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Great Trail for hiking, running or biking.. Easy access to TH, with a restroom at the Trail Head (TH).

Would be a great hike for family's. It has some moderate elevation change, but nothing to drastic.

I usually park at the ready area and hike to the TH (.5 miles)... Happy Trails

We hiked a portion of this trail today. Very pretty, not too strenuous, meadows and forest and several streams - secluded, very few other hikers. We didn't encounter any bear or moose but did see fresh bear scat.

6 months ago

It's a decent hike but Cascade Canyon is much better in my opinion. Definitely bring bear mace and a whistle. On our way back we came across a black bear and cub foraging for berries. My husband started blowing his whistle and the bears quickly scampered away. There is definitely wild life here!! Overall the elevation climb was spread out nicely and we didn't feel it that much.

Honestly, if you are going to do a canyon hike and you only have one big hike you can do, I'd recommend Cascade Canyon. It is a pretty piney trail with cool views and the river is nice but what is worth the experience is the meadows of wildflowers up in the middle for area, and in route to Marion Lake (which were gorgeous bonuses of being up in this terrain)

9 months ago

My husband and I did this trail last week. Almost got to the end before we could no longer find the trail due to the snow. Nice trail. Long and not too steep. Great views of the river and multiple waterfalls. We did not see anyone else the whole time.

love it!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Certainly not the easiest hike in the park but certainly way up there on the scenery chart. Camp as close to the BMA as possible since it is a long hike to the next campsite.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Great trail with many optional side trails up hill. One of the best for fall foliage.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Fun to ride the gondola to the top and hike all around and even back down the mountain. Lots to see and do, with great views!!

Tuesday, August 09, 2016

This hike is rated as moderate ... Thought it was moderate to strenuous.
Something for everyone on this hike ... Vertical, wild flowers, meadows etc.
It was fun and a great hike for the Teton village area.

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Great out and back hike from the Granite Canyon parking area. We started early and glad we did. Nice gradual elevation gain and shaded but many open areas. According to Alltrails app we about 12.5 miles. When we arrived back at the trail head it was 88 degrees. Glad the sun was at our backs.

nature trips
Tuesday, July 19, 2016

For my two years as a graduate student at U. of Wyoming, Happy Jack has been my go-to for emergency nature visits. At just 15 mins or so from Laramie, this trail is so easily accessible when I need to run my dogs or find some quiet. Surprisingly, even being so nearby I have more often than not found the place entirely to myself, though I've seen lots of cross-country ski tracks, trail runners, and the like year round. The only disadvantages to this place are the fact that snow comes heavy and often makes the trailhead inaccessible by vehicle, and also that the nearby highway can snap your dream state at certain points in the trail. High summer months also bring intolerable waves of biting flies and mosquitoes. I have seen moose in these parts more than any other land animal, as they especially like the mountain pools. I have had some really joyful experiences with this very convenient trail, especially with my dog who loves it even more than me. I'll be sad not to have this in my backyard anymore.

Monday, June 20, 2016

Beautiful. Goes all the way to the top of the Gondola. Great trail

Friday, June 03, 2016

It was a very nice walk. Very gradual inclines. Most of the hike was shaded in the trees. We started early and saw Deer and Moose.

Monday, September 14, 2015

We did an out and back going in about six miles. Next time we are here we plan to ride the tram to the top of Rendevous and then do the canyon from the top.

Monday, September 14, 2015

We did it other way that states here. We started in Teton village and rejoined the Granite canyon trail, hiked up to Marion lake and then looped back to top of Rendezvous mountain where we took the tram down to Teton village.Was a long day. Definitely not an easy hike that we did but was rewarding. Mileage pounded on...

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Super,of course

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Beautiful resort in a beautiful part of the country. They get mountains of snow here too, so always great skiing over the winter.

Sunday, November 02, 2014

Went in July 2014 and paid for a lift ticket and explored the top. Breathtaking, humbling views. Will definitely come back to this hidden gem. Air is pretty thin up there so be advised.

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Great ski resort. On a clear day there is a great view of the Tetons.

Monday, June 10, 2013

This is the real deal with some spetacular diamond and double diamond runs. There is plenty of terain and a lot of verticle.

Monday, March 11, 2013

This trail was beautiful but offered a challenge with lots of short little dips. The view was spectacular and well worth it. It was fairly well maintained and very easy to follow.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Further adventures in Happy Jack....I was relieved of the inconvenience of my real job early in the day, so after an hour or so of preparation, I loaded up a snowboard and went to Happy Jack with a two buddies and my father in tow. The first trail we found was a bunny slope and after a few trips down and back the three of us decided it best to find steeper fair. After a mile drive down an access road we found a hill to our liking and took turns riding this slope once each. I highly recommend this area for any one who just wants to do one or two good board runs. Riding down is fast, furious and the walk back up is tiring and sweat inducing. We ended our trip with a round of Hack and coffee. As an added note; our spot was to the left of the Tie City turn off.

rock climbing
Thursday, February 07, 2013

I can not say that I was on any ski trail but I was in the general vicinity of Happy Jack Road and spied with my little eye a wonderful rock formation. As it seemed to be taunting me I pulled off the road and skipped across a field to its base. The wind (its Wyoming why wouldn't there be wind) was coming from the west so I climbed up the east slope of this formation. Half way up I found a bolt set. "Why would someone bolt this?" I said. I found what I thought would be an easy route, then got stuck, then after an adrenaline filled moment or two found a new path. On top of the formation I could plainly see the wind farm off in the distance, It was a great way to start my morning . Even if your just wanting a nice Sunday drive hop on Happy Jack. Bored with Highway? Blair-Wallis cuts through the NP and connects a road that will take you back to the Linclon head rest stop or there is Veudawoo road which will lead you back into...Veudawoo.

mountain biking
Sunday, April 22, 2012

Customize your ride with the loops at Happy Jack. You can go as easy or hard as you want depending on the route. Watch for hikers and equestrians that frequent the trail.

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