Two Ocean Lake Trail

HARD 20 reviews
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Two Ocean Lake Trail is a 6.1 mile loop trail located near Moran, Wyoming that features a lake. The trail is rated as difficult and primarily used for hiking and birding.

DISTANCE
6.1 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
583 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

birding

hiking

forest

lake

wild flowers

wildlife

no dogs

This hike is in BEAR country. Make noise and bring pepper spray.

hiking
2 days ago

An easy, mostly flat hike around the lake. It's beautiful and perfect when you want a mellow, but longer walk.

1 month ago

Excellent for a trail run, soft forest floor, a few ups but mostly flattish... no bugs for us but it was 63 degrees. Also- it is 7 miles acc to all my devices.

hiking
1 month ago

Excellent anti clockwise loop. Wild flowers still stunning. Flat for most of the trip.

hiking
1 month ago

2 months ago

The meadows full of wildflowers were beautiful. There is a small off shoot trail that is about two miles out and back to a look out. It's steep in spots but definitely doable. If you don't go to the lookout this is a fairly flat trail but even with it I wouldn't rate this trail as hard. Moderate at best.

2 months ago

Took this trail on July 11, and the wildflowers were spectacular. Don't think I'd take it any other time of the year. Wear long pants cause the trail's overgrown in places. Also, take plenty of bug spray!

hiking
2 months ago

2 months ago

My rating is biased based on the fact we were attached by a MASSIVE swarm of mosquitos towards the end. Seriously- no amount of bug spray could have saved us. We ended up running the last mile and a half in fear for our lives.
Otherwise lovely trail with unique view of Tetons :)

3 months ago

hiking
3 months ago

hiking
Sunday, September 18, 2016

This is one of my favorite trails, easy, and with beautiful scenery. Great views of the lake. The day we hiked we got to see a large moose and his lady friend.

hiking
Saturday, September 17, 2016

Saturday, June 11, 2016

hiking
Monday, May 16, 2016

horseback riding
Monday, March 14, 2016

hiking
Saturday, August 15, 2015

This hike was very nice! We hiked and birded. Would have been nice to be closer to the lake, but overall it was good.

hiking
Thursday, July 24, 2014

We completed the loop and the Grand View Point spur. The trip up to Grand View gains about 800 or 1,000 feet in 1.1 miles. The trip around the lake is very moderate at best, however we were besieged by biting flies almost the entire route. They seemed to laugh off the bug spray. This is an enjoyable change of pace trail. Go early or late in afternoon for wildlife.

hiking
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

This is one of my favorite hikes in GTNP. Most Teton hikes involve hiking up the canyons between the Tetons and looking back out over the valley; this hike in the valley gives you spectacular views of the Tetons themselves. Other pros: it is relatively flat, relatively uncrowded, and a good place to look for wildlife. The loop around the lake is 6.6 miles. You have the option, about halfway around to take a spur and climb to Grand View Point -- the views are well worth the effort (add 2 miles round trip). I recommend starting at Two Ocean Lake Trailhead and walking counterclockwise (north side of the lake first).

hiking
Sunday, March 17, 2013

Nice easy hike, lots of wild flowers, saw deer, two moose, and a griz. Amazing views only ran into three other groups but the trail head was full when we returned. Go early.

hiking
Wednesday, August 01, 2012

The trail circumnavigates the lake. On this day was unable to hike as a loop because the south side of the lake section of trail was closed due to bear activity. Hiked the north side trail to grand view point and then back out the same way.