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Taggart Lake and Bradley Lake Loop is a 6 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Moose, Wyoming that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, running, nature trips, and bird watching and is best used from May until September.

Length 6.0 mi Elevation gain 761 ft Route type Loop
Hiking Nature trips Bird watching Running Forest Lake Views Wildlife Snow No dogs
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An excellent loop hike with some uphill climbs and epic views of Bradley and Taggart Lakes. There is some shade along the trail, but make sure to bring plenty of water since you will be exerting yourself.

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Phil VanDerHeyden
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HikingGreat!

Awesome trail with the bulk of the elevation work up front as long as you turn right when you begin the loop. Not sure what is the source of truth in regard to elevation but my Apple Watch recorded the elevation change to be 917. A super chill day hanging around two lakes. Make sure to find your way down to the lake Bradley shoreline as it is not readily accessible but very beautiful and peaceful.

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Jocelyn Lipinski
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I did this trail today and it was everything I expected it to be! Beautiful forestry areas, meadows and epic lake views! Lake Taggert was by far the better of the 2. We had a super calm day. So the mirror effect on the lake was amazing. This was definitely worth the 2500 miles i traveled :)

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Katherine Bell
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HikingGreat!

It was a great scenic trail. As a warning there are mating moose in the area. A large group of hikers were charged and pinned behind trees by bull moose trying to mate with two female moose in a clearing very close to the trail. Stay wildlife aware, hike in groups, carry bear spray.

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Dwight Edwards
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Excellent, well maintained enjoyed greatly.

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Paula Vizinat
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HikingGreat!

This is a relatively easy hike with beautiful views. We started at daylight and were the first at Taggart. The lake was beautiful with a mirror image of the Tetons. We only saw two other hikers and a few trail runners. The views of Bradley Lake were nice also. By the time we were walking out, it was a steady stream of people coming in. Go early.

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Luke Hester
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Michael Reifsnider
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HikingGreat!

Great hike for a starter in the Tetons. This trail is very easy to follow and is well marked. You can do as much or as little as you want. The smoke in the area obscured some of the better picture taking areas but in all it was a great hike. My Oregon 600 measured 7.92 miles by the time we got back to our car parked just outside the parking lot on the road.

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Michelle Ciesielski
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Went on a Saturday 9/12/2020. Great loop! Lots of diversity on the trail and what you are walking in. Particularly loved the aspen trees. Quite a few people. We got there about 8am and had no issues parking, but when we were done the lot was full with cars parked down the road.

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Magesn0 .
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HikingGreat!

Beautiful lake and view. Lots of people though.

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Sudhir Movva
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Mark Krause
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Nicole Beecher
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Jim McKnight
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HikingGreat!

Easy with great views if a bit crowded on a weekday.

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Kait Walker
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HikingGreat!

Quite a lot of people on the trail for the Taggart Lake part of the hike, but got quieter when we began the Bradley Lake part of the loop. Overall very nice!

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Emily Tenhundfeld
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John Raines
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A G
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Ended up opting to sit at Taggert and take a dip. Water was the perfect temperature for a deathly hot day. Recommend the short version for sure!

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Brenna Mickey
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Get out there early to get a parking spot and beat the crowds. The lakes are beautiful. The trail is mainly flat and easy track. We even heard moose in the distance while walking!

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James E Tidwell
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Lois Miller
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This trail is an absolute must! Beautiful lakes and incredible views of the surrounding area. Give yourself enough time to sit down and maybe swim if you are brave enough! Also in the morning the surface of it is a perfect mirror of the mountians around it :)

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Andrew Gross
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Pretty trail, wonderful views from lake Taggart.

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Matt Brooks
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Great trail! Watch out for bears!

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Sarah Schooler
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Henry Chyung
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Nice, relatively easy trail with beautiful scenery, especially looking across Taggart Lake to the mountains. Got a late start (2:45pm) and, as a result, didn't see too many other hikers after the first fifteen minutes. Great hike - very relaxing. Took two hours and fifteen minutes to complete.

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Julio Chong
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Great hike! Did the route where we went to Taggert Lake then to Bradley Lake. You really start to appreciate the different angles of the Tetons throughout this hike. Didn’t see much wildlife other than squirrels and chipmunks but still a great hike.

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Talia Sirkis
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Talia Sirkis
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Nice hike. Went to Bradley Lake late morning, and the mountains were still reflecting off the water. Took a dip in Taggart lake. Great hike!

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Emma St. Pierre
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Beautiful hike up to the lake; such clear water and a lovely reflection!!!

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Alexis McGuigan
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HikingGreat!

This trail is well worn and well marked, so very easy to follow. I would honestly describe this hike as easy to anyone that has done any hiking or is in reasonable shape. The trip out to Taggart is super easy and the last mile to Bradley is where you get the elevation. but its gradual. If you want to head down to Bradley's shore then you need to turn right towards Amphitheater trail and theres several spots to hike down. We did some swimming since it was a warm day, but the lake will be cold. I easily managed this hike in Chacos which were great for the water as well!

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Lauren Benveniste
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HikingGreat!

Arrived early, one of few cars in the lot. Took the loop in reverse starting with Taggart Lake and experiences gorgeous views. Enjoyed this hike SO MUCH!

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