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Lake Solitude

Grand Teton National Park, WY
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Worth the sore feet! Hiked August 2014

My family of four (twins were 10 at time) did this hike in August 2014. We started at at 8:30am... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
FamilyFun20144
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Charlotte, North Carolina
NOT for beginners but GORGEOUS!

We did this hike in June 2016 and I can't wait to go back. The beginning hike through Cascade... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joyanne S
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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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A scenic lake popular with hikers and located in Grand Teton National Park.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family of four (twins were 10 at time) did this hike in August 2014. We started at at 8:30am with the ferry across Jenny Lake, did the short distance to Inspiration Point and then the fun started! We stopped for a lunch break at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this hike in June 2016 and I can't wait to go back. The beginning hike through Cascade Canyon is very pleasant and somewhat flat. However, once you get to the Fork, that climb starts to take its toll. Once we reached the upper...More

Thank Joyanne S
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This hike is a rough one! So beginners stay back! For advanced hikers, you will love the steep switch backs and the great view from the lake.

Thank JCW22
Reviewed 14 September 2016

for a visual smorgasbord of what the teton range has to offer, consider the long way to lake solitude - we started up paintbrush canyon, snacked at holly lake, and then crossed paintbrush divide, where we ate lunch and gobbled up the views as well....More

1  Thank 3waytieforlast
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My son and I went on this hike along with our German exchange friend. We took the early boatride over on Jenny Lake and then started hiking. The trail was well marked and there weren't too many people until later in the day. We enjoyed...More

Thank Joel B
Reviewed 4 September 2016

That trip was one of the highlights of my Trails West tour. The hike was about 10 miles or so in, and same amount out. The hike was early in July and there was still plenty of snow around the lake. Thehike alternated between steep...More

Thank jbgusa
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Very long walk to get to the lake. Would recommend talking boat to other end of Jenny lake to get to start of trail. Bring lunch and start early. We did not see wildlife but you get amazing views of the mountains. Around the last...More

2  Thank Jacob R
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We started out early on our 18 mile round trip to Lake Solitude! The hike through Cascade Canyon was pretty easy and we saw a huge moose along the way. After the turn to go up to Lake Solitude, it got much harder because if...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a beautiful hike to a wonderful lake. Remember, however, that the vertical rise is very high so beginner and intermediate hikers….pass on this one.

Thank JCW22
Reviewed 2 August 2016

The hike to Lake Solitude IS long...make no mistake. It's about 7 miles out and then another 7 miles back. But the reward is seeing Lake Solitude. It's stunning. It is crystal clear with beautiful mini-glaciers there year round. If you do enjoy long hikes...More

Thank joannegeller
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