Jenny Lake Trail, Grand Teton National Park

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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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  • We allocated an entire day to walking the trail - about 8 miles and a 500 ft. elevation gain. I would do it again in a minute. Besides awesome views of the lake, we were able to go to Hidden Falls.....  more »
  • OK, we cheated. We took the shuttle boat to get to the other side of the lake to shorten our hike up to Hidden Falls and Inspiration Point. But if you want to hike further, you can proceed along the.....  more »

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