Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, Jackson

4.8
#1 of 17 in Parks in Jackson Hole
Wildlife Area · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve offers 13 km (eight mi) of trails through ecologically significant parkland as part of Grand Teton National Park. Follow paths that lead you through dry meadows of sagebrush and past forests of spruce, pine, cottonwoods, and aspen, then through wetlands. Explore the shores of Lake Phelps, where you can watch for migratory birds.  At the visitor center, you can view exhibits about the flora and fauna of the area, as well as information about Laurence S. Rockefeller, who donated the land that forms the park. The center also offers videos, photographs, and soundscapes of the preserve, as well as a room where you can relax by the fireplace. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Jackson Hole using our trip planner.
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  • This entire area around the Grand Tetons is sight after sight of the Beauty of Creation everywhere. worth your time.  more »
  • We didn't intend to go to the preserve but stop after passing it while out for a drive up Moose Wilson Road. Beautiful scenery and a great hike to Phelps Lake. Next visit we will schedule some time...  more »
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  • A fantastic find. The rangers are super helpful to find a great day out in the preserve and to tell you about the wildlife in it. There are also a good variety of walks from short (and not steep) to long (up death canyon) and a great visitors centre. A definite recommendation!
  • Gorgeous, out-of-way nature preserve that is exquisitely maintained with well-groomed walking trails and sturdy boardwalks leading you through thick forests and to exquisite mountain lakes. I highly recommend for a short day hike. It’s close to Jackson Hole Resort and Teton Village.

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