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

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
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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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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
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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44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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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Nashville, TN
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 617 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stopped at the String Lake parking lot with the intention of taking the 0.9 mile hike along the east side of String Lake to southern end of Leigh Lake; then, we planned to walk 2.8 mile along the east side of Leigh Lake and return on the same path. Unfortunately, we left our trail map in the vehicle, got... More 

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Missoula, Montana
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

From String Lake, views of Leigh Lake are only a relatively level 2-2.5 miles away, and the views of the lake, Mt. Moran, and Paintbrush and Leigh Canyons are lovely! There are plenty of other walkers on this popular trail, but this is a place worth visiting and sharing.

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New Berlin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Took the trail from Leigh Lake to String Lake with nice views of Mt.Moran across the water. Hiked out to a small point and ate our small picnic lunch; no one else around. Part of the trail is multi-use for horses as well so step lightly and watch for "evidence" of their passage. It's generally an easy hike.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It is all about the wind if you are taking pictures. Find a spot that is calm and get low to get the best reflection off the lake of the mountains. A circular polarizing lens is a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

We walked this trail a couple times between August 8-12. We had wanted to do the Jenny Lake trail, but it was closed the day we arrived due to bear sitings. The trail has beautiful scenery. The lake is spectacular against a mountain back drop. You will see signs for bears. We didn't let it bother us and just kept... More 

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Location: United States  >  Wyoming (WY)  >  Grand Teton National Park

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