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Menor's Ferry Historical Trail

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Address: Grand Teton National Park, WY

Hiking trail for beginners.

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A little bit of history

We saw this from our float trip on the Snake River. Once onshore we hiked over to see the buildings. It was pretty incredible to see all the history.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
El C
Milton, Massachusetts

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Milton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw this from our float trip on the Snake River. Once onshore we hiked over to see the buildings. It was pretty incredible to see all the history.

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La Q, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the first cabin in this area, the old ferry crossing, general store, Church of the Transfiguration and the first wagon to reach this area from the east.

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Aiken, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I love history, so I was interested in seeing this park of the park. I didn't know much about the early days of the park prior to visiting here, so I enjoyed seeing the ferry and "store" and Maud's cabin.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The general store and surrounding buildings are really interesting, and the ferry is a great piece of engineering.

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

You will get more out of this experience if you are able to visit with the person tending the general store or if you can catch a tour with one of the rangers. It was fun to see the ferry and the cabin along with the other buildings. I felt the most stunning was the view out the window behind... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

This was at the bottom of the places we visited in Grand Teton National Park but it is still interesting in its own way. They had some neat things in the little general store. If you have time they do ranger led tours and also have a ferry. The beauty of the Tetons in the background make you realize why... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

I didn't even know this area or a tour for it existed until my 10yo daughter needed a ranger-led activity to get her Jr. Ranger badge. This one fit into our time-frame so off we went. Although the group had a lot of questions that the tour leader couldn't answer he did have a lot of interesting and historical information... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

During one day of sight-seeing in the park, we stopped at the Menor's Ferry area. The entrance is just past the park entrance in the Moose area. This area has the Chapel of the Transfiguration then on down the trail toward the river is the old home/general store. The store is open. The day we were there they had made... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Many people might not stop here. Why not? Well, there aren't any big buildings. The Chapel of the Transfiguration is small -- but you won't find a more stunning view from inside a house of worship anywhere in the world, I'd wager! And the general store is also pretty small, but it's in Bill Menor's old house, so there's lots... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2016

We did the ranger led tour of Menor's ferry, it was about an hour and worth it. Interesting history of this area and the park in general. Interesting spots in this area that contributed to Grand Teton National Park being formed. Ranger led walk was nice, even a stop without a tour is worth it for a quick stop. Historical... More 

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