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Oxbow Bend, Jackson Hole

#4 of 17 in Parks in Jackson Hole
Nature / Park · Hidden Gem · Landmark
A popular destination within Grand Teton National Park, Oxbow Bend attracts travelers with its iconic views of the snowcapped Mt. Moran. Apart from providing a beautiful setting for landscape photography, especially at dawn and dusk, this calm backwater of the Snake River offers fishing and hiking opportunities, as well as wildlife watching. Plan to visit Oxbow Bend and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Jackson Hole attractions using our Jackson Hole trip itinerary planning app.
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  • a friend seen a moose there. we stopped a couple times on way to and from yellowstone. no moose, but we did see muley. nice place to take pictures and lunch.  more »
  • This is the iconic location for Grand Teton with a beautiful view of both the river and of the Mountains. It is best to see it in the morning  more »
  • This is a beautiful spot for photos and to explore. One of the top photographed areas in the Tetons. We also saw a few people kayaking which looked really fun.
  • STUNNING! This place is known for animals. We saw elk and cranes. Get here at dusk or dawn for beautiful lighting. Especially in Fall when the leaves are changing. There is plenty of parking which is rare in popular spots in the Tetons.

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