reviews
41 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I come from Colorado and love the San Juan mountains but these are unbelievable. They are mesmerizing. So many trails , lakes waterfalls and things to see. May be a small park but so worth it.

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grantham, nh
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Natural beauty. Not to be missed. All guides and interpreters were very knowledgable. Sense go peace is incredible

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