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Address: , Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Activities: Fishing, Viewing wildlife, Camping, Canoeing, Hiking
Description: A scenic lake with panoramic views.

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Family Canoe Ride

Took the family out on a canoe from String Lake over to Leigh Lake. Beautiful and serene. We paddled to the far end of the lake, had a picnic on the beach and then headed back... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Mount Sinai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Took the family out on a canoe from String Lake over to Leigh Lake. Beautiful and serene. We paddled to the far end of the lake, had a picnic on the beach and then headed back to String Lake. One of my favorite days I've had in Grand Teton National Park! Can't wait to go back.

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

Beautiful! Easy shoreline hike with magnificent mountain views! Well worth it. You can hike to the picnic area from the Jenny Lake trailhead, or vice versa. There is also a boat ramp if you have your own kayak/canoe. For a longer lovely hike, keep going to String Lake, which is also gorgeous. Bears have been known to eat out of... More 

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Birmingham, AL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Wish we'd spent more time here. People rent watercraft at Dornan's and we should have too. Enjoyed a lovely hike along String Lake, perfect for my 7 year old, with plenty of places to stop a rest or have a snack. Remember to pack out all of your scraps and trash, and keep food close at hand. We heard lots... More 

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Chilli, MO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Our easy hike up to Leigh Lake was effortless and once there we were inspired by the beautiful white sand beaches and warm blue shallow waters. So much so we shed our hiking boots and soaked our feet in the warm waters with sand tingling between our toes!! All under the beautiful blue sky surrounded by peaks of beauty! Truly... More 

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Wilson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The hike is very family friendly with minimal elevation gain. The views are spectacular. The round trip from the String Lake picnic area is 9.3 miles. However, you can do just a part of it and be quite pleased with yourself.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Gain some perspective and soak in the beauty of the forest in this easy to drive to lake. Take bear spray.

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A review by a senior (in mid 70s) for seniors. The eastern side of the String Lake loop trail is generally done on the way up to Leigh Lake. But the loop around String Lake is great for its own attraction. Early in the season when we hiked this trail, in early June, the start of the trail on the... More 

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Randolph, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Such a quiet & peaceful lake to see while you visit the Grand Teton National Park. See as much of this park as time allows while you are there.

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Littleton, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Take a canoe or Kayak up String Lake to the Leigh Lake outlet. Portage over to find a lake as large as Jenny but with 0 foot or boar traffic. Fish or paddle in solitude for days.

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Woods Hole
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Because it is just above String Lake and is on the way to Paintbrush Canyon this lake perimetry is well traveled, beautiful and both a destination as well as a starting point. The Trail head has plenty of parking (in early September at least) and you can come day after day and do different 3-8 hour hikes. Also you can... More 

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