Jenny Lake Trail, Grand Teton National Park

4.8
#1 of 44 in Trails in Wyoming
Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Spend a day hiking Jenny Lake Trail, located within one of the country's major national parks and offering sweeping views of Wyoming's foaming waterfalls and rugged mountain peaks. This 11.4 km (7.1 mi) trail offers hikes ranging from easy to strenuous; it attracts adventure seekers of all ages and fitness levels. The trail circles a lake created by glaciers about 12,000 years ago, and provides access to climbing routes leading to some of the tallest peaks of the Teton Range. If you don't feel like hiking back, you can board a boat for a return trip across the lake to the visitor center. Print or download a map of the trailhead before your visit, and be aware that black and grizzly bears inhabit the area. Make Jenny Lake Trail part of your personalized Grand Teton National Park itinerary using our Grand Teton National Park day trip app.
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  • You should plan on arriving early to insure a parking place as this is very popular. You can take a 2.8 mile walk around the lake to the falls and then take a boat back for $10. Nite that this is not....  more »
  • We absolutely loved the Jenny Lake Trail. Even with the smoke from the wildfires, we could still enjoy this area. We recommend you get to the parking lot early! It fills by 9am.  more »

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