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Grand Teton National Park is a United States National Park located in northwestern Wyoming, south of Yellowstone National Park. The park is named after the Grand Teton, which, at 13,770 feet (4,197 m), is the tallest mountain in the Teton Range.The name "Tetons" originally was intended to describe several hills near the town of Arco, Idaho. They were named by a French trapper who thought that they resembled a very specific part of the female body. Many years later the name was mistakenly applied to the mountains of present day Grand Teton National Park due to the poor map-making and map-reading standards of the time.

hiking
15 hours ago

Gorgeous hike, but strenuous. Steep climb crossing two boulder fields.

If you are not an experienced hiker, take caution. This is a hard hike. Specially if you have fear of heights.
3/4 of the path is a regular hike path. The real challenge comes when the rocks start.
You'll cross 2 sets of rocks which shake like crazy. 2/5 of my group stopped after the first set of rocks.
Next is another set of rocks and a steep climb to the lake.

Do not forget to download the map beforehand.
All this effort is worth it !

hiking
1 day ago

Great trail for first timers. I did this trail during my first trip to the park and had a great experience. The views of the distant mountains are incredible. The hike itself doesn't take long and you can easily do it as a morning or afternoon hike.

hiking
1 day ago

hiking
1 day ago

Hard work climbing up the boulder fields, but well worth it. We watched the eclipse from the top which made it absolutely amazing.

hiking
2 days ago

Multiple hikes on Jenny Lake - Hidden Falls, Lower Falls, Inspiration Point, and trail around part of lake. Purchase a round trip or one-way boat crossing to get to the far side of the lake. Begin with Hidden Falls trails, then continue to Lower Falls or Inspiration Point (the trails have common points). Return to the boat dock to cross back across the Lake. Up for more walking, continue the lake trail around the lake, which will end where you first caught the boat to cross the lake.

My wife and I loved this trail. The trail is quite steep for the first 0.7 miles but then settles into a gentle comfortable grade all the way to the fork to Lake Solitude. The Canyon walls and glimpses of nearby peaks are breathtaking. The entire hike was a delight for all your senses; the views, the sound of Cascade Creek, the smell of wildflowers, the feel of the breeze and coolness of the creek water. Just awesome. The only caution/warning is that this is also a horse trail which means lots of horse droppings to dodge on the narrow trail.
I recommend taking the shuttle across Jenny Lake. This 9 mile hike was plenty enough for my 65 year old muscles and joints. No need to add an extra 4 miles.
All in all one of our best hikes ever.

hiking
3 days ago