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Laurance Rockefeller Preserve

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Address: Moose Wilson Road, Jackson, WY
Phone Number: +1 307-739-3300
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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Definitely worth the stop! Take some time to check out the trails. There are several to choose from - just don't forget the bear spray!

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Pleasant View, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We visited the Preserve and did the hike up to Phelps Lake. The hike itself was gorgeous and once you got to the lake the views were stunning!! I would call this trail moderate as there were some inclines but nothing extremely strenuous. It was totally worth it!! You might even see some wildlife along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

A quick trek into Phelps Lake gave us an idea of the changing nature of a fall day in the Tetons. It started out sunny and warm and ended chilly and hailing! It provided a good reminder to bring adequate clothing for whatever conditions you may encounter!

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Lovely hiking and views. The center was closed for the season at the end of September, so we were sorry to miss it. Recommend taking a map from the bin, as not all of the trails are well marked.

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Jackson, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Great launching off point to access Phelps Lake in a fairly easy hike that can run from an hour to multiple hours. Beautiful mountain lake with great fishing and splendid visuals. Summer makes the small parking lot problematic to park there as have to wait in line. But seems to move fairly quickly.

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We were staying in Moose, WY, and the LSR (Laurance S Rockefellar) was only a few miles down the road--what a wonderful area. We saw moose beside the road every time we drove by. The LSR has a number of hiking trails that are lovely--through wooded areas beside streams. Be Bear Aware however--they were there every day that we went... More 

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