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“Great 2.5 Mile Hike, Views & Weather - WORTH IT!!”
Review of Jenny Lake Trail

Jenny Lake Trail
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Grand Teton Self-Guided Tour from Cooke City
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Owner description: Four miles of flat trail and spectacular mountain scenery.
Reviewed August 14, 2013

The main trail is closed for a few years so with the new trail, there's a little bit of a hike with slight elevation changes. Total hiking distance is just over 2.5 miles in each direction. The old trail took you right along the water most of the way but now it's a little higher up but the views/look outs are much better on the new trail. One of my favorite place to go when I visit Jackson Hole!!

Thank DH S
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Reviewed August 11, 2013

We took our four kids ages 10 to 2 on this hike. They made it all the way out to the falls and then we rode the boat back. The boat ride cost 7 dollars for an adult one way, but it was worth it. The hike is beautiful and the lake is amazing. Highly recommend this one!

Thank vacanut_8
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Reviewed August 9, 2013

You can do this hike in a number of ways - hike out and boat back, or vice versa. We decided to hike both ways to make the most of our time. but well worth it. A really good trail to follow with fantastic views along the way. We made our way to Hidden Falls - lots of people there crowding for photos - and then went on to Inspiration Point. It's not an easy hike but well worth it. It's very popular so suggest you start out early.

Thank TyDe_21
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

Well we did a couple of the shorter trails as we had a toddler. We did bring a backpack child carrier which I highly recommend as I saw quite a few parents having to carry kids from young to about 5 or 6. So it depends if your child is a walker or not. Ours did a bit of both.

The trails are well marked and nice shady stops along the way so you can relax quite a bit and admire the views at different points. we did the inspiriation point hike. It's a short one but quite a hike still and worth it.

Bring hiking shoes, parts of the trail are quite rocky and if you're carrying a tot, you need all the grip you can get. The view up the top is spectacular.

The boat ride over is quick about 10 mins. Bring at least 1L of water for 2 people, you do go thru a full litre quickly on a hot day they do have a water cooler there but all 4 jugs were empty when I tried to refill.

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Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Great family hike. Perfect distance and elevation for kids. We arrived at 11:30 and the parking lot was completely full so we parked on the main road. The main trail around the lake offered beautiful sights and photo ops but once you get to Hidden Falls it was quite crowded due to the boat trip folks.
A definite visit but if you don't like crowds this may not be for you.

Thank rockoSeattle
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