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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  • The Jenny Lake hike had great views in every direction. The variety of the lake, waterfall and scenic over look were all nice. Recommend doing all of the add-ons: Moose Lake, Hidden Falls...  more »
  • We hiked this trail one day. It’s around a 7 mile trail mainly on flat ground. Has a few climbs but nothing major. We started at the overlook and headed left, circling the entire lake. The smell of...  more »

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