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

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$1,050.00*
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Full-Day Grand Teton Tour from Jackson
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$135.00*
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Grand Teton Half Day Tour
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$225.00*
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Full Day Grand Teton Wildlife Program

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Spectacular, Rugged

You can drive along the shore for most of the lake. We rode bicycles making the trip even more spectacular. Our trip was during fire season and you could see fires on the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
timo2btimo
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can drive along the shore for most of the lake. We rode bicycles making the trip even more spectacular. Our trip was during fire season and you could see fires on the hillsides. Be sure to check with the rangers before you go as they close parts of the road from Colter Bay to Flagg Ranch at times due... More 

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Livermore, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lake is chilly but a great place to swim, but choose a launch point with active waves lapping the shore. If you step in the calm shore by Lizard Creek campground (north end of lake), you will suddenly find yourself be-suckered by dozens of leeches from under the rocks. The teens and children were fascinated in playing with them.... More 

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Shreveport, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seemed like a nice lake but kind of boring maybe it's because we were there in October and everything was closed up but it was completely dead only one other care on the whole area that we could see and they were just looking for a bathroom.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

If you take the 42-mile Scenic Loop you will pass Jackson Lake. It was beautiful!! We only stopped to take in the scenery but it was worth it. :)

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Sicklerville, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

A beautiful lake at the base of the Grand Tetons that offers boating, swimming (brrr), fishing and just chilling out.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

If you look at a map of Grand Teton National Park, you'll see how dominant the lake is to the Park. It is 15 miles long, and 7 miles, at its widest. Three of the Park's lodging options are on the lake. And, with the Teton Mountain Range in the background, .....beautiful views.

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

The mountains were beautiful as they reflected on the lake. I can only imagine how they would look if the lake had been smooth!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Peaceful and serene. Reflection of Tetons off the lake is postcard perfect. Great place to admire nature. Not to miss!

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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Does it get much better than this? The lake becomes the mirror for the mountains. This is a rich view of the Teton's. I would suggest taking 30 minutes or so and visit the Lodge at Jackson Lake. There is a lovely bar looking out over the lake with indoor and outdoor seating. We loved doing this.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

The lake is very beautiful. But we did not see many birds. Maybe that day there was fire next to the lake.

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