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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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Address: Moose Wilson Road, Jackson, WY
Phone Number: 3077393300
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Not in season but still beautiful

This is where the elk gather during the winter. It's a beautiful plain and on the way to Grand Teton.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Howard B
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is where the elk gather during the winter. It's a beautiful plain and on the way to Grand Teton.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The walk around the lake is a good hike, not too hard for the average person (moderately strenuous, I'd say - not too steep or too long), and the views are nice.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Laurance Rockefeller was one of our favorite hikes in Grand Teton National Park. My wife and I and our two sons, ages 4 and 1, enjoyed a few hours both at the visitors center here and doing the hike up to the lake. Go early in the day (before 9:30am) to avoid the crowds as there is limited parking.... More 

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Rock Hall, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited the Preserve on a recent vacation to Grand Teton National Park and took the morning ranger-led hike to Phelps lake on which Jared challenged us with thoughtful questions that enhanced our experience and got us talking with other participants. We were so impressed with the Preserve we took our children and grandchildren back when they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are staying in Teton Village, take the time to visit this preserve. Fantastic visitor center with informative ranger lead hikes. Short 1.5 mile hike to Phelps lake that is easy enough for young children and older grandparents to handle.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a great spot to start a hike to Phelps lake but often it is difficult to get a parking spot. Bring Bear spray and know how to use it. In hot weather it is nice to take a dip in the lake.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Go early or at least before 10:30am. They limit the number on parking. It's worth the wait in line if you have to wait. The hike is beautiful and you end up by a lake. They also have restrooms & benches by the lake too. When we were there, July 2016, we came within 10 feet of a deer.

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Moline, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Totally worth the trip down the path - to explore this area. I am glad we took the time, we had to wait about 15 minutes for a parking space - but was glad we did. Truly a gorgeous walk and hike - easy route for some. The lake was incredible - please do not skip this. :)

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful walk in the woods with a tremendous pay-off when you hit the lake and the end of the primary trail. Definitely need to get there early (or late) to get a parking spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the trip down a narrow bumpy road to take a few minutes, see the static displays, and sit by the fire and read from the library of mountain lore. A feast for the ears!

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