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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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Address: Moose Wilson Road, Jackson, WY
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A terrific place to experience Teton National Park. A wonderful interpretative center. Hiking trails that allow easy access to some of the most beautiful areas in Teton National... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
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Jackson, Wyoming
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited this preserve many many times over the years, mostly to hike or run the trail system and to swim. Each time I arrive I'm greeted by an annoying, nosey usually older/ bored retired person. They grill you about what your doing there, what your plans are for the day, what color underwear you have on, and how many... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A terrific place to experience Teton National Park. A wonderful interpretative center. Hiking trails that allow easy access to some of the most beautiful areas in Teton National Park. Hike all the way to Phelps Lake for a nice afternoon hike.

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We visited the Rockefeller Preserve on our first day in the Tetons. It was a great start to our trip. The trail is fairly flat and easy. You are rewarded by a beautiful lake view after a 45 minute walk. This preserve seemed to have less traffic which added to our enjoyment.

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

When in the Tetons you have to go here very beautiful we took the hike to the lake loved it there it was awesome. We were coming back from the lake and a bear was on the trail, the preserve is vert well done.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2017

The beauty and simplicity of the visitor center is an artful expression of the natural world that surrounds it, and a delight to the senses. Sit quietly in the circular room and gaze at the outside wall. See what happens. We went right on the trail to Phelps Lake, the path less traveled. Spent one very special day here with... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed December 11, 2016

Great place to enjoy nature and wildlife. The lake was beautiful. make sure you have enough time to visit the museum.

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Vegas
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Reviewed November 1, 2016

Mother Nature's way of telling us..."anything you can do, I can do better." Serene, "into the woods" experience. Brooks, streams, foot bridges and, of course, the architecture of a magnificent forest.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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Reviewed October 30, 2016

We usually schedule vacations in the early fall to take advantage of smaller crowds, lovely weather, and potential wildlife sightings. We took the hike to Huckleberry Point as our first day in Jackson hike - not much change in elevation, and gave us some time to adjust to altitude. The lake was lovely, with the mountains in the background -... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

Went in early October and it couldn't have been more picturesque. The leaves were golden, air was crisp, and snow on the Tetons. We took one trail out to Phelps lake (~1.5 miles) and another one back, both easily walkable. There are a few trails to choose from depending on how far you want to go. Bring your lunch and... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 21, 2016

One could spend hours just in the visitors center. An interesting design with space to meditate, you find peace even before you head out to the preserve. It is well worth the walk to the lake for wonderful scenery and wildlife. The staff is very helpful, I took a photo of a bird which we could not identify, they enlisted... More 

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